PROFICIENCY 33% 5% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
37%Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District
41%Wasilla
31%Alaska

Mat-su Central School is a school servicing grades KG to 12 and is located in the district of "Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District" in Wasilla, AK. There are a total of 1,599 students and 19 teachers at Mat-su Central School, for a student to teacher ratio of 84 to 1. There are a total of 0 free lunch students and 0 reduced lunch students.

Mat-su Central School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 33.0%, which is 5% higher than the Alaska average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students1599
Teachers19.17
Student/Teacher ratio84:1
Free lunch0
Reduced lunch0

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollment2
Taking some courses0
Taking some courses (not tests)0
Passing some courses<=2
Passing no courses<=2

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 Mat-su Central School, there are a total of 2 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
All23%
330-34%
425-29%
520-24%
620-24%
730-34%
815-19%
High School15-19%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All43%
330-34%
450-54%
545-49%
635-39%
750-54%
835-39%
High School40-44%

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.

Mat-su Central School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictAlaskaNational
White 75.6% 72.5% 48.4% 51.1%
Black 1.6% 2.2% 3.5% 15.9%
Asian 3.1% 2.9% 6.3% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 3.3% 3.4% 6.7% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 15.1% 17.7% 23.9% 1.2%
Hawaiian 1.2% 1.2% 2.5% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.0% 0.1% 8.7% 3.1%

Wasilla demographics profile

StatisticWasillaAlaskaNational
Population6,061731,545328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)281191
Median age34.933.637.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.1:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)60%53%55%
Speak English92%84%79%
Speak Spanish1%4%13%

Education level achieved in Wasilla

IndexWasillaAlaskaNational
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%
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Source: The Mat-su Central School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.