Ursa Minor Elementary School
Ursa Minor Elementary School serves 305 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Ursa Minor Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Alaska for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55-59% (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 50-54% (which is higher than the Alaska state average of 42%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Alaska state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Alaska state average of 53% (majority American Indian and Hispanic).
Ursa Minor Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Alaska for:
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Ursa Minor Elementary School's student population of 305 students has declined by 15% over five school years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Ursa Minor Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Ursa Minor Elementary School is 0.62, 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
State Level (AK)
Overall Testing Rank
#55 out of 461 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education
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