PROFICIENCY 36% 14% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
37%Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District
50%Knik-Fairview
31%Alaska

Snowshoe Elementary is a school servicing grades PK to 5 and is located in the district of "Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District" in Knik-Fairview, AK. There are a total of 402 students and 24 teachers at Snowshoe Elementary, for a student to teacher ratio of 17 to 1. There are a total of 154 free lunch students and 26 reduced lunch students.

Snowshoe Elementary has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 36.0%, which is 14% higher than the Alaska average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students402
Teachers23.95
Student/Teacher ratio17:1
Free lunch154
Reduced lunch26

 

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 Snowshoe 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
All37%
345-49%
430-34%
530-34%
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All35%
330-34%
430-34%
535-39%
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.

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Snowshoe Elementary race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictAlaskaNational
Caucasian 74.5% 72.5% 48.4% 51.1%
African American 1.8% 2.2% 3.5% 15.9%
Asian 1.8% 2.9% 6.3% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 2.6% 3.4% 6.7% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 18.8% 17.7% 23.9% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.5% 1.2% 2.5% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.0% 0.1% 8.7% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
Burchell High School10%3.4Wasilla, AK
Mat-su Central School33%4.0Wasilla, AK
Iditarod Elementary30%4.4Wasilla, AK
Wasilla Middle School27%4.5Wasilla, AK
Wasilla High School25%4.6Wasilla, AK
Tanaina Elementary40%5.6Tanaina, AK
American Charter Academy45%5.6Meadow Lakes, AK
Midnight Sun Family Learning Center60%5.6Meadow Lakes, AK
Fred And Sara Machetanz Elementary School54%5.9Gateway, AK
Twindly Bridge Charter School37%6.0Tanaina, AK
Cottonwood Creek Elementary49%6.1Wasilla, AK
Larson Elementary45%6.7Tanaina, AK

Knik-Fairview demographics profile

StatisticKnik-FairviewAlaskaNational
Population220736,855318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)1191
Median age47.533.637.7
Male/Female ratio1.1:11.1:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)79%53%55%
Speak English96%84%79%
Speak Spanish0%4%13%

Education level achieved in Knik-Fairview

IndexKnik-FairviewAlaskaNational
Completed 8th grade89.8%88.0%84.3%
Completed high school85.5%87.2%83.0%
Completed some college72.3%64.6%59.4%
Completed associate degree48.2%37.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors44.6%28.8%30.3%
Completed masters11.4%10.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree9.6%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.1%1.3%
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Source: The Snowshoe Elementary data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.