PROFICIENCY 42% 33% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
38%Anchorage School District
14%Anchorage
31%Alaska

Ursa Major 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 392 students and 25 teachers at Ursa Major Elementary, for a student to teacher ratio of 16 to 1. There are a total of 66 free lunch students and 149 reduced lunch students.

Ursa Major Elementary has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 42.0%, which is 33% higher than the Alaska average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students392
Teachers25.4
Student/Teacher ratio16:1
Free lunch66
Reduced lunch149

 

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 Ursa Major 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
All40-44%
350-54%
440-49%
540-49%
620-29%
7n/a
8n/a
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All40-44%
330-39%
440-49%
550-59%
630-39%
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.

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Ursa Major Elementary race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictAlaskaNational
Caucasian 49.1% 43.7% 48.4% 51.1%
African American 18.3% 6.2% 3.5% 15.9%
Asian 1.6% 10.9% 6.3% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 21.7% 11.4% 6.7% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.9% 8.4% 23.9% 1.2%
Hawaiian 1.6% 5.1% 2.5% 0.4%
Multiracial 6.9% 14.2% 8.7% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
Ursa Minor Elementary62%0.1Anchorage, AK
Bartlett High School19%2.0Anchorage, AK
Muldoon Elementary25%2.2Anchorage, AK
Creekside Park Elementary28%2.8Anchorage, AK
Nicholas J. Begich Middle School18%3.3Anchorage, AK
Ptarmigan Elementary17%3.4Anchorage, AK
Chester Valley Elementary22%3.5Anchorage, AK
Susitna Elementary38%3.7Anchorage, AK
Wonder Park Elementary27%3.8Anchorage, AK
Mountain View Elementary17%4.1Anchorage, AK
Nunaka Valley Elementary35%4.2Anchorage, AK
Williwaw Elementary17%4.4Anchorage, 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 Ursa Major Elementary data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.