Willow Crest Elementary School

  • Willow Crest Elementary School serves 387 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 34% (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 33% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Alaska state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 83% of the student body (majority Hispanic and American Indian), which is higher than the Alaska state average of 53%.

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 grown by 8% 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 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 14:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • 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 School Rank (16-17)#266 out of 465 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:117:1
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American Indian
16%
23%
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Asian
12%
6%
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Hispanic
23%
7%
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Black
2%
3%
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White
17%
47%
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Hawaiian
10%
3%
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Two or more races
20%
11%
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Diversity Score0.840.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
96%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
4%
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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

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