Hermon Hutchens Elementary School
8 May 2023 / by Crystal Brown
About Hermon Hutchens Elementary School
Hermon Hutchens Elementary School is proud to offer an exceptional educational experience to its students. Located in the heart of the city, the school is committed to providing a safe and nurturing learning environment. With a strong emphasis on academic excellence, Hermon Hutchens Elementary School strives to ensure that each student is given the opportunity to reach their fullest potential.
The teachers at Hermon Hutchens Elementary School are highly dedicated to their students and are committed to providing a quality education. The school offers a variety of educational programs, including literacy and math programs, science and technology classes, and physical education classes. In addition, the school provides a range of extracurricular activities for students to participate in, such as sports teams, arts and crafts, and music classes.
Hermon Hutchens Elementary School is also dedicated to developing a strong sense of community. The school hosts a variety of events throughout the year, such as family nights and community service projects. The school also takes pride in its involvement in the local community and is proud to be a part of the neighborhood.
At Hermon Hutchens Elementary School, we believe that a quality education is the foundation for a successful future. We strive to ensure that each student is given the opportunity to reach their fullest potential and to develop the skills needed to succeed.
1009 West Klutina
Valdez, AK 99686
PreK – 5
Overview Hermon Hutchens Elementary School
Hermon Hutchens Elementary School serves 284 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Hermon Hutchens Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Alaska for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (which is approximately equal to the Alaska state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60-64% (which is higher than the Alaska state average of 44%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Alaska state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is lower than the Alaska state average of 53% (majority American Indian).
Verdict on Hermon Hutchens Elementary School
Hermon Hutchens Elementary School is ranked within the top 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 Hermon Hutchens Elementary School is 0.52, 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.