Avail School

Grades: 6-12

64 students

Avail School serves 64 students in grades 6-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the AK average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 82% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is more than the state average of 50%.
Avail School operates within the Anchorage School District.

Overview

The student population of 64 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 6 teachers has grown by 50% over five years.
School Type Alternative school
Grades Offered Grades 6-12
Total Students 64 students
Avail School Total Students (1992-2013)
Gender % 25% Male / 75%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 6 teachers
Avail School Total Teachers (1998-2013)
Students by Grade Avail School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 26:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.84 is more than the state average of 0.36. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AK) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1 13:1
Avail School Student Teacher Ratio (1998-2013)
American Indian
25%
24%
Avail School American Indian Students (1992-2013)
Asian
4%
6%
Avail School Asian Students (1992-2013)
Hispanic
9%
6%
Avail School Black Students (1992-2013)
Black
10%
4%
Avail School Black Students (1992-2013)
White
18%
50%
Avail School White Students (1992-2013)
Hawaiian
15%
2%
Avail School Hawaiian Students (2009-2013)
Two or more races
19%
8%
Avail School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Avail School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown AK All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.84 0.36
Avail School Diversity Score (1992-2013)
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 34%
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

The district's student population of 49,221 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $13,304 is less than the state average of $21,927. The district revenue/student has grown by 41% over four years.
The district spending/student of $15,093 is less than the state average of $24,242. The district spending/student has grown by 26% over four years.
School District Name Anchorage School District
Number of Schools
Managed
98
4
Number of Students Managed 49,221 398
Anchorage   School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $650 MM $9 MM
Anchorage   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $737 MM $10 MM
Anchorage   School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $13,304 $21,927
Anchorage   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $15,093 $24,242
Anchorage   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education

Nearby 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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