Palmer, AK
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Palmer Public Schools

Source & Methodology

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2015 – 2016 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

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Matanuska Susitna Borough School District Details

Matanuska Susitna Borough School District
501 N. Gulkana
Palmer, AK 99645

18,028 Students enrolled in District

46 Schools in District

20 Students Per Classroom (State average is 17)

Matanuska Susitna Borough School District School Quality Ratings

District Quality Compared to Alaska

(10 is best)

Better than of AK school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of U.S. school districts.

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools in this District

School Grades
Academy Charter School
801 East Arctic
Palmer, AK, 99645
KG-08
Alaska Middle College School
10928 Eagle River Road
Eagle River, AK, 99577
11-12
American Charter Academy School
7362 W. Parks Hwy #723
Wasilla, AK, 99623
KG-12
Beryozova School
501 N Gulkana
Palmer, AK, 99645
KG-12
Big Lake Elementary School
Mile 4.5 South Big Lake Road
Big Lake, AK, 99652
PK-05
Birchtree Charter School
7101 E. Palmer Wasilla Highway
Palmer, AK, 99645
KG-08
Burchell High School
1775 W Parks Highway
Wasilla, AK, 99654
09-12
Butte Elementary School
4006 S Butte Road
Palmer, AK, 99645
PK-05
Colony High School
9550 E Colony School Drive
Palmer, AK, 99645
09-12
Colony Middle School
9250 Colony School Drive
Palmer, AK, 99645
06-08
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School District Enrollment by Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 72.4% 55.0%
Black 2.5% 3.8%
Hispanic 3.4% 7.5%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 3.0% 7.0%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 18.7% 26.8%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 34.2% 43.0%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 29.8% 38.2%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 4.4% 4.7%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $8,940 $158,988,960 45.1%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,422 $25,288,848 7.2%
Staff $668 $11,879,712 3.4%
General Administration $132 $2,347,488 0.7%
School Administration $1,129 $20,078,136 5.7%
Operation $1,335 $23,741,640 6.7%
Transportation $823 $14,636,232 4.1%
Other $547 $9,727,848 2.8%
Total Support $6,055 $107,682,120 30.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $4,842 $86,110,128 24.4%
Total Expenditures $19,837 $352,781,208 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $10,265 $1,346,462,309 49.4%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,481 $194,320,615 7.1%
Staff $1,253 $164,373,001 6.0%
General Administration $255 $33,473,356 1.2%
School Administration $1,153 $151,204,033 5.5%
Operation $2,135 $280,049,786 10.3%
Transportation $562 $73,663,098 2.7%
Other $654 $85,805,356 3.1%
Total Support $7,493 $982,851,339 36.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,032 $397,768,997 14.6%
Total Expenditures $20,789 $2,727,077,473 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,487 $324,898,990,964 51.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $587 $29,383,130,681 4.7%
Staff $483 $24,167,878,083 3.8%
General Administration $205 $10,285,419,511 1.6%
School Administration $601 $30,113,641,000 4.8%
Operation $1,035 $51,821,442,969 8.2%
Transportation $475 $23,793,258,876 3.8%
Other $376 $18,849,723,887 3.0%
Total Support $3,762 $188,414,761,533 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,296 $114,973,102,384 18.3%
Total Expenditures $12,545 $628,286,465,973 100.0%