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Glacier Valley Elementary School

Public | PK-5 | 365 students

 

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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 75% in 2011.

57 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
83%

2010

 
 
65%

2009

 
 
71%

2008

 
 
75%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 82% in 2011.

58 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
88%

2010

 
 
78%

2009

 
 
80%

2008

 
 
80%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 74% in 2011.

58 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
76%

2010

 
 
67%

2009

 
 
70%

2008

 
 
73%
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2010-2011 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 2011.

58 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
69%

2010

 
 
68%

2009

 
 
40%

2008

 
 
74%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 74% in 2011.

58 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
66%

2010

 
 
86%

2009

 
 
69%

2008

 
 
85%
Science

The state average for Science was 50% in 2011.

58 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
57%

2010

 
 
40%

2009

 
 
27%

2008

 
 
59%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 76% in 2011.

58 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
67%

2010

 
 
74%

2009

 
 
69%

2008

 
 
80%
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2010-2011 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 2011.

55 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
60%

2010

 
 
60%

2009

 
 
61%

2008

 
 
67%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 79% in 2011.

54 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
82%

2010

 
 
80%

2009

 
 
75%

2008

 
 
88%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 75% in 2011.

55 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
64%

2010

 
 
64%

2009

 
 
68%

2008

 
 
76%
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2010-2011 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 Students83%
Female83%
Male82%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islander>=60%
Hispanicn/a
Multiracial>=75%
Native American60%
White>=90%
Economically disadvantaged70%
Not economically disadvantaged89%
Students with disabilities46%
Students without disabilities93%
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a

Reading

All Students88%
Female>=90%
Male82%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islander>=60%
Hispanicn/a
Multiracial>=75%
Native American73%
White>=90%
Economically disadvantaged76%
Not economically disadvantaged>=90%
Students with disabilities54%
Students without disabilities>=95%
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a

Writing

All Students76%
Female84%
Male67%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islander>=60%
Hispanicn/a
Multiracial>=75%
Native American53%
White>=90%
Economically disadvantaged62%
Not economically disadvantaged84%
Students with disabilities31%
Students without disabilities89%
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2010-2011 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 Students69%
Female72%
Male66%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islander>=60%
Hispanic>=75%
Multiracial64%
Native American>=60%
White68%
Economically disadvantaged56%
Not economically disadvantaged75%
Students with disabilities38%
Students without disabilities81%
English language learners<=40%
Migrantn/a

Reading

All Students66%
Female66%
Male66%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islander>=60%
Hispanic>=75%
Multiracial71%
Native American43%
White64%
Economically disadvantaged56%
Not economically disadvantaged70%
Students with disabilities38%
Students without disabilities76%
English language learners43%
Migrantn/a

Science

All Students57%
Female55%
Male59%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islander<=40%
Hispanic>=75%
Multiracial64%
Native American57%
White55%
Economically disadvantaged39%
Not economically disadvantaged65%
Students with disabilities44%
Students without disabilities62%
English language learners<=40%
Migrantn/a

Writing

All Students67%
Female66%
Male69%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islander>=60%
Hispanic>=75%
Multiracial64%
Native American>=60%
White59%
Economically disadvantaged50%
Not economically disadvantaged75%
Students with disabilities44%
Students without disabilities76%
English language learners<=40%
Migrantn/a
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2010-2011 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 Students60%
Female60%
Male60%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islander63%
Hispanicn/a
Multiracial60%
Native American54%
White57%
Economically disadvantaged45%
Not economically disadvantaged69%
Students with disabilities23%
Students without disabilities71%
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a

Reading

All Students82%
Female>=80%
Male77%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islander>=75%
Hispanicn/a
Multiracial>=80%
Native American67%
White86%
Economically disadvantaged84%
Not economically disadvantaged80%
Students with disabilities54%
Students without disabilities90%
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a

Writing

All Students64%
Female60%
Male66%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islander>=75%
Hispanicn/a
Multiracial60%
Native American46%
White62%
Economically disadvantaged60%
Not economically disadvantaged66%
Students with disabilities23%
Students without disabilities76%
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2010-2011 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 37% 52%
Two or more races 24% 7%
American Indian/Alaska Native 20% 23%
Hispanic 8% 6%
Asian 5% 6%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 4% 2%
Black 2% 4%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 39%N/A38%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

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3400 Tongass Blvd
Juneau, AK 99801
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