Akiachak School

  • Akiachak School serves 198 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is ≤5% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 35%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is ≤5% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Alaska state level of 17:1.

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School Overview

  • Akiachak School's student population of 198 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 17 teachers has grown by 13% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Total Students198 students
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Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Akiachak School's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Akiachak School is 0.04, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.71. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AK)
Overall School Rank--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤5%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Akiachak School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Alaska by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≤5%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Akiachak School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Alaska by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio12:117:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Akiachak School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Alaska by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
American Indian
98%
23%
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Hispanic
n/a
7%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Akiachak School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Alaska by year, with the latest 2002-03 school year data.
Black
n/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Akiachak School and the percentage of Black public school students in Alaska by year, with the latest 2003-04 school year data.
White
n/a
47%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Akiachak School and the percentage of White public school students in Alaska by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Two or more races
2%
11%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Akiachak School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AK.
Diversity Score0.040.71
This chart display the diversity score of Akiachak School and the public school average diversity score of Alaska by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate≥50%
78%
This chart display graduation rate of Akiachak School and public school graduation rate of Alaska by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
94%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Akiachak School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Alaska by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Akiachak School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alaska by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameYupiit School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education

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