Best Public Schools in Zip Code 99516


The 99516 zip code area of Anchorage, Alaska is home to 7 schools, including 5 elementary schools, 1 middle school, and 1 high school, all part of the Anchorage School District. This area is known for its exceptional elementary schools, with Bear Valley Elementary, Huffman Elementary, Rabbit Creek Elementary, and O'Malley Elementary all ranking among the top 20 elementary schools in the state and earning 5-star ratings from SchoolDigger.

These top-performing elementary schools boast exceptional proficiency rates in science, English language arts, and mathematics, significantly outpacing the district and state averages. However, the middle school (Goldenview Middle School) and high school (South Anchorage High School) in the area have more average rankings and proficiency rates, suggesting a notable difference in performance between the elementary and secondary schools. The schools in this area also exhibit a range of racial compositions and socioeconomic statuses, with the high-performing schools tending to have lower percentages of students receiving free or reduced-price lunch.

Overall, the 99516 zip code area is home to some of the best-performing elementary schools in Alaska, providing a strong foundation for students in the early grades. Understanding the factors that contribute to the success of these top-ranked schools could offer valuable insights for improving educational outcomes across the broader Anchorage School District and beyond.

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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 and Early Developmenr.

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