Willow Crest Elementary School

1004 W Tudor Rd
Anchorage, AK 99503
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Willow Crest Elementary School serves 387 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Willow Crest Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alaska for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 41% (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 41% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Alaska state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 84% of the student body (majority Hispanic and American Indian), which is higher than the Alaska state average of 53% (majority American Indian and Hispanic).

Top Placements

Willow Crest Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Alaska for:

School Overview

Willow Crest Elementary School's student population of 387 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students387 students
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Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
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School Comparison

Willow Crest Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 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 Willow Crest Elementary School is 0.84, 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 Testing Rank
#244 out of 466 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:117:1
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American Indian
15%
23%
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Asian
13%
6%
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Hispanic
22%
7%
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Black
3%
3%
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White
16%
47%
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Hawaiian
11%
3%
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Two or more races
20%
11%
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Diversity Score
0.840.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
96%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
14%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAnchorage School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Willow Crest Elementary School is Frontier Charter School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Rilke Schule Charter School (0.5 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Anchorage Rilke Schule Charter School Magnet School
    Charter School
    Math: 59% | Reading: 65%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: K-8 | 501 students
    0.5 miles
    650 W International Airport Rd
    Anchorage, AK 99507
    (907) 742-0900
    0.5 K-8 501
  • Anchorage Aquarian Charter School Charter School
    Math: 71% | Reading: 75%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: K-6 | 385 students
    0.9 miles
    1705 W 32nd Ave
    Anchorage, AK 99517
    (907) 742-4900
    0.9 K-6 385
  • Anchorage Northwood Abc Magnet School
    Math: 35-39% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 348 students
    0.9 miles
    4807 Northwood Dr
    Anchorage, AK 99517
    (907) 742-6800
    0.9 PK-6 348
  • Anchorage Frontier Charter School Charter School
    Math: 20-24% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-12 | 291 students
    1.1 miles
    400 W Northern Lights Blvd #9
    Anchorage, AK 99503
    (907) 742-1180
    1.1 K-12 291
  • Anchorage S.a.v.e. High School Alternative School
    Grades: 9-12 | 160 students
    1.2 miles
    410 East 56th
    Anchorage, AK 99518
    (907) 742-1250
    1.2 9-12 160

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