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Tustumena Elementary is Recognized as a 2019 National ESEA Distinguished School

Published on January 8, 2020 By Pegge Erkeneff

Join the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District to celebrate Tustumena Elementary educators, students, and families! One hundred schools nationwide earned recognition as a National ESEA Distinguished School in 2019, and Tustumena Elementary School is recognized in the category of exceptional student performance for two or more consecutive years! In the small coastal area of Kasilof, […]

PEAKS student results now in PowerSchool for parents

Published on September 5, 2019 By Pegge Erkeneff

September 5, 2019 Dear KPBSD parents and guardians, The 2019 Spring Performance Evaluation for Alaska’s School (PEAKS) student results is available for your review on September 6, 2019, in the PowerSchool Parent Portal.* “PEAKS is one assessment used to help provide a picture of how our students are doing to meet state standards,” said Superintendent John […]

School progress reports in new Alaska System for School Success

Published on October 23, 2018 By Pegge Erkeneff

October 23, 2018: The new System for School Success Reports accountability system for public schools in the State of Alaska released reports for the 2017-2018 school year. The rating system for schools is a federal requirement of Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), and the new accountability system replaces the Alaska State Performance Index (ASPI) star […]

Parents: will your child be four by September 1? #PreK

Published on March 27, 2017 By Pegge Erkeneff

News Release Pre-Kindergarten Title I assessments take place in April and May   Soldotna, March 27, 2017—Children who will be four years old by September 1, 2017, have an opportunity to attend pre-kindergarten classes at their local area school in the fall. To qualify for the classes, parents and guardians must contact their local area […]

FAQs: Alaska Measures of Progress (AMP) Assessment

Published on April 2, 2015 By Pegge Erkeneff

KPBSD Information Alaska Measures of Progress (AMP) Assessment FAQs Soldotna, April 2, 2015—The annual student assessment required by state law to meet federal requirements takes place for our students in grades 3 through 10 between March 30 and May 1, 2015. In 2015, the Alaska Measures of Progress (AMP) assessment replaced the Standards Based Assessment […]

Become fluent: KPBSD English Language Learner program

Published on February 28, 2015 By Pegge Erkeneff

February 2015 KPBSD’s English Language Learner (ELL) program has seen a 55 percent increase in the number of Limited English Proficient (LEP) students in the district since 2010. Currently: 286 LEP students are enrolled across 34 KPBSD schools 23 languages are represented in the following categories: Eastern European-Russian Asian-SE Asian Northern European Pacific Islander Native […]