PROFICIENCY 47% 49% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
37%Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District
47%Fishhook
31%Alaska

John Shaw Elementary is a school servicing grades PK to 5 and is located in the district of "Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District" in Fishhook, AK. There are a total of 432 students and 24 teachers at John Shaw Elementary, for a student to teacher ratio of 19 to 1. There are a total of 142 free lunch students and 23 reduced lunch students.

John Shaw Elementary has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 47.0%, which is 49% higher than the Alaska average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students432
Teachers23.93
Student/Teacher ratio19:1
Free lunch142
Reduced lunch23

 

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 John Shaw 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
All50%
350-54%
445-49%
550-54%
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All44%
335-39%
440-44%
550-54%
6n/a
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.

John Shaw Elementary race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictAlaskaNational
White 74.3% 72.5% 48.4% 51.1%
Black 2.5% 2.2% 3.5% 15.9%
Asian 2.5% 2.9% 6.3% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 3.2% 3.4% 6.7% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 15.8% 17.7% 23.9% 1.2%
Hawaiian 1.7% 1.2% 2.5% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.0% 0.1% 8.7% 3.1%

Fishhook demographics profile

StatisticFishhookAlaskaNational
Population5,866731,545328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)81191
Median age37.333.637.7
Male/Female ratio1.3:11.1:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)55%53%55%
Speak English94%84%79%
Speak Spanish2%4%13%

Education level achieved in Fishhook

IndexFishhookAlaskaNational
Completed 8th grade90.7%88.0%84.3%
Completed high school88.3%87.2%83.0%
Completed some college61.8%64.6%59.4%
Completed associate degree35.2%37.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors28.3%28.8%30.3%
Completed masters7.9%10.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.7%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.2%1.1%1.3%
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Source: The John Shaw Elementary data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.