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54%
  • Fred And Sara Machetanz Elementary School
  • 4691 E. Nelson Road, Gateway
  • Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 426
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
46%
  • Pioneer Peak Elementary
  • 1959 North Trunk Road, Gateway
  • Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 390
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
38%
  • Colony Middle School
  • 9250 Colony School Drive, Gateway
  • Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 664
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 21:1
28%
  • Colony High School
  • 9550 E Colony Schools Drive, Gateway
  • Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,127
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 26:1
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Gateway school information

IndexGatewayAlaskaNational
Average Test Scores41%31%49%
Student/Teacher ration/a18:116:1
Total public schoolsn/a28579,221
Total private schoolsn/a5524,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a117,963
The Gateway, AK educational system consists of n/a public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Gateway public schools have average test scores of 41% which is 31% higher than than the Alaska average and 16% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Gateway public schools is n/a, compared to 18:1 in Alaska and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 94.0% of students have completed 8th grade, 93.8% have completed high school, 30.5% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 3.5% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Gateway

IndexGatewayAlaskaNational
Completed 8th grade94.0%88.0%84.3%
Completed high school93.8%87.2%83.0%
Completed some college72.9%64.6%59.4%
Completed associate degree43.2%37.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors30.5%28.8%30.3%
Completed masters11.9%10.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.5%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.2%1.1%1.3%

Gateway, AK School Districts

Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District

There are a total of n/a public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Gateway. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Gateway, AK schools is 41%. The average student to teacher ratio is n/a. In Gateway, AK, an average of 94.0% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 93.8% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Gateway schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Gateway, AK schools.

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Fishhook, AK5,86647%4%
Meadow Lakes, AK7,69443%13%
Tanaina, AK9,73641%16%
Palmer, AK6,57239%21%
Lakes, AK8,94438%22%
Gateway, AK6,06141%16%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Fort Shawnee, OH6,06057%17%
Stewartville, MN6,06266%34%
Twin Lakes, WI6,05949%0%
Clearfield, PA6,05849%1%
Princeton, WV6,05635%28%
Gateway, AK6,06141%16%
Source: The Gateway, AK education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.