554 Loftus Rd
Fairbanks, AK 99709
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
University Park Elementary School serves 475 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
University Park Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Alaska for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 46% (which is higher than the Alaska state average of 39%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 49% (which is higher than the Alaska state average of 42%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Alaska state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority American Indian and Hispanic), which is lower than the Alaska state average of 53% (majority American Indian).

School Overview

University Park Elementary School's student population of 475 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students
475 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
27 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

University Park Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 461 schools in Alaska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of University Park Elementary School is 0.63, 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.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AK)
Overall Testing Rank
#196 out of 461 schools
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of University Park Elementary School, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of University Park 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 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
42%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of University Park 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 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
15:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of University Park Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Alaska by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
9%
23%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in University Park Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Alaska by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Asian
2%
6%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in University Park Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Alaska by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hispanic
7%
7%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in University Park Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Alaska by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
2%
3%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in University Park Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Alaska by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
55%
47%
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Hawaiian
n/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of Hawaiian students in University Park Elementary School and the percentage of Hawaiian public school students in Alaska by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Two or more races
25%
11%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in University Park Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Alaska by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in University Park Elementary School.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AK.
Diversity Score
0.63
This chart display the diversity score of University Park Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Alaska by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
34%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in University Park Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Alaska by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in University Park Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alaska by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education

School Reviews

5  
Quality academics and caring staff! Everything you are looking for in an elementary school. The number one public school to send your student to in the district if you care about them receiving a quality education!!!
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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Students: 475 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 45%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in AK
  • Math Proficiency
    : 46% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 49% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.63 (Top 30%)

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