Chugiak Elementary School
8 May 2023 / by Crystal Brown
About Chugiak Elementary School
Chugiak Elementary School is a public school located in the Chugiak-Eagle River area of Anchorage, Alaska. It is part of the Anchorage School District and serves students in grades K-5. The school has a strong focus on academic excellence, with a rigorous curriculum and high expectations for student performance. The school also emphasizes the importance of community, with a strong sense of family and collaboration among students, staff, and parents.
Chugiak Elementary School offers a wide array of activities and programs to help students grow and develop. These include a variety of extracurricular activities such as intramural sports, music, art, and drama. The school also has a strong emphasis on science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). Students are encouraged to explore their interests and develop their skills in these areas.
Chugiak Elementary School is committed to providing a safe and nurturing environment for its students. The school has a strict anti-bullying policy and works to promote a positive school climate and culture. The school also has a dedicated staff of teachers, administrators, and support personnel who are committed to helping students reach their full potential.
Chugiak Elementary School is a great place for students to grow and learn. With its strong academic program, diverse activities, and commitment to safety and community, it is an ideal place for students to thrive.
19932 Old Glenn Hwy
Chugiak, AK 99567
PreK – 6
Overview Chugiak Elementary School
Chugiak Elementary School serves 333 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Chugiak Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Alaska for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60-64% (which is higher than the Alaska state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-54% (which is higher than the Alaska state average of 44%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Alaska state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Alaska state average of 53% (majority American Indian).
Verdict on Chugiak Elementary School
Chugiak Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 443 schools in Alaska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.The diversity score of Chugiak Elementary School is 0.53, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.71. The school’s diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.