PROFICIENCY 23% 27% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
38%Anchorage School District
14%Anchorage
31%Alaska

North Star 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 440 students and 29 teachers at North Star Elementary, for a student to teacher ratio of 16 to 1. There are a total of 369 free lunch students and 0 reduced lunch students.

North Star Elementary has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 23.0%, which is 27% lower than the Alaska average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students440
Teachers28.8
Student/Teacher ratio16:1
Free lunch369
Reduced lunch0

 

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 North Star 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

GradeProficiency
All20%
320-24%
411-19%
510-14%
625-29%
7n/a
8n/a
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All26%
315-19%
420-29%
520-24%
635-39%
7n/a
8n/a
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.

North Star Elementary race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictAlaskaNational
White 18.1% 43.7% 48.4% 51.1%
Black 10.9% 6.2% 3.5% 15.9%
Asian 16.6% 10.9% 6.3% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 13.8% 11.4% 6.7% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 9.5% 8.4% 23.9% 1.2%
Hawaiian 13.1% 5.1% 2.5% 0.4%
Multiracial 18.1% 14.2% 8.7% 3.1%

Anchorage demographics profile

StatisticAnchorageAlaskaNational
Population299,321731,545328,239,523
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

IndexAnchorageAlaskaNational
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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Source: The North Star Elementary data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.