Avail School

Tel: (907)742-4930
Grades 6-12
61 students
Avail School serves 61 students in grades 6 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the AK average of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 87% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is more than the state average of 51%.
Avail School operates within the Anchorage School District.

School Overview

The student population of 61 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 4 teachers has declined by 33% over five years.
School Type Alternative school
Grades Offered Grades 6-12
Total Students 61 students
Avail School Total Students (1994-2014)
Gender % Avail School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 4 teachers
Avail School Total Teachers (1998-2014)
Students by Grade Avail School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 11:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.79 is more than the state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AK) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 17:1
Avail School Student Teacher Ratio (1998-2014)
American Indian
36%
24%
Avail School American Indian Students (1994-2014)
Asian
2%
6%
Avail School Asian Students (1992-2014)
Hispanic
15%
7%
Avail School Black Students (1994-2014)
Black
11%
3%
Avail School Black Students (1994-2014)
White
13%
49%
Avail School White Students (1994-2014)
Hawaiian
6%
2%
Avail School Hawaiian Students (2009-2014)
Two or more races
17%
8%
Avail School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
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.
0.79 0.69
Avail School Diversity Score (1994-2014)
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.
n/a
36%
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%

District Comparison

Anchorage School District's student population of 48,159 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $13,836 is higher than the state average of n/a. The district revenue/student has grown by 26% over four years.
School District Name Anchorage School District
Number of Schools
Managed
97
4
Number of Students Managed 48,159 405
Anchorage   School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $686 MM n/a
Anchorage   School District District Total Revenue (1992-2010)
District Spending $755 MM n/a
Anchorage   School District District Spending (1992-2010)
District Revenue / Student $13,836 n/a
Anchorage   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $15,225 n/a
Anchorage   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 The New Path High School (1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Central Middle School Of Science (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Winterberry School (0.2 miles away)
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