PROFICIENCY 37% 17% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
37%Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District
27%Tanaina
31%Alaska

Knik Elementary School is a school servicing grades 3 to 5 and is located in the district of "Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District" in Tanaina, AK. There are a total of 459 students and 25 teachers at Knik Elementary School, for a student to teacher ratio of 19 to 1. There are a total of 196 free lunch students and 33 reduced lunch students.

Knik Elementary School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 37.0%, which is 17% higher than the Alaska average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students459
Teachers24.98
Student/Teacher ratio19:1
Free lunch196
Reduced lunch33

 

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 Knik 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

GradeProficiency
All40%
345-49%
430-34%
535-39%
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All34%
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.

Knik Elementary School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictAlaskaNational
White 68.0% 72.5% 48.4% 51.1%
Black 2.3% 2.2% 3.5% 15.9%
Asian 4.3% 2.9% 6.3% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 2.3% 3.4% 6.7% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 21.5% 17.7% 23.9% 1.2%
Hawaiian 1.6% 1.2% 2.5% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.0% 0.1% 8.7% 3.1%

Tanaina demographics profile

StatisticTanainaAlaskaNational
Population3,905731,545328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)116191
Median age35.033.637.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.1:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)56%53%55%
Speak English96%84%79%
Speak Spanish2%4%13%

Education level achieved in Tanaina

IndexTanainaAlaskaNational
Completed 8th grade87.4%88.0%84.3%
Completed high school86.7%87.2%83.0%
Completed some college63.3%64.6%59.4%
Completed associate degree35.7%37.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors23.7%28.8%30.3%
Completed masters6.9%10.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.6%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.4%1.1%1.3%
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Source: The Knik Elementary School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.