PROFICIENCY 25% 21% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
37%Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District
50%Meadow Lakes

Meadow Lakes Elementary is a school servicing grades PK to 5 and is located in the district of "Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District" in Meadow Lakes, AK. There are a total of 462 students and 27 teachers at Meadow Lakes Elementary, for a student to teacher ratio of 18 to 1. There are a total of 207 free lunch students and 22 reduced lunch students.

Meadow Lakes Elementary has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 25.0%, which is 21% lower than the Alaska average.


Student/Teacher ratio18:1
Free lunch207
Reduced lunch22


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 Meadow Lakes 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

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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Meadow Lakes Elementary race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 70.6% 72.5% 48.4% 51.1%
African American 1.0% 2.2% 3.5% 15.9%
Asian 3.1% 2.9% 6.3% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 3.8% 3.4% 6.7% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 21.1% 17.7% 23.9% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.5% 1.2% 2.5% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.0% 0.1% 8.7% 3.1%

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Midnight Sun Family Learning Center60%2.0Meadow Lakes, AK
American Charter Academy45%2.0Meadow Lakes, AK
Burchell High School10%4.7Wasilla, AK
Houston High School16%5.1Houston, AK
Houston Middle School19%5.2Houston, AK
Tanaina Elementary40%5.5Tanaina, AK
Twindly Bridge Charter School37%5.7Tanaina, AK
Iditarod Elementary30%6.2Wasilla, AK
Wasilla High School25%6.4Wasilla, AK
Mat-su Central School33%6.5Wasilla, AK
Wasilla Middle School27%6.5Wasilla, AK
Snowshoe Elementary36%6.7Knik-Fairview, AK

Meadow Lakes demographics profile

StatisticMeadow LakesAlaskaNational
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 Meadow Lakes

IndexMeadow LakesAlaskaNational
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 Meadow Lakes Elementary data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.
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