Fort Yukon School

Grades: PK-12

114 students

Fort Yukon School serves 114 students in grades PK-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the AK average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is more than the state average of 50%.
Fort Yukon School operates within the Yukon Flats School District.

Overview

The student population of 114 students has declined by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 14 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-12
Total Students 114 students
Fort Yukon School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 14 teachers
Fort Yukon School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Fort Yukon School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 has increased from 11:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.08 is less 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 8:1 13:1
Fort Yukon School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
American Indian
96%
24%
Fort Yukon School American Indian Students (1989-2013)
Asian
1%
6%
White
1%
50%
Fort Yukon School White Students (1989-2013)
Two or more races
2%
8%
Fort Yukon School Two Or More Races Students (2012-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Fort Yukon 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.
0.08 0.36
Fort Yukon School Diversity Score (1991-2013)
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.
68%
34%
Fort Yukon School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2013)
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.
8%
6%
Fort Yukon School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2003-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 258 students has decreased by 8% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $65,314 is higher than the state average of $21,927. The district revenue/student has grown by 75% over four years.
The district spending/student of $72,106 is higher than the state average of $24,242. The district spending/student has grown by 94% over four years.
School District Name Yukon Flats School District
Number of Schools
Managed
8
4
Number of Students Managed 258 398
Yukon Flats   School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $18 MM $9 MM
Yukon Flats   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $20 MM $10 MM
Yukon Flats   School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $65,314 $21,927
Yukon Flats   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $72,106 $24,242
Yukon Flats   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 Yukon Flats Distance Education Program (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Yukon Flats Distance Education Program (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Yukon Flats Distance Education Program (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Fort YukonYukon Flats Distance Education Program
    Alternative School
    123 Hill St
    Fort YukonAK 99740
    (907)662-2515
    Alternative School

    0.4 mi | Gr. KG-12 | n/a students                      
  • ChalkyitsikTsuk Taih School
    1 Marten Hill Dr
    ChalkyitsikAK 99788
    (907)848-8113
    42.1 mi | Gr. PK-12 | 12 students                      
  • VenetieJohn Fredson School
    360 Chandalar Dr
    VenetieAK 99781
    (907)849-8415
    44.4 mi | Gr. PK-12 | 57 students                      
  • CircleCircle School
    330 Yukon Dr
    CircleAK 99733
    (907)773-1250
    60.8 mi | Gr. PK-12 | 22 students                      
  • BeaverCruikshank School
    310 River Rd
    BeaverAK 99724
    (907)628-6313
    61.2 mi | Gr. PK-12 | 12 students                      

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