Tustumena Elementary School

58231 Sterling Hwy
Kasilof, AK 99610
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 30%
Serving 128 students in grades Prekindergarten-6, Tustumena Elementary School ranks in the top 30% of all schools in Alaska for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (which is higher than the Alaska state average of 23%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45-49% (which is higher than the Alaska state average of 29%).
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Alaska state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is lower than the Alaska state average of 53% (majority American Indian).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 128 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 29%
  • : Top 30% in AK
  • : 35-39% (Top 30%)
  • : 45-49% (Top 30%)
  • : 40-59% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AK Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Tustumena Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Alaska for:

Category
Attribute
Most improved public schools

School Overview

Tustumena Elementary School's student population of 128 students has declined by 31% over five school years.
The teacher population of 11 teachers has declined by 15% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
128 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
11 teachers
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School Rankings

Tustumena Elementary School ranks within the top 30% of all 459 schools in Alaska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Tustumena Elementary School is 0.46, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.71. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (AK)
#119 out of 459 schools
(Top 30%)
This chart displays the overall school rank of Tustumena Elementary School, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
35-39%
23%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Tustumena Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Alaska by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
45-49%
29%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Tustumena Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Alaska by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
40-59%
38%
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
14:1
This chart displays the student teacher ratio of Tustumena Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Alaska by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
13%
22%
This chart displays the percentage of American Indian students in Tustumena Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Alaska by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Asian
n/a
5%
This chart displays the percentage of Asian students in Tustumena Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Alaska by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Hispanic
1%
8%
This chart displays the percentage of Hispanic students in Tustumena Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Alaska by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
n/a
2%
This chart displays the percentage of Black students in Tustumena Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Alaska by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
White
71%
47%
This chart displays the percentage of White students in Tustumena Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Alaska by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
3%
Two or more races
15%
13%
This chart displays the percentage of students of two or more races in Tustumena Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Alaska by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Tustumena Elementary School.
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in Alaska.
0.46
This chart displays the diversity score of Tustumena Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Alaska by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
64%
39%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Tustumena Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Alaska by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
4%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Tustumena Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alaska by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AK Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Tustumena Elementary School's ranking?
Tustumena Elementary School is ranked #119 out of 459 schools, which ranks it among the top 30% of public schools in Alaska.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
35-39% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 23% AK state average), while 45-49% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 29% AK state average).
How many students attend Tustumena Elementary School?
128 students attend Tustumena Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
71% of Tustumena Elementary School students are White, 15% of students are Two or more races, 13% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Hispanic.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Tustumena Elementary School?
Tustumena Elementary School has a student ration of 12:1, which is lower than the Alaska state average of 14:1.
What grades does Tustumena Elementary School offer ?
Tustumena Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-6 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Tustumena Elementary School part of?
Tustumena Elementary School is part of Kenai Peninsula Borough School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 128 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 29%
  • : Top 30%
  • : 35-39% (Top 30%)
  • : 45-49% (Top 30%)
  • : 40-59% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AK Dept. of Education

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