State of Alaska
2018 – Performance Evaluation for Alaska's Schools (PEAKS)

Statewide Results

Count and Percentage of Students by Achievement Level

Grade 8
Subject Advanced/Proficient Below Proficient/Far Below Proficient Enrollment Participation
Rate
 
Count / Percent1 Count / Percent1
English Language Arts 3,811 / 45.12% 4,636 / 54.88% 9371 90.18% Groups
Mathematics 2,507 / 29.69% 5,937 / 70.31% 9383 90.16% Groups

 

Results by Subgroups

Grade 8
English Language Arts Advanced/Proficient Below Proficient/Far Below Proficient Enrollment Participation
Rate
Count / Percent1 Count / Percent1
Race/Ethnicity
African American 99 / 35.36% 181 / 64.64% 303 92.41%
Alaska Native/American Indian 380 / 19.56% 1,563 / 80.44% 2060 94.32%
Asian/Pacific Islander 313 / 37.35% 525 / 62.65% 880 95.68%
Caucasian 2,383 / 60.51% 1,555 / 39.49% 4577 86.04%
Hispanic 225 / 42.37% 306 / 57.63% 571 92.99%
Two or More Races 411 / 44.82% 506 / 55.18% 980 93.57%
Gender
Male 1,710 / 39.34% 2,637 / 60.66% 4807 90.47%
Female 2,101 / 51.24% 1,999 / 48.76% 4564 89.88%
Special Populations
Students With Disabilities 134 / 11.78% 1,004 / 88.22% 1241 91.70%
Disabled With Accommodations 72 / 8.96% 732 / 91.04% N/A N/A
Students Without Disabilities 3,677 / 50.31% 3,632 / 49.69% 8130 89.95%
Limited English Proficient 43 / 4.23% 973 / 95.77% 1067 95.60%
Not Limited English Proficient 3,768 / 50.71% 3,663 / 49.29% 8304 89.49%
Economically Disadvantaged 1,266 / 29.66% 3,003 / 70.34% 4660 91.67%
Not Economically Disadvantaged 2,545 / 60.91% 1,633 / 39.09% 4711 88.71%
Migrant Students 220 / 29.45% 527 / 70.55% 785 95.16%
Not Migrant Students 3,591 / 46.64% 4,109 / 53.36% 8586 89.73%
Active Duty Parent/Guardian 303 / 59.41% 207 / 40.59% 564 90.43%
Not Active Duty Parent/Guardian 3,508 / 44.20% 4,429 / 55.80% 8807 90.17%
Homeless 38 / 20.54% 147 / 79.46% 198 93.43%
Not Homeless 3,773 / 45.67% 4,489 / 54.33% 9173 90.11%
Foster Care 19 / 22.35% 66 / 77.65% 90 94.44%
Not Foster Care 3,792 / 45.35% 4,570 / 54.65% 9281 90.14%

 

* Results cannot be published without releasing personally identifiable information.
1 The percentage of students at each achievement level only includes students who participated in the content assessment.