Williwaw Elementary School serves 333 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Williwaw Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alaska for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15-19% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 15-19% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 44%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Alaska state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 90% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the Alaska state average of 53% (majority American Indian and Hispanic).
- Grades: Prekindergarten-6
- Enrollment: 333 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
- Minority Enrollment: 90%
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50% in AK
- Math Proficiency: 15-19% (Btm 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 15-19% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AK Dept. of Education
Williwaw Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Alaska for:
Percent Eligible For Free Lunch
Williwaw Elementary School's student population of 333 students has declined by 15% over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
(offers virtual instruction)
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Williwaw Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 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 Williwaw Elementary School is 0.81, which is more 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
#358 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 (13-14)
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 Williwaw Elementary School's ranking?
Williwaw Elementary School is ranked #358 out of 443 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Alaska.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
15-19% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% AK state average), while 15-19% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 44% AK state average).
How many students attend Williwaw Elementary School?
333 students attend Williwaw Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
31% of Williwaw Elementary School students are Asian, 20% of students are Hawaiian, 15% of students are Hispanic, 14% of students are Two or more races, 10% of students are White, 7% of students are American Indian, and 3% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Williwaw Elementary School?
Williwaw Elementary School has a student ration of 14:1, which is equal to the Alaska state average of 14:1.
What grades does Williwaw Elementary School offer ?
Williwaw Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-6 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Williwaw Elementary School part of?
Williwaw Elementary School is part of Anchorage School District.
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