PROFICIENCY 65% 105% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
38%Anchorage School District
14%Anchorage
31%Alaska

Orion Elementary School 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 344 students and 24 teachers at Orion Elementary School, for a student to teacher ratio of 15 to 1. There are a total of 42 free lunch students and 48 reduced lunch students.

Orion Elementary School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 64.5%, which is 105% higher than the Alaska average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students344
Teachers23.75
Student/Teacher ratio15:1
Free lunch42
Reduced lunch48

 

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 Orion Elementary School, 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
All65-69%
380-89%
480-89%
540-49%
640-59%
7n/a
8n/a
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All60-64%
360-69%
460-69%
560-69%
640-59%
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.

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Orion Elementary School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictAlaskaNational
Caucasian 55.3% 43.7% 48.4% 51.1%
African American 9.9% 6.2% 3.5% 15.9%
Asian 0.9% 10.9% 6.3% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 18.8% 11.4% 6.7% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 1.6% 8.4% 23.9% 1.2%
Hawaiian 3.7% 5.1% 2.5% 0.4%
Multiracial 9.9% 14.2% 8.7% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
Mt. Spurr Elementary47%0.5Anchorage, AK
William Tyson Elementary25%0.7Anchorage, AK
Mountain View Elementary17%0.8Anchorage, AK
Clark Middle School16%1.2Anchorage, AK
Aurora Elementary67%1.2Anchorage, AK
Government Hill Elementary48%1.5Anchorage, AK
Alaska Native Cultural Charter School27%1.5Anchorage, AK
Wonder Park Elementary27%1.9Anchorage, AK
Williwaw Elementary17%2.1Anchorage, AK
Airport Heights Elementary15%2.1Anchorage, AK
Fairview Elementary19%2.1Anchorage, AK
Denali Montessori Elementary36%2.4Anchorage, AK

Anchorage demographics profile

StatisticAnchorageAlaskaNational
Population299,321736,855318,558,162
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 Orion Elementary School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.