Turnagain Elementary

Public, Magnet PK, KG-6

 3500 W Northern Lights Blvd
       Anchorage, AK  99517-3318


 (907) 742-7200

 School Website

District: Anchorage School District

SchoolDigger Rank:
110th of 186 Alaska Elementary Schools


Student/teacher ratio:  15.9
Number of students:  420

Racial breakdown:
White:
48.3%
Two or more races:
16.9%
Pacific Islander:
9.0%
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Free/discounted lunch recipients:  38.8%

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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, Turnagain Elementary ranked worse than 59.1% of elementary schools in Alaska. It also ranked 35th among 65 ranked elementary schools in the Anchorage School District. (See more...)
Compare Details In 2018 the calculated Average Standard Score was 44.17. (See more...)
Student Body
Compare Details Racial makeup is: White (48.3%), two or more races (16.9%), Pacific Islander (9%). (See more...)
Compare Details 38.8% of students are receiving a free or discounted lunch. (See more...)
Teachers
Compare Details The student/teacher ratio at Turnagain Elementary is 15.9, which is the 28th best among 65 elementary schools in the Anchorage School District. (See more...)
Compare Turnagain Elementary employs 26.3 full-time teachers.
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Schooldigger 2018 Rankings:

Turnagain Elementary:

SchoolDigger ranks Turnagain Elementary 110th of 186 Alaska public elementary schools. (See Turnagain Elementary 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 Turnagain Elementary

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Year Avg Standard Score Statewide Rank Total # Ranked Elementary Schools AK State Percentile SchoolDigger Rating
2005 68.36 76th 213 64.3%
2006 55.82 121st 218 44.5%
2007 50.98 125th 212 41.0%
2008 49.63 131st 219 40.2%
2009 53.80 122nd 226 46.0%
2010 70.31 75th 229 67.2%
2011 61.42 105th 223 52.9%
2012 59.23 105th 227 53.7%
2013 57.70 112th 223 49.8%
2014 63.83 86th 218 60.6%
2015 61.99 84th 246 65.9%
2017 38.95 116th 180 35.6%
2018 44.17 110th 186 40.9%

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 Turnagain Elementary

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Year White African American Asian Hispanic American Indian Pacific Islander Two or More Races Not Specified Total
1989 454 28 49 18 59 n/a n/a 0 608
1990 485 30 59 13 52 n/a n/a 0 639
1991 482 18 80 17 50 n/a n/a 0 647
1992 533 15 98 20 48 n/a n/a 0 714
1993 506 18 93 19 59 n/a n/a 0 695
1994 507 22 100 21 68 n/a n/a 0 718
1995 417 29 122 13 72 n/a n/a 0 653
1996 417 29 122 13 72 n/a n/a 0 653
1997 288 12 55 16 61 n/a n/a 0 432
1998 272 11 56 10 61 n/a n/a 0 410
1999 265 19 69 11 64 n/a n/a 0 428
2000 241 18 65 16 52 n/a n/a 0 392
2001 221 25 67 20 52 n/a n/a 0 385
2002 184 23 54 26 57 n/a n/a 0 344
2003 184 23 54 26 57 n/a n/a 0 344
2004 160 18 46 21 75 n/a n/a 0 320
2005 193 15 51 17 66 n/a n/a 0 342
2006 201 10 42 24 69 n/a n/a 0 346
2007 238 22 35 26 66 n/a n/a 0 387
2008 209 13 31 36 38 n/a n/a 75 402
2009 226 9 20 25 34 18 67 0 399
2010 247 11 26 25 39 18 80 0 446
2011 270 7 30 24 36 13 79 0 459
2012 261 17 33 21 41 11 83 0 467
2013 232 17 35 25 32 19 71 0 431
2014 228 13 39 29 35 23 84 0 451
2015 212 13 34 30 37 30 79 0 435
2016 206 18 34 30 34 20 80 0 422
2017 203 19 31 24 34 38 71 0 420

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 Turnagain Elementary

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Year # Students Fulltime Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
1989 608 26.3 23.1 13.3
1990 639 27.0 23.6 13.6
1991 647 28.0 23.1 10.7
1992 714 28.0 25.5 12.0
1993 695 28.0 24.8 12.4
1994 718 28.0 25.6 12.0
1995 653 33.5 19.5 15.2
1996 653 33.5 19.5 15.2
1997 432 33.5 12.9 20.8
1998 410 21.0 19.5 20.5
1999 428 23.0 18.6 23.8
2000 392 23.7 16.5 30.1
2001 385 21.0 18.3 29.4
2002 344 21.2 16.2 26.2
2003 344 21.2 16.2 26.2
2004 320 19.2 16.7 29.4
2005 342 22.7 15.1 28.9
2006 346 21.4 16.2 34.1
2007 387 23.4 16.5 36.4
2008 402 26.1 15.4 47.4
2009 399 27.0 14.8 37.6
2010 446 27.6 16.1 33.9
2011 459 30.9 14.8 35.9
2012 467 27.8 16.7 41.5
2013 431 28.8 14.9 47.6
2014 451 29.9 15.0 52.3
2015 435 29.0 15.0 45.7
2016 422 29.0 14.5 41.0
2017 420 26.3 15.9 38.8

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 Turnagain Elementary

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Year # Students Fulltime Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
1989 608 26.3 23.1 13.3
1990 639 27.0 23.6 13.6
1991 647 28.0 23.1 10.7
1992 714 28.0 25.5 12.0
1993 695 28.0 24.8 12.4
1994 718 28.0 25.6 12.0
1995 653 33.5 19.5 15.2
1996 653 33.5 19.5 15.2
1997 432 33.5 12.9 20.8
1998 410 21.0 19.5 20.5
1999 428 23.0 18.6 23.8
2000 392 23.7 16.5 30.1
2001 385 21.0 18.3 29.4
2002 344 21.2 16.2 26.2
2003 344 21.2 16.2 26.2
2004 320 19.2 16.7 29.4
2005 342 22.7 15.1 28.9
2006 346 21.4 16.2 34.1
2007 387 23.4 16.5 36.4
2008 402 26.1 15.4 47.4
2009 399 27.0 14.8 37.6
2010 446 27.6 16.1 33.9
2011 459 30.9 14.8 35.9
2012 467 27.8 16.7 41.5
2013 431 28.8 14.9 47.6
2014 451 29.9 15.0 52.3
2015 435 29.0 15.0 45.7
2016 422 29.0 14.5 41.0
2017 420 26.3 15.9 38.8

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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