Ambler School

Ambler School serves 78 students in grades PK - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the AK average of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is more than the state average of 51%.
Ambler School operates within the Northwest Arctic Borough School District.

School Overview

The student population of 78 students has grown by 18% over five years.
The teacher population of 6 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-12
Total Students 78 students
Ambler School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Ambler School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 6 teachers
Ambler School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Ambler School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 11:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.12 is less than the state average of 0.37. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AK) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 17:1
Ambler School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.12 0.37
Ambler School Diversity Score (2003-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
83%
36%
Ambler School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a
6%
Ambler School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2003-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,069 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $30,154 is higher than the state average of $25,342. The district revenue/student has grown by 29% over four years.
The district spending/student of $31,025 is higher than the state average of $25,523. The district spending/student has grown by 20% over four years.
School District Name Northwest Arctic Borough School District
Number of Schools
Managed
13
4
Number of Students Managed 2,069 405
Northwest Arctic Borough   School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $60 MM $10 MM
Northwest Arctic Borough   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $62 MM $10 MM
Northwest Arctic Borough   School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $30,154 $25,342
Northwest Arctic Borough   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $31,025 $25,523
Northwest Arctic Borough   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Shungnak School (23.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Shungnak School (23.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Shungnak School (23.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • ShungnakShungnak School
    23.3 miles | Grades: PK-12 | 92 students6 West River Rd
    ShungnakAK 99773
    (907)437-2151
    23.3PK-1292
  • KobukKobuk School
    29.1 miles | Grades: PK-12 | 53 students101 Mushers Way
    KobukAK 99751
    (907)948-2231
    29.1PK-1253
  • SelawikDavis-ramoth School
    67.3 miles | Grades: PK-12 | 289 students2600 Musk Ox Parkway
    SelawikAK 99770
    (907)484-2142
    67.3PK-12289
  • KianaKiana School
    69.9 miles | Grades: PK-12 | 130 students190 Casanoff St
    KianaAK 99749
    (907)475-2115
    69.9PK-12130
  • NoorvikAqqaluk High/noorvik Elementary School
    87.8 miles | Grades: PK-12 | 191 students165 Fireweed Dr
    NoorvikAK 99763
    (907)636-2178
    87.8PK-12191

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