635 Elementary Dr
Fairbanks, AK 99701
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
Weller Elementary School serves 468 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Weller Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Alaska for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 58% (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 55% (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 29% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Alaska state average of 53% (majority American Indian).

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Weller Elementary School's student population of 468 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
468 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
26 teachers
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School Rankings

Weller Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% 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 Weller Elementary School is 0.47, 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
#44 out of 461 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
15:1
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American Indian
5%
23%
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Asian
1%
6%
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Hispanic
8%
7%
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Black
1%
3%
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White
71%
47%
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Hawaiian
n/a
3%
Two or more races
14%
11%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.47
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
23%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
4%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Students: 468 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 29%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10% in AK
  • Math Proficiency
    : 58% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 55% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.47 (Btm 50%)

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