Woodriver Elementary School

5000 Palo Verde Dr
Fairbanks, AK 99709
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
7/
10
Top 50%
5.00 5 1 (1 review)
Woodriver Elementary School serves 436 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Woodriver Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Alaska for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 56% (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 46% (which is equal to the Alaska state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is equal to the Alaska state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is lower than the Alaska state average of 53% (majority American Indian).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Woodriver Elementary School's student population of 436 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students436 students
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Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
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School Comparison

Woodriver Elementary School is ranked within the top 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 Woodriver Elementary School is 0.64, 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AK)
Overall Testing Rank
#180 out of 466 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:117:1
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American Indian
11%
23%
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Asian
2%
6%
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Hispanic
7%
7%
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Black
1%
3%
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White
54%
47%
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Hawaiian
1%
3%
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Two or more races
24%
11%
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Diversity Score
0.640.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
25%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFairbanks North Star Borough School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Woodriver Elementary School is Effie Kokrine Charter School (1.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Watershed Charter School (0.8 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Fairbanks Watershed Charter School Charter School
    Math: 70-74% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: K-8 | 197 students
    0.8 miles
    4975 Decathlon Ave
    Fairbanks, AK 99709
    (907) 374-9350
    0.8 K-8 197
  • Fairbanks University Park Elementary School Math: 53% | Reading: 51%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-6 | 475 students
    0.9 miles
    554 Loftus Rd
    Fairbanks, AK 99709
    (907) 479-6963
    0.9 PK-6 475
  • Fairbanks Effie Kokrine Charter School Charter School
    Math: 10-14% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-12 | 171 students
    1.0 miles
    601 Loftus Rd
    Fairbanks, AK 99709
    (907) 474-0958
    1 7-12 171
  • Fairbanks Raven School Math: 24% | Reading: 42%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-12 | 1,515 student
    1.3 miles
    4762 Old Airport Way
    Fairbanks, AK 99709
    (907) 374-9401
    1.3 PK-12 1,515
  • Fairbanks West Valley High School Math: 33% | Reading: 39%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 976 students
    1.7 miles
    3800 Geist Rd
    Fairbanks, AK 99709
    (907) 479-4221
    1.7 9-12 976

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