Alak School

  • Alak School serves 168 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 6-9% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 40%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≤5% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Alak School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alaska for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Alaska state level of 17:1.

School Overview

  • Alak School's student population of 168 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 14 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Total Students168 students
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Total Classroom Teachers14 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Alak School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 466 schools in Alaska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Alak School is 0.02, 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AK)
Overall Testing Rank#432 out of 466 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
6-9%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤5%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:117:1
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American Indian
99%
23%
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Asian
n/a
6%
Hispanic
n/a
7%
Black
1%
3%
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White
n/a
47%
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Hawaiian
n/a
3%
Two or more races
n/a
11%
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Diversity Score0.020.71
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Graduation Rate
≥50%
77%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
63%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
9%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNorth Slope Borough School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Alak School is Meade River School (61.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Atqasuk Meade River School
    Grades: PK-12 | 74 students
    61.0 miles
    4001 Kippi St
    Atqasuk, AK 99791
    (907) 633-6315
    61.0 PK-12 74
  • Barrow Barrow High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 223 students
    86.1 miles
    1684 Okpik St
    Barrow, AK 99723
    (907) 852-8950
    86.1 9-12 223
  • Barrow Fred Ipalook Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 704 students
    86.5 miles
    2070 Ahkovak St
    Barrow, AK 99723
    (907) 852-4711
    86.5 PK-5 704
  • Barrow Kiita Learning Community Alternative School
    Grades: 9-12 | 30 students
    86.6 miles
    5246 Karluk St
    Barrow, AK 99723
    (907) 852-9677
    86.6 9-12 30
  • Barrow Eben Hopson Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 259 students
    86.8 miles
    6501 Transit St
    Barrow, AK 99723
    (907) 852-3880
    86.8 6-8 259

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