William H. Seward Elementary School
William H. Seward Elementary School serves 214 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
William H. Seward 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45-49% (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 55-59% (which is higher than the Alaska state average of 42%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Alaska state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Hispanic and American Indian), which is lower than the Alaska state average of 53% (majority American Indian).
- Grades: Prekindergarten-5
- Students: 214 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
- Minority Enrollment: 38%
- Overall Testing Rank: Top 50% in AK
- Math Proficiency: 45-49% (Top 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 55-59% (Top 20%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AK Dept. of Education
William H. Seward Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Alaska for:
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
William H. Seward Elementary School's student population of 214 students has declined by 30% over five school years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
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Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
William H. Seward 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 William H. Seward Elementary School is 0.56, 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (AK)
Overall Testing Rank
#145 out of 461 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
National School Lunch Program
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AK Dept. of Education
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