State of Alaska
2018 – Alaska Science Assessments (ASA)

Statewide Results

Count and Percentage of Students by Proficiency Level

All Grades
Subject Advanced/Proficient Below Proficient/Far Below Proficient Enrollment Participation
Rate
 
Count / Percent1 Count / Percent1
Science 11,994 / 47.15% 13,444 / 52.85% 28718 88.58% Groups

 

Results by Subgroups

All Grades
Science Advanced/Proficient Below Proficient/Far Below Proficient Enrollment Participation
Rate
Count / Percent1 Count / Percent1
Race/Ethnicity
African American 232 / 27.75% 604 / 72.25% 905 92.38%
Alaska Native/American Indian 1,420 / 24.16% 4,458 / 75.84% 6337 92.76%
Asian/Pacific Islander 878 / 35.25% 1,613 / 64.75% 2605 95.62%
Caucasian 7,416 / 63.37% 4,287 / 36.63% 13917 84.09%
Hispanic 710 / 41.47% 1,002 / 58.53% 1889 90.63%
Two or More Races 1,338 / 47.48% 1,480 / 52.52% 3065 91.94%
Gender
Male 6,293 / 48.07% 6,799 / 51.93% 14738 88.83%
Female 5,701 / 46.18% 6,645 / 53.82% 13980 88.31%
Special Populations
Students With Disabilities 571 / 16.91% 2,806 / 83.09% 3737 90.37%
Disabled With Accommodations 325 / 13.75% 2,038 / 86.25% N/A N/A
Students Without Disabilities 11,423 / 51.78% 10,638 / 48.22% 24981 88.31%
Limited English Proficient 376 / 10.96% 3,055 / 89.04% 3594 95.46%
Not Limited English Proficient 11,618 / 52.79% 10,389 / 47.21% 25124 87.59%
Economically Disadvantaged 4,129 / 31.90% 8,814 / 68.10% 14299 90.52%
Not Economically Disadvantaged 7,865 / 62.95% 4,630 / 37.05% 14419 86.66%
Migrant Students 763 / 35.55% 1,383 / 64.45% 2286 93.88%
Not Migrant Students 11,231 / 48.22% 12,061 / 51.78% 26432 88.12%
Active Duty Parent/Guardian 1,017 / 61.04% 649 / 38.96% 1860 89.57%
Not Active Duty Parent/Guardian 10,977 / 46.18% 12,795 / 53.82% 26858 88.51%
Homeless 135 / 23.04% 451 / 76.96% 648 90.43%
Not Homeless 11,859 / 47.72% 12,993 / 52.28% 28070 88.54%
Foster Care 59 / 20.92% 223 / 79.08% 299 94.31%
Not Foster Care 11,935 / 47.44% 13,221 / 52.56% 28419 88.52%

 

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