PROFICIENCY 48% 51% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
38%Anchorage School District

Government Hill Elementary is a school servicing grades PK to 6 and is located in the district of "Anchorage School District" in Anchorage, AK. There are a total of 442 students and 27 teachers at Government Hill Elementary, for a student to teacher ratio of 17 to 1. There are a total of 201 free lunch students and 51 reduced lunch students.

Government Hill Elementary has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 47.5%, which is 51% higher than the Alaska average.


Student/Teacher ratio17:1
Free lunch201
Reduced lunch51


Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Government Hill Elementary, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

High Schooln/a

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Government Hill Elementary race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 21.9% 43.7% 48.4% 51.1%
African American 3.5% 6.2% 3.5% 15.9%
Asian 6.1% 10.9% 6.3% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 49.5% 11.4% 6.7% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 2.8% 8.4% 23.9% 1.2%
Hawaiian 2.8% 5.1% 2.5% 0.4%
Multiracial 13.3% 14.2% 8.7% 3.1%

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Anchorage demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)175191
Median age32.833.637.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.1:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)52%53%55%
Speak English82%84%79%
Speak Spanish5%4%13%

Education level achieved in Anchorage

Completed 8th grade89.5%88.0%84.3%
Completed high school88.8%87.2%83.0%
Completed some college69.3%64.6%59.4%
Completed associate degree42.8%37.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors34.3%28.8%30.3%
Completed masters12.6%10.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.8%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.2%1.1%1.3%
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