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Trailside Elementary School

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Posted September 21, 2009

They really get the kids involved
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 20, 2009

My grandaughter is doing great there, parent participation is really high.


Posted September 20, 2009

It's an amazing place to work. The entire staff cares about the success of each student. Parent participation is unbelievable. Finally, the students at Trailside also help each other learn and grow to become fine young men and women one day.


Posted September 20, 2009

All of the staff is very pro-active and our son is very happy there!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 20, 2009

Trailside has great staff! We love the open door policy, great communication with tachers.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 20, 2009

We have great kids that attend this school, respectful, hardworking, and apply themselves.


Posted September 20, 2009

My kids love it! The teachers are awsome!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 20, 2009

This school is very helpful for strugallinge kids the teachers are there when need be


Posted September 20, 2009

They have great teachers who are real friends to my children. They also have great field trips
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 20, 2009

Because the teachers are great to work with and the work great with the parents.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 20, 2009

The staff creates a safe enviornment for the students to learn while by developing a community minded student body.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 19, 2009

Trailside has excellent teachers who care very much for the kids. They work with them on any problem subjects they are having problems with until they understand and excel.


Posted September 19, 2009

Trailside is the best place to learn ! Thats why i chosed this schoool !
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 19, 2009

Trailside Elementary is the greatest school because the Teachers and staff are serious about education. They care as if every child is their own and they help them excell toward productive furture.


Posted September 19, 2009

Great Teachers, my son loved Trailside so much! He didnt care which teacher he got from K-6.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 19, 2009

This has been a wonderful school for my children. The staff, teachers and principal have been very supportive in making sure my girls are successful each and every year. Thank you everyone!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 19, 2009

Trailside is a awesome school. All of my children went to Trailside. They enjoyed thier time there and the teachers and staff are wonderful.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 18, 2009

Principal Patrick Freeman leads a dynamic, innovative team of professionals. One of those professionals is 1st grade teacher Jamie Locke. She is an outstanding teacher.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 18, 2009

The school has all the ingredients for learning...excellent teachers, suporting administration, balanced facilities, and beautiful location.


Posted September 18, 2009

It has a great staff and a great student body in a wonderful building in a beautiful state!


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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.

61 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
90%

2012

 
 
88%

2011

 
 
86%

2010

 
 
80%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 81% in 2013.

61 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
87%

2012

 
 
91%

2011

 
 
84%

2010

 
 
81%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 75% in 2013.

61 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
87%

2012

 
 
91%

2011

 
 
91%

2010

 
 
84%
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.

67 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
91%

2012

 
 
89%

2011

 
 
76%

2010

 
 
>=95%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 75% in 2013.

67 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
85%

2012

 
 
85%

2011

 
 
78%

2010

 
 
>=95%
Science

The state average for Science was 50% in 2013.

67 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
63%

2012

 
 
65%

2011

 
 
43%

2010

 
 
71%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 76% in 2013.

66 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
89%

2012

 
 
89%

2011

 
 
84%

2010

 
 
>=95%
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.

67 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
87%

2012

 
 
86%

2011

 
 
83%

2010

 
 
91%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 77% in 2013.

69 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
91%

2012

 
 
88%

2011

 
 
91%

2010

 
 
88%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 73% in 2013.

69 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
87%

2012

 
 
90%

2011

 
 
90%

2010

 
 
89%
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.

72 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
81%

2012

 
 
91%

2011

 
 
93%

2010

 
 
92%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 76% in 2013.

73 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
85%

2012

 
 
100%

2011

 
 
88%

2010

 
 
93%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 70% in 2013.

73 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
82%

2012

 
 
91%

2011

 
 
90%

2010

 
 
93%
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 Students90%
Female94%
Male84%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White95%
Economically disadvantaged85%
Not economically disadvantaged92%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities96%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English93%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant90%
Special Education with Accomodationn/a

Reading

All Students87%
Female97%
Male72%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White95%
Economically disadvantaged69%
Not economically disadvantaged92%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities94%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English91%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant86%
Special Education with Accomodationn/a

Writing

All Students87%
Female92%
Male80%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White98%
Economically disadvantaged77%
Not economically disadvantaged90%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities94%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English91%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant86%
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 Students91%
Female97%
Male86%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracial91%
Native Americann/a
White94%
Economically disadvantaged90%
Not economically disadvantaged91%
Students with disabilities69%
Students without disabilities96%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English90%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant90%
Special Education with Accomodation64%

Reading

All Students85%
Female94%
Male78%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracial82%
Native Americann/a
White91%
Economically disadvantaged76%
Not economically disadvantaged89%
Students with disabilities62%
Students without disabilities91%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English85%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant85%
Special Education with Accomodation55%

Science

All Students63%
Female71%
Male56%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracial73%
Native Americann/a
White71%
Economically disadvantaged52%
Not economically disadvantaged67%
Students with disabilities38%
Students without disabilities69%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English64%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant59%
Special Education with Accomodation36%

Writing

All Students89%
Female97%
Male83%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracial100%
Native Americann/a
White94%
Economically disadvantaged80%
Not economically disadvantaged93%
Students with disabilities62%
Students without disabilities96%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English90%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant90%
Special Education with Accomodation55%
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 Students87%
Female79%
Male92%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White95%
Economically disadvantaged75%
Not economically disadvantaged90%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities95%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English89%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant87%
Special Education with Accomodationn/a

Reading

All Students91%
Female90%
Male92%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White95%
Economically disadvantaged81%
Not economically disadvantaged94%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities98%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English94%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant92%
Special Education with Accomodationn/a

Writing

All Students87%
Female84%
Male89%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White92%
Economically disadvantaged81%
Not economically disadvantaged89%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities97%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English90%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant88%
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 Students81%
Female81%
Male80%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracial85%
Native Americann/a
White79%
Economically disadvantaged59%
Not economically disadvantaged87%
Students with disabilities18%
Students without disabilities92%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English83%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant81%
Special Education with Accomodation18%

Reading

All Students85%
Female86%
Male83%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracial85%
Native Americann/a
White82%
Economically disadvantaged78%
Not economically disadvantaged87%
Students with disabilities42%
Students without disabilities93%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English86%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant86%
Special Education with Accomodation42%

Writing

All Students82%
Female89%
Male75%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracial85%
Native Americann/a
White82%
Economically disadvantaged67%
Not economically disadvantaged87%
Students with disabilities33%
Students without disabilities92%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English83%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant83%
Special Education with Accomodation33%
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 54% 51%
Two or more races 17% 8%
American Indian/Alaska Native 9% 23%
Hispanic 8% 6%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 7% 6%
Black 4% 4%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 1% 2%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 27%N/A41%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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5151 Abbott Rd
Anchorage, AK 99507
Phone: (907) 742-5500

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