Williwaw Elementary School

  • Williwaw Elementary School serves 342 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25-29% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 35%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 10-14% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Alaska state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 91% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the Alaska state average of 53%.

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School Overview

  • Williwaw Elementary School's student population of 342 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 26 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students342 students
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Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Williwaw Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 465 schools in Alaska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Williwaw Elementary School is 0.79, 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AK)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#330 out of 465 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)25-29%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)10-14%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:117:1
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American Indian
6%
23%
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Asian
37%
6%
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Hispanic
15%
7%
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Black
4%
3%
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White
9%
47%
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Hawaiian
13%
3%
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Two or more races
16%
11%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Williwaw Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AK.
Diversity Score0.790.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Williwaw Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alaska by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAnchorage School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education

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