Avail School

Tel: (907)742-4930
Grades: 6-12

63 students

Avail School serves 63 students in grades 6-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the AK average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 78% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is more than the state average of 49%.
Avail School operates within the Anchorage School District.

Overview

The student population of 63 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 6 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School Type Alternative school
Grades Offered Grades 6-12
Total Students 63 students
Gender % 25% Male / 75%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 6 teachers
Students by Grade Avail School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.78 is more than the state average of 0.36. The school's diversity has declined by 26% over five years.
This School (AK) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1 13:1
American Indian
23%
23%
Asian
6%
6%
Hispanic
9%
6%
Black
7%
4%
White
22%
51%
All Ethnic Groups Avail School Sch Ethnicity Avail School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.78 0.36
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 49,165 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Anchorage School District
Number of Schools
Managed
97
4
Number of Students Managed 49,165 425
Anchorage   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $650 MM $9 MM
Anchorage   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $737 MM $10 MM
Anchorage   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $13,304 $21,927
Anchorage   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $15,093 $24,242
Anchorage   School 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 Family Partnership Charter School (1.4 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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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • AnchorageWinterberry School
    Charter School
    508 West 2nd Ave
    AnchorageAK 99501
    (907)742-4980
    Charter School

    0.2 mi | 214 students | Gr. KG-8                      
  • AnchorageDenali Elementary School
    Alternative School
    148 East Ninth Ave
    AnchorageAK 99501
    (907)742-4500
    Alternative School

    0.4 mi | 421 students | Gr. PK-6                      
  • AnchorageHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Chugach Optional Elementary School
    1205 East St
    AnchorageAK 99501
    (907)742-3730
    0.5 mi | 256 students | Gr. PK-6                      
  • AnchorageCentral Middle School Of Science
    1405 East St
    AnchorageAK 99501
    (907)742-5100
    0.7 mi | 588 students | Gr. 7-8                      
  • AnchorageInlet View Elementary School
    1219 North St
    AnchorageAK 99501
    (907)742-7630
    0.9 mi | 230 students | Gr. PK-6                      

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Anchorage, AK public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.52, which is higher than the Alaska average of 0.37. The most diverse school in Anchorage is Ptarmigan Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Alaska or national school diversity statistics.