3 Parent Reviews for Scenic Park Elementary School
My girls went to this school for 3 years. I am beyond satisfied with the education they received there. They were both in the gifted program in ASD, and every single teacher they each had went above and beyond to challenge them and keep them interested in the regular curriculum. My girls continued to
... Read more score "well above proficient" scores throughout all grade levels. There is a new principal there this past year (my oldest girl's 3rd grade year and my youngest girl's 1st grade year) and she is wonderful. I enjoyed this school very much, and wouldn't have wanted them at any other school in the district. Parent involvement is absolutely incredible, and the staff really gets to know each family. Additionally, the Chinese teacher and program are spectacular, and my girls left Scenic Park with a very deep-rooted knowledge of Chinese language and culture. Had we not moved out of state this summer, I would make sure that all of my children were able to attend this school. Other ratings are old! This school is excellent, especially for kids that need a more challenging curriculum. Teachers ALL do a great job integrating students with disabilities as well. Highly recommended! Read less
Posted by a parent on 07/19/12
my children have been going to this school for a few years now & I am very happy with the class sizes & the individual attention they get from their teachers. T he multi age program is great for the right child.
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Posted by a parent on 01/04/08
the quality of the education program is slightly above average. The availability of music is good. The level of parent involvement is below average (poor).
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* In 2010-2011 Alaska used the Standards Based Assessment (SBA) to test students in grades 3 through 10 in reading, math and writing, and in grades 4, 8 and 10 in science. The SBA is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Alaska. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.
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Gifted and Talented
A school system may identify 10% to 15% or more of its student population as gifted and talented. A brief description of each area of giftedness or talent as defined by the Office of Gifted and Talented:
general intellectual ability or talent - high intelligence test score (usually two standard deviations above the mean), and high levels of vocabulary, memory, abstract work knowledge and abstract reasoning;
specific academic aptitude or talent in one area such as mathematics or language arts;
creative and productive thinking, the ability to produce new ideas;
leadership ability, the ability to direct individuals or groups to a common decision or action;
visual and performing arts, special talents in visual art, music, dance, drama, or other related studies;
psychomotor ability, such as practical, spatial, mechanical, and physical skills.
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Special Education Classes
A school or program within a school that provides services and training to students with moderate to severe mental and/or physical disabilities.
Adult Education Classes
Programs offering GED or equivalent courses for adults within regular schools, whether classes are held during evening or daytime schedules.
English as Second Language
English language classes for students whose first language is not English.
Anchorage schools — Scenic Park Elementary School is located at 3933 Patterson St, Anchorage AK 99504. 3933 Patterson St is in the 99504 ZIP code in Anchorage, AK The school district for Scenic Park Elementary School is the Anchorage School District. Scenic Park Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels PK - 5.
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