PROFICIENCY 54% 71% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
37%Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District

Fred And Sara Machetanz Elementary School is a school servicing grades PK to 5 and is located in the district of "Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District" in Gateway, AK. There are a total of 426 students and 25 teachers at Fred And Sara Machetanz Elementary School, for a student to teacher ratio of 17 to 1. There are a total of 76 free lunch students and 9 reduced lunch students.

Fred And Sara Machetanz Elementary School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 54.0%, which is 71% higher than the Alaska average.


Student/Teacher ratio17:1
Free lunch76
Reduced lunch9


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 Fred And Sara Machetanz 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

High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

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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Fred And Sara Machetanz Elementary School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 74.5% 72.5% 48.4% 51.1%
African American 3.2% 2.2% 3.5% 15.9%
Asian 1.7% 2.9% 6.3% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 4.7% 3.4% 6.7% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 15.0% 17.7% 23.9% 1.2%
Hawaiian 1.0% 1.2% 2.5% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.0% 0.1% 8.7% 3.1%

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Gateway demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)205191
Median age33.533.637.7
Male/Female ratio1.1:11.1:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)56%53%55%
Speak English91%84%79%
Speak Spanish2%4%13%

Education level achieved in Gateway

Completed 8th grade86.1%88.0%84.3%
Completed high school85.7%87.2%83.0%
Completed some college58.1%64.6%59.4%
Completed associate degree28.6%37.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors17.9%28.8%30.3%
Completed masters6.1%10.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.1%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.3%1.1%1.3%
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