Weller Elementary School

635 Elementary Dr
Fairbanks, AK 99701
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
6/
10
Top 50%
Weller Elementary School serves 468 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 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 48% (which is higher than the Alaska state average of 40%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 49% (which is higher than the Alaska state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Alaska state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Alaska state average of 53% (majority American Indian).

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 OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students468 students
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Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
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School Comparison

Weller Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 466 schools in Alaska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (AK)
Overall Testing Rank
#204 out of 466 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:117:1
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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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Diversity Score
0.470.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
23%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFairbanks North Star Borough School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Weller Elementary School is Alternative Learning Systems (4.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Tanana Middle School (3.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Ladd Elementary School (3.6 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Fairbanks Ladd Elementary School Math: 50% | Reading: 57%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-6 | 501 students
    3.6 miles
    601 F St
    Fairbanks, AK 99701
    (907) 451-1700
    3.6 PK-6 501
  • Fairbanks Tanana Middle School Math: 31% | Reading: 52%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 385 students
    3.7 miles
    600 Trainor Gate Rd
    Fairbanks, AK 99701
    (907) 452-8145
    3.7 7-8 385
  • Fairbanks Nordale Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 362 students
    4.2 miles
    397 Hamilton Ave
    Fairbanks, AK 99701
    (907) 452-2696
    4.2 PK-6 362
  • Fairbanks Joy Elementary School Math: 41% | Reading: 33%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 425 students
    4.3 miles
    24 Margaret St
    Fairbanks, AK 99701
    (907) 456-5469
    4.3 PK-6 425
  • Fairbanks Ticasuk Brown Elementary School Math: 35% | Reading: 39%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 504 students
    4.7 miles
    785 Lakloey Dr
    Fairbanks, AK 99701
    (907) 488-3200
    4.7 PK-5 504

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