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College Gate Elementary School

Public | PK-6

 
 

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Posted October 17, 2008

My son attended Kindergarten here as a highly advanced student. Instead of being forced to go over his alphabet and things he already knew, his teacher took the initiative to DO something to keep his attention. He was allowed to visit a 2nd grade classroom 3 days a week for advanced reading, which made a world of difference in his attitude about school because he was getting bored. i was very impressed with his teacher and the staffs willingness to work with his need individually!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 9, 2008

My eldest child just completed seven years of education at College Gate and I have two other children still attending the school. I would not pick another school for them to attend. caring staff, involved families, and a safe environment to promote an excellent education.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 12, 2008

A Fantastic school for kids. The school principle has a no-nonsense standards and all the kids seem to enjoy the teachers.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 5, 2008

I was so impressed with the experience my child had at this school. My son started Kindergarten here with Mrs. Henry and I loved the way she & the school took care of those little ones. The teachers there are creative with the kids. They did many art projects and had a very well rounded schedule. The principal is wonderful and friendly as is all the staff I came in contact with.
—Submitted by a parent


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The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
Math

The state average for Math was 76% in 2013.

50 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
82%

2012

 
 
77%

2011

 
 
71%

2010

 
 
82%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 81% in 2013.

49 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
82%

2012

 
 
81%

2011

 
 
94%

2010

 
 
83%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 75% in 2013.

49 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
80%

2012

 
 
79%

2011

 
 
83%

2010

 
 
80%
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Alaska used the Standards Based Assessment (SBA) to test students in grades 3 through 10 in reading, math and writing, and in grades 4, 8 and 10 in science. The SBA is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Alaska. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

Source: Alaska Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 75% in 2013.

44 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
66%

2012

 
 
88%

2011

 
 
87%

2010

 
 
86%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 75% in 2013.

44 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
70%

2012

 
 
80%

2011

 
 
90%

2010

 
 
88%
Science

The state average for Science was 50% in 2013.

44 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
32%

2012

 
 
48%

2011

 
 
57%

2010

 
 
40%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 76% in 2013.

44 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
80%

2012

 
 
90%

2011

 
 
92%

2010

 
 
91%
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Alaska used the Standards Based Assessment (SBA) to test students in grades 3 through 10 in reading, math and writing, and in grades 4, 8 and 10 in science. The SBA is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Alaska. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

Source: Alaska Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 70% in 2013.

50 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
66%

2012

 
 
57%

2011

 
 
55%

2010

 
 
71%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 77% in 2013.

50 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
72%

2012

 
 
77%

2011

 
 
69%

2010

 
 
76%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 73% in 2013.

50 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
72%

2012

 
 
79%

2011

 
 
62%

2010

 
 
70%
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Alaska used the Standards Based Assessment (SBA) to test students in grades 3 through 10 in reading, math and writing, and in grades 4, 8 and 10 in science. The SBA is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Alaska. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

Source: Alaska Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 70% in 2013.

53 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
64%

2012

 
 
56%

2011

 
 
66%

2010

 
 
58%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 76% in 2013.

53 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
77%

2012

 
 
71%

2011

 
 
79%

2010

 
 
73%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 70% in 2013.

53 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
72%

2012

 
 
62%

2011

 
 
79%

2010

 
 
63%
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Alaska used the Standards Based Assessment (SBA) to test students in grades 3 through 10 in reading, math and writing, and in grades 4, 8 and 10 in science. The SBA is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Alaska. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

Source: Alaska Department of Education

Math

All Students82%
Female77%
Male86%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islander79%
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White92%
Economically disadvantaged73%
Not economically disadvantaged95%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities90%
English language learners64%
Proficient in English87%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant79%
Special Education with Accomodationn/a

Reading

All Students82%
Female82%
Male81%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islander79%
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White100%
Economically disadvantaged77%
Not economically disadvantaged89%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities98%
English language learners70%
Proficient in English85%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant79%
Special Education with Accomodationn/a

Writing

All Students80%
Female86%
Male74%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islander71%
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White91%
Economically disadvantaged77%
Not economically disadvantaged84%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities85%
English language learners70%
Proficient in English82%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant79%
Special Education with Accomodationn/a
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Alaska used the Standards Based Assessment (SBA) to test students in grades 3 through 10 in reading, math and writing, and in grades 4, 8 and 10 in science. The SBA is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Alaska. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

The different student groups are identified by the Alaska Department of Education and Early Development. If there are fewer than 5 students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Alaska Department of Education

Math

All Students66%
Female59%
Male70%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracial56%
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged59%
Not economically disadvantaged80%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities80%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English71%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant64%
Special Education with Accomodationn/a

Reading

All Students70%
Female65%
Male74%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracial69%
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged72%
Not economically disadvantaged67%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities77%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English76%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant69%
Special Education with Accomodationn/a

Science

All Students32%
Female29%
Male33%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracial19%
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged21%
Not economically disadvantaged53%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities37%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English37%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant31%
Special Education with Accomodationn/a

Writing

All Students80%
Female94%
Male70%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracial81%
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged79%
Not economically disadvantaged80%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities89%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English82%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant79%
Special Education with Accomodationn/a
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Alaska used the Standards Based Assessment (SBA) to test students in grades 3 through 10 in reading, math and writing, and in grades 4, 8 and 10 in science. The SBA is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Alaska. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

The different student groups are identified by the Alaska Department of Education and Early Development. If there are fewer than 5 students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Alaska Department of Education

Math

All Students66%
Female67%
Male65%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White60%
Economically disadvantaged59%
Not economically disadvantaged71%
Students with disabilities10%
Students without disabilities80%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English67%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant70%
Special Education with Accomodationn/a

Reading

All Students72%
Female74%
Male70%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White70%
Economically disadvantaged64%
Not economically disadvantaged79%
Students with disabilities20%
Students without disabilities85%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English73%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant74%
Special Education with Accomodationn/a

Writing

All Students72%
Female70%
Male74%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White70%
Economically disadvantaged64%
Not economically disadvantaged79%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities85%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English71%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant74%
Special Education with Accomodationn/a
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Alaska used the Standards Based Assessment (SBA) to test students in grades 3 through 10 in reading, math and writing, and in grades 4, 8 and 10 in science. The SBA is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Alaska. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

The different student groups are identified by the Alaska Department of Education and Early Development. If there are fewer than 5 students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Alaska Department of Education

Math

All Students64%
Female53%
Male78%
Black50%
Asian/Pacific Islander40%
Hispanicn/a
Multiracial82%
Native Americann/a
White76%
Economically disadvantaged53%
Not economically disadvantaged81%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities71%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English65%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant64%
Special Education with Accomodationn/a

Reading

All Students77%
Female80%
Male74%
Black60%
Asian/Pacific Islander50%
Hispanicn/a
Multiracial91%
Native Americann/a
White88%
Economically disadvantaged72%
Not economically disadvantaged86%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities80%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English80%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant75%
Special Education with Accomodationn/a

Writing

All Students72%
Female77%
Male65%
Black50%
Asian/Pacific Islander80%
Hispanicn/a
Multiracial73%
Native Americann/a
White76%
Economically disadvantaged66%
Not economically disadvantaged81%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities78%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English73%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant70%
Special Education with Accomodationn/a
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Alaska used the Standards Based Assessment (SBA) to test students in grades 3 through 10 in reading, math and writing, and in grades 4, 8 and 10 in science. The SBA is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Alaska. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

The different student groups are identified by the Alaska Department of Education and Early Development. If there are fewer than 5 students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Alaska Department of Education

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 28% 51%
Two or more races 19% 8%
American Indian/Alaska Native 13% 23%
Hispanic 11% 6%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 10% 6%
Black 9% 4%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 9% 2%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 63%N/A41%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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3101 Sunflower St
Anchorage, AK 99508
Phone: (907) 742-1500

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