Finger Lake Elementary School
8 May 2023 / by Crystal Brown
About Finger Lake Elementary School
Finger Lake Elementary School is a vibrant learning community located in the heart of Finger Lake, New York. Our school is committed to providing a safe, nurturing, and engaging learning environment for all of our students. We strive to create a culture of excellence and respect, where students are inspired to reach their fullest potential. At Finger Lake Elementary School, we believe in a comprehensive approach to education. Our teachers and staff work together to ensure that every student is receiving an individualized education that meets their unique needs. We offer a variety of programs and activities to meet the needs of all students, including music, art, physical education, and after-school clubs. We are also committed to providing a safe and secure learning environment for our students. We have a variety of safety protocols in place, including emergency drills, visitor screening, and security cameras. At Finger Lake Elementary School, we strive to create a community of learners who are curious, creative, and confident. We are committed to providing our students with the best possible education and preparing them for success in the future.
5981 Eek St
Wasilla, AK 99654
PreK – 5
Overview Finger Lake Elementary School
Finger Lake Elementary School serves 391 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Finger Lake 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 55-59% (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 14:1 is higher than the Alaska state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority American Indian and Hispanic), which is lower than the Alaska state average of 53% (majority American Indian).
Verdict on Finger Lake Elementary School
Finger Lake 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 Finger Lake Elementary School is 0.58, 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.