Girdwood School

Public PK, KG-8

 680 Hightower
       Girdwood, AK  99587-0189


 (907) 742-5300

 School Website

District: Anchorage School District

SchoolDigger Rank:
6th of 186 Alaska Elementary Schools


Student/teacher ratio:  13.7
Number of students:  192

Racial breakdown:

White:
83.9%
Two or more races:
7.8%
Hispanic:
4.2%
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Free/discounted lunch recipients:  10.9%

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We updated the 2017-18 rankings and test scores for this school on Wednesday, September 5, 2018.


Performance Trends
Compare Details In 2018, Girdwood School ranked better than 96.8% of elementary schools in Alaska. It also ranked 4th among 65 ranked elementary schools in the Anchorage School District. (See more...)
Compare Details In 2018 the calculated Average Standard Score was 91.25. (See more...)
Compare Details In 2018, Girdwood School ranked better than 95.8% of middle schools in Alaska. (See more...)
Compare Details In 2018 the calculated Average Standard Score was 87.64. (See more...)
Student Body
Compare Details Racial makeup is: White (83.9%), two or more races (7.8%), Hispanic (4.2%). (See more...)
Compare Details 10.9% of students are receiving a free or discounted lunch. (See more...)
Teachers
Compare Details The student/teacher ratio at Girdwood School is 13.7, which is the 3rd best among 65 elementary schools in the Anchorage School District. (See more...)
Compare Girdwood School employs 13.9 full-time teachers.
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Schooldigger 2018 Rankings:

Girdwood School:

SchoolDigger ranks Girdwood School 6th of 186 Alaska public elementary schools. (See Girdwood School in the ranking list.)
SchoolDigger ranks Girdwood School 4th of 96 Alaska public middle schools. (See Girdwood School in the ranking list.)

Anchorage School District:

SchoolDigger ranks Anchorage School District 17th of 23 Alaska school districts. (See district ranking list.)


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Rank History for Girdwood School

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Year Avg Standard Score Statewide Rank Total # Ranked Elementary Schools AK State Percentile SchoolDigger Rating
2005 69.03 73rd 213 65.7%
2006 67.96 82nd 218 62.4%
2008 74.84 47th 219 78.5%
2009 76.70 42nd 226 81.4%
2010 82.48 15th 229 93.4%
2012 62.16 95th 227 58.1%
2014 75.03 52nd 218 76.1%
2015 91.70 13th 246 94.7%
2017 91.46 8th 180 95.6%
2018 91.25 6th 186 96.8%

Data source: test scores: Alaska Department of Education, rankings: SchoolDigger.com

Rank History for Girdwood School

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Year Avg Standard Score Statewide Rank Total # Ranked Middle Schools AK State Percentile SchoolDigger Rating
2009 73.08 30th 131 77.1%
2010 85.03 9th 136 93.4%
2012 86.44 8th 135 94.1%
2015 95.06 3rd 151 98.0%
2017 83.01 9th 88 89.8%
2018 87.64 4th 96 95.8%

Data source: test scores: Alaska Department of Education, rankings: SchoolDigger.com

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Data source: Alaska Department of Education

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Enrollment information for Girdwood School

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Year White African American Asian Hispanic American Indian Pacific Islander Two or More Races Not Specified Total
1989 113 2 0 0 2 n/a n/a 0 117
1990 395 20 24 17 74 n/a n/a 0 530
1991 387 25 25 27 78 n/a n/a 0 542
1992 397 14 36 27 73 n/a n/a 0 547
1993 146 1 0 1 2 n/a n/a 0 150
1994 152 3 0 1 7 n/a n/a 0 163
1995 165 1 2 1 3 n/a n/a 0 172
1996 165 1 2 1 3 n/a n/a 0 172
1997 136 1 3 2 2 n/a n/a 0 144
1998 142 2 2 4 3 n/a n/a 0 153
1999 152 4 4 2 2 n/a n/a 0 164
2000 139 2 4 3 4 n/a n/a 0 152
2001 137 4 2 11 4 n/a n/a 0 158
2002 136 5 4 13 7 n/a n/a 0 165
2003 136 5 4 13 7 n/a n/a 0 165
2004 147 5 5 11 6 n/a n/a 0 174
2005 144 6 4 11 4 n/a n/a 0 169
2006 144 5 3 6 6 n/a n/a 0 164
2007 131 2 1 6 5 n/a n/a 0 145
2008 133 0 2 11 2 n/a n/a 5 153
2009 142 0 4 9 3 0 6 0 164
2010 142 0 4 7 3 0 5 0 161
2011 149 0 4 5 3 0 4 0 165
2012 160 0 7 7 3 0 7 0 184
2013 151 0 4 12 4 0 7 0 178
2014 155 0 5 11 4 0 10 0 185
2015 158 0 6 13 3 0 9 0 189
2016 162 0 5 13 4 0 13 0 197
2017 161 0 3 8 5 0 15 0 192

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Enrollment/Ethnicity
For more information about how the Department of Education defines ethnicity, see Defining Race and Ethnicity Data, National Center for Education Statistics

Students eligible for free or discounted lunch at Girdwood School

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Year # Students Fulltime Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
1989 117 7.5 15.6 63.2
1990 530 27.7 19.1 13.2
1991 542 27.0 20.0 15.7
1992 547 27.0 20.2 17.4
1993 150 7.5 20.0 6.7
1994 163 7.5 21.7 6.1
1995 172 10.5 16.4 2.9
1996 172 10.5 16.4 2.9
1997 144 10.5 13.7 3.5
1998 153 9.5 16.1 5.9
1999 164 9.5 17.3 37.2
2000 152 10.5 14.5 13.8
2001 158 10.5 15.0 5.7
2002 165 10.2 16.2 9.1
2003 165 10.2 16.2 9.1
2004 174 10.6 16.4 6.9
2005 169 10.5 16.1 9.5
2006 164 10.5 15.6 14.6
2007 145 10.2 14.2 60.0
2008 153 10.5 14.6 18.2
2009 164 11.9 13.8 18.3
2010 161 11.8 13.6 16.1
2011 165 11.2 14.6 20.6
2012 184 11.3 16.2 20.1
2013 178 11.0 16.1 17.4
2014 185 12.9 14.3 25.9
2015 189 13.0 14.5 17.5
2016 197 13.0 15.1 15.2
2017 192 13.9 13.7 10.9

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Students eligible for discounted/free lunch
For information about the National School Lunch Program, see the USDA Website

Student/Teacher Ratio Girdwood School

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Year # Students Fulltime Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
1989 117 7.5 15.6 63.2
1990 530 27.7 19.1 13.2
1991 542 27.0 20.0 15.7
1992 547 27.0 20.2 17.4
1993 150 7.5 20.0 6.7
1994 163 7.5 21.7 6.1
1995 172 10.5 16.4 2.9
1996 172 10.5 16.4 2.9
1997 144 10.5 13.7 3.5
1998 153 9.5 16.1 5.9
1999 164 9.5 17.3 37.2
2000 152 10.5 14.5 13.8
2001 158 10.5 15.0 5.7
2002 165 10.2 16.2 9.1
2003 165 10.2 16.2 9.1
2004 174 10.6 16.4 6.9
2005 169 10.5 16.1 9.5
2006 164 10.5 15.6 14.6
2007 145 10.2 14.2 60.0
2008 153 10.5 14.6 18.2
2009 164 11.9 13.8 18.3
2010 161 11.8 13.6 16.1
2011 165 11.2 14.6 20.6
2012 184 11.3 16.2 20.1
2013 178 11.0 16.1 17.4
2014 185 12.9 14.3 25.9
2015 189 13.0 14.5 17.5
2016 197 13.0 15.1 15.2
2017 192 13.9 13.7 10.9

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Student-Teacher Ratio
Student/teacher ratio is calculated by dividing the total number of students by the total number of full-time equivalent teachers. Please note that a smaller student/teacher ratio does not necessarily translate to smaller class size. In some instances, schools hire teachers part time, and some teachers are hired for specialized instruction with very small class sizes. These and other factors contribute to the student/teacher ratio. Note: For private schools, Student/teacher ratio may not include Pre-Kindergarten.




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SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau and the Alaska Department of Education.

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