Fred Ipalook Elementary School
8 May 2023 / by Crystal Brown
About Fred Ipalook Elementary School
Fred Ipalook Elementary School is a public school located in the heart of Anchorage, Alaska. The school serves students from kindergarten through sixth grade and is part of the Anchorage School District. The school is known for its commitment to providing a quality education to all of its students. Fred Ipalook Elementary School has a strong focus on academic excellence, offering a rigorous curriculum designed to help students reach their full potential. The school also offers a variety of extracurricular activities, including clubs, sports teams, and after-school programs. The school’s dedicated staff is committed to creating a safe and supportive learning environment for all students. Teachers are highly qualified and experienced, and the school has an excellent parent-teacher organization. Fred Ipalook Elementary School is a great place for students to learn and grow. With its strong focus on academics and its wide range of extracurricular activities, it is an ideal school for any student.
2070 Ahkovak St
Barrow, AK 99723
PreK – 5
Overview Fred Ipalook Elementary School
Fred Ipalook Elementary School serves 590 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Fred Ipalook Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alaska for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 6-9% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 10-14% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 44%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Alaska state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is higher than the Alaska state average of 53% (majority American Indian).
Verdict on Fred Ipalook Elementary School
Fred Ipalook Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Fred Ipalook 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.