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Harborview Elementary School

Public | PK-6

 
 

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Posted April 29, 2013

My son has been attending Harborview Elementary since he started in their integrated Preschool program because he had social and emotional developmental delays . After three years and three different teachers at Harborview, I am so happy we decided to send him there (even though we had to move to do so). The teachers have been wonderfully supportive, encouraging, and have included us and worked with us. The few concerns we have had over these years, have all been addressed and, when applicable, solutions or alternatives have been sought with our involvement. Each of his teachers have welcomed and encouraged parent involvement within the classrooms. The school itself seems to offer a variety of programs and clubs for the students to participate in, as well as having monthly "fun nights" for students and parents. The Principal seems involved with the students and to genuinely enjoy his job. The office staff and aides have always been friendly and helpful. Even while just walking down the hallways in the school, I am always surprised at the number of staff/teachers that will greet me or smile at me.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 9, 2010

My son is in Kindergarten - so I am still new to the school. But his teacher Ms. Sierra has exceeded all of my expectations about what an amazing teacher would be. Both the school and playground(s) have been recently remodeled and are beautiful. I have heard great things about some of the other teachers as well.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 31, 2009

My daughter has been attending Harborview Elementary since preschool, she is now in 3rd Grade & I am more than pleased with her education. My son is in his 2nd year of preschoool & he is also doing very well.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 5, 2007

Harborview is a great school with teachers that really care about kids and who work hard for their success.
—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.

92 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
86%

2012

 
 
71%

2011

 
 
76%

2010

 
 
82%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 81% in 2013.

92 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
86%

2012

 
 
72%

2011

 
 
74%

2010

 
 
81%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 75% in 2013.

92 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
79%

2012

 
 
66%

2011

 
 
78%

2010

 
 
71%
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

 
 
66%

2012

 
 
63%

2011

 
 
82%

2010

 
 
81%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 75% in 2013.

68 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
69%

2012

 
 
78%

2011

 
 
78%

2010

 
 
87%
Science

The state average for Science was 50% in 2013.

68 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
54%

2012

 
 
55%

2011

 
 
58%

2010

 
 
45%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 76% in 2013.

67 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
70%

2012

 
 
81%

2011

 
 
80%

2010

 
 
87%
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.

82 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
63%

2012

 
 
72%

2011

 
 
78%

2010

 
 
80%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 77% in 2013.

82 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
80%

2012

 
 
88%

2011

 
 
84%

2010

 
 
81%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 73% in 2013.

82 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
72%

2012

 
 
83%

2011

 
 
76%

2010

 
 
78%
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.

14 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
64%

2012

 
 
83%

2011

 
 
>=80%

2010

 
 
67%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 76% in 2013.

14 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
86%

2012

 
 
83%

2011

 
 
>=80%

2010

 
 
73%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 70% in 2013.

14 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
79%

2012

 
 
83%

2011

 
 
>=80%

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

All Students86%
Female87%
Male85%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islander80%
Hispanicn/a
Multiracial89%
Native American69%
White93%
Economically disadvantaged78%
Not economically disadvantaged89%
Students with disabilities69%
Students without disabilities89%
English language learners76%
Proficient in English88%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant86%
Special Education with Accomodation64%

Reading

All Students86%
Female90%
Male80%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracial89%
Native American75%
White89%
Economically disadvantaged74%
Not economically disadvantaged91%
Students with disabilities50%
Students without disabilities93%
English language learners82%
Proficient in English87%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant86%
Special Education with Accomodation33%

Writing

All Students79%
Female85%
Male73%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islander70%
Hispanicn/a
Multiracial74%
Native American63%
White91%
Economically disadvantaged67%
Not economically disadvantaged85%
Students with disabilities69%
Students without disabilities82%
English language learners71%
Proficient in English81%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant79%
Special Education with Accomodation58%
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 Islander100%
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native American25%
White74%
Economically disadvantaged35%
Not economically disadvantaged79%
Students with disabilities36%
Students without disabilities80%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English68%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant66%
Special Education with Accomodation33%

Reading

All Students69%
Female69%
Male69%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islander92%
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native American25%
White81%
Economically disadvantaged30%
Not economically disadvantaged85%
Students with disabilities45%
Students without disabilities80%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English75%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant69%
Special Education with Accomodation43%

Science

All Students54%
Female47%
Male63%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islander67%
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native American17%
White74%
Economically disadvantaged20%
Not economically disadvantaged69%
Students with disabilities27%
Students without disabilities67%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English55%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant54%
Special Education with Accomodation18%

Writing

All Students70%
Female69%
Male71%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islander91%
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native American25%
White85%
Economically disadvantaged40%
Not economically disadvantaged83%
Students with disabilities45%
Students without disabilities82%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English73%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant70%
Special Education with Accomodation31%
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 Students63%
Female61%
Male66%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islander100%
Hispanicn/a
Multiracial75%
Native American37%
White65%
Economically disadvantaged52%
Not economically disadvantaged68%
Students with disabilities21%
Students without disabilities72%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English66%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant63%
Special Education with Accomodationn/a

Reading

All Students80%
Female88%
Male73%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islander92%
Hispanicn/a
Multiracial92%
Native American58%
White88%
Economically disadvantaged60%
Not economically disadvantaged89%
Students with disabilities50%
Students without disabilities87%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English82%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant80%
Special Education with Accomodationn/a

Writing

All Students72%
Female80%
Male63%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracial92%
Native American47%
White71%
Economically disadvantaged60%
Not economically disadvantaged77%
Students with disabilities43%
Students without disabilities78%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English73%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant72%
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%
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged67%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities73%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English64%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant64%
Special Education with Accomodationn/a

Reading

All Students86%
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged92%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities91%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English86%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant86%
Special Education with Accomodationn/a

Writing

All Students79%
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged83%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities91%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English79%
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

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 43% 51%
American Indian/Alaska Native 20% 23%
Two or more races 16% 8%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 15% 6%
Hispanic 4% 6%
Black 1% 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 34%N/A41%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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Juneau, AK 99801
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