Willow Elementary School serves 140 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Willow Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Alaska for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-59% (which is higher than the Alaska state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60-69% (which is higher than the Alaska state average of 44%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Alaska state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is lower than the Alaska state average of 53% (majority American Indian).
- Grades: Prekindergarten-5
- Enrollment: 140 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
- Minority Enrollment: 32%
- Overall Testing Rank: Top 10% in AK
- Math Proficiency: 50-59% (Top 10%)
- Reading Proficiency: 60-69% (Top 10%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AK Dept. of Education
Willow Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Alaska for:
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Willow Elementary School's student population of 140 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 11 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
(offers virtual instruction)
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Willow Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% 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 Willow Elementary School is 0.50, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
State Level (AK)
Overall Testing Rank
#33 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
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 Willow Elementary School's ranking?
Willow Elementary School is ranked #33 out of 443 schools, which ranks it among the top 10% of public schools in Alaska.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
50-59% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% AK state average), while 60-69% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 44% AK state average).
How many students attend Willow Elementary School?
140 students attend Willow Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
68% of Willow Elementary School students are White, 18% of students are Two or more races, 8% of students are American Indian, 5% of students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Willow Elementary School?
Willow Elementary School has a student ration of 13:1, which is lower than the Alaska state average of 14:1.
What grades does Willow Elementary School offer ?
Willow Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Willow Elementary School part of?
Willow Elementary School is part of Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District.
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