Bear Valley Elementary

Public PK, KG-6

 15001 Mountain Air Dr
       Anchorage, AK  99516-4400


 (907) 742-5900

 School Website

District: Anchorage School District

SchoolDigger Rank:
13th of 186 Alaska Elementary Schools


Student/teacher ratio:  17.8
Number of students:  415

Racial breakdown:
White:
73.7%
Two or more races:
11.3%
Hispanic:
6.5%
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Free/discounted lunch recipients:  5.5%

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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, Bear Valley Elementary ranked better than 93% of elementary schools in Alaska. It also ranked 9th among 65 ranked elementary schools in the Anchorage School District. (See more...)
Compare Details In 2018 the calculated Average Standard Score was 88.61. (See more...)
Student Body
Compare Details Racial makeup is: White (73.7%), two or more races (11.3%), Hispanic (6.5%). (See more...)
Compare Details 5.5% of students are receiving a free or discounted lunch. (See more...)
Teachers
Compare Details The student/teacher ratio at Bear Valley Elementary is 17.8. 52 elementary schools in the Anchorage School District have better student/teacher ratios. (See more...)
Compare Bear Valley Elementary employs 23.1 full-time teachers.
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Schooldigger 2018 Rankings:

Bear Valley Elementary:

SchoolDigger ranks Bear Valley Elementary 13th of 186 Alaska public elementary schools. (See Bear Valley 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 Bear Valley Elementary

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Year Avg Standard Score Statewide Rank Total # Ranked Elementary Schools AK State Percentile SchoolDigger Rating
2005 87.02 7th 213 96.7%
2006 88.27 2nd 218 99.1%
2007 84.35 10th 212 95.3%
2008 86.75 5th 219 97.7%
2009 86.79 8th 226 96.5%
2010 88.15 6th 229 97.4%
2011 87.31 5th 223 97.8%
2012 88.56 2nd 227 99.1%
2013 90.08 2nd 223 99.1%
2014 88.12 2nd 218 99.1%
2015 95.35 3rd 246 98.8%
2017 92.13 7th 180 96.1%
2018 88.61 13th 186 93.0%

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 Bear Valley Elementary

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Year White African American Asian Hispanic American Indian Pacific Islander Two or More Races Not Specified Total
1989 480 12 8 2 19 n/a n/a 0 521
1990 473 15 9 2 19 n/a n/a 0 518
1991 500 17 11 7 14 n/a n/a 0 549
1992 506 10 16 3 13 n/a n/a 0 548
1993 519 14 13 4 25 n/a n/a 0 575
1994 524 11 12 3 19 n/a n/a 0 569
1995 469 4 7 2 29 n/a n/a 0 511
1996 469 4 7 2 29 n/a n/a 0 511
1997 447 2 10 2 27 n/a n/a 0 488
1998 465 2 14 5 27 n/a n/a 0 513
1999 453 4 11 9 27 n/a n/a 0 504
2000 444 7 10 13 32 n/a n/a 0 506
2001 416 5 8 15 25 n/a n/a 0 469
2002 453 4 11 17 27 n/a n/a 0 512
2003 453 4 11 17 27 n/a n/a 0 512
2004 449 6 9 15 35 n/a n/a 0 514
2005 473 8 20 18 36 n/a n/a 0 555
2006 467 8 19 18 42 n/a n/a 0 554
2007 390 9 25 14 18 n/a n/a 0 456
2008 339 8 26 22 17 n/a n/a 32 444
2009 352 7 24 23 22 0 35 0 463
2010 347 6 16 20 14 0 34 0 437
2011 326 7 19 20 20 2 37 0 431
2012 301 3 19 18 12 1 49 0 403
2013 305 1 18 19 17 1 50 0 411
2014 292 1 14 21 18 1 42 0 389
2015 277 2 15 25 20 0 42 0 381
2016 303 2 14 21 16 0 41 0 397
2017 306 5 11 27 16 3 47 0 415

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 Bear Valley Elementary

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Year # Students Fulltime Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
1989 521 23.5 22.1 3.3
1990 518 23.5 22.0 1.9
1991 549 24.5 22.4 2.6
1992 548 24.5 22.3 1.3
1993 575 24.5 23.5 1.2
1994 569 24.5 23.2 1.2
1995 511 23.5 21.7 2.3
1996 511 23.5 21.7 2.3
1997 488 23.5 20.8 2.9
1998 513 24.0 21.4 3.5
1999 504 22.6 22.3 3.4
2000 506 24.6 20.6 2.0
2001 469 23.0 20.4 1.9
2002 512 28.5 18.0 2.0
2003 512 28.5 18.0 2.0
2004 514 30.0 17.1 2.9
2005 555 28.5 19.5 3.6
2006 554 27.4 20.2 7.0
2007 456 25.3 18.0 5.3
2008 444 24.8 17.9 5.6
2009 463 25.9 17.9 6.5
2010 437 25.2 17.3 5.0
2011 431 26.9 16.0 7.2
2012 403 23.3 17.2 7.4
2013 411 25.5 16.1 6.3
2014 389 24.9 15.6 12.1
2015 381 23.0 16.5 6.6
2016 397 22.0 18.0 4.5
2017 415 23.1 17.8 5.5

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 Bear Valley Elementary

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Year # Students Fulltime Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
1989 521 23.5 22.1 3.3
1990 518 23.5 22.0 1.9
1991 549 24.5 22.4 2.6
1992 548 24.5 22.3 1.3
1993 575 24.5 23.5 1.2
1994 569 24.5 23.2 1.2
1995 511 23.5 21.7 2.3
1996 511 23.5 21.7 2.3
1997 488 23.5 20.8 2.9
1998 513 24.0 21.4 3.5
1999 504 22.6 22.3 3.4
2000 506 24.6 20.6 2.0
2001 469 23.0 20.4 1.9
2002 512 28.5 18.0 2.0
2003 512 28.5 18.0 2.0
2004 514 30.0 17.1 2.9
2005 555 28.5 19.5 3.6
2006 554 27.4 20.2 7.0
2007 456 25.3 18.0 5.3
2008 444 24.8 17.9 5.6
2009 463 25.9 17.9 6.5
2010 437 25.2 17.3 5.0
2011 431 26.9 16.0 7.2
2012 403 23.3 17.2 7.4
2013 411 25.5 16.1 6.3
2014 389 24.9 15.6 12.1
2015 381 23.0 16.5 6.6
2016 397 22.0 18.0 4.5
2017 415 23.1 17.8 5.5

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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