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Academics
10/10
Test scores
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Test scores at this school are far above the state average, suggesting that most students at this school are performing at or above grade level.


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Even high-performing schools can have disparities between student groups. To understand how well this school... More serves all its students, review the information below in the Equity section. Understand what on-track learning looks like for your child and how you can help at home.


Subject
% Proficient
English
69%
State avg: 35%
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Math
67%
State avg: 31%
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Science
88%
State avg: 57%
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Student progress
This rating measures how much students at this school improved from one year to the next, compared to students with similar proficiency levels at other schools in the state.
This section shows how much academic progress (also called “growth”) students at this school are making given where they were last year, compared to similar students in the state.

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Equity
10/10
Equity overview
Is this school offering opportunity for all its students, or leaving some kids behind? Successful schools are working to close the achievement gap.

Good news!

Disadvantaged students at this school are performing far better than other students in the state, and this school is successfully closing the achievement gap.


Parent tip:

Schools that close the gap between different student groups are doing something right! Explore the Race/ethnicity and Low-income sections below to learn more.... More Start a conversation with a teacher or a fellow parent about how this school is helping all its students succeed – and how can you help.

Environment
Students
Studies show that diversity in school leads to long-term benefits for students. Discover why!
White
46%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander
25%
Two or more races
16%
Hispanic
8%
American Indian/Alaska Native
3%
Black
2%
Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
21 :1
State avg: 17 :1
Percent of teachers with 3 or more years experience
88%
State avg: 90%
% of full time teachers who are certified
100%
State avg: 99%
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Neighborhood
2424 East Dowling Rd
Anchorage, AK 99507
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Last modified: May 17, 2017
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