Weller Elementary School serves 372 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Weller 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 20%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45-49% (which is higher than the Alaska state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-54% (which is higher than the Alaska state average of 44%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Alaska state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Hispanic and American Indian), which is lower than the Alaska state average of 53% (majority American Indian).
- Grades: Prekindergarten-6
- Enrollment: 372 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
- Minority Enrollment: 32%
- Overall Testing Rank: Top 50% in AK
- Math Proficiency: 45-49% (Top 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 50-54% (Top 20%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AK Dept. of Education
Weller Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Alaska for:
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Weller Elementary School's student population of 372 students has declined by 17% over five school years.
The teacher population of 19 teachers has declined by 29% over five school years.
(offers virtual instruction)
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Weller Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 443 schools in Alaska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Weller Elementary School is 0.50, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
State Level (AK)
Overall Testing Rank
#144 out of 443 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AK Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Weller Elementary School's ranking?
Weller Elementary School is ranked #144 out of 443 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Alaska.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
45-49% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% AK state average), while 50-54% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 44% AK state average).
How many students attend Weller Elementary School?
372 students attend Weller Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
68% of Weller Elementary School students are White, 19% of students are Two or more races, 6% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are American Indian, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Weller Elementary School?
Weller Elementary School has a student ration of 20:1, which is higher than the Alaska state average of 14:1.
What grades does Weller Elementary School offer ?
Weller Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-6 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Weller Elementary School part of?
Weller Elementary School is part of Fairbanks North Star Borough School District.
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