567 Main St
Wainwright, AK 99782
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Alak School serves 168 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤5% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≤5% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 44%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Alaska state level of 13:1.

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 168 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥50% (Top 50% in AK)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AK Dept. of Education

School Overview

Alak School's student population of 168 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 16 teachers has grown by 14% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12
Total Students
168 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
16 teachers
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School Rankings

Alak School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 443 schools in Alaska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Alak School is 0.06, 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AK)
Overall Testing Rank
#416 out of 443 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤5%
36%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤5%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
13:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Alak School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Alaska by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
American Indian
97%
22%
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Asian
n/a
5%
Hispanic
n/a
7%
Black
1%
3%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Alak School and the percentage of Black public school students in Alaska by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
White
n/a
47%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Alak School and the percentage of White public school students in Alaska by year, with the latest 2007-08 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
3%
Two or more races
2%
13%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AK.
Diversity Score
0.06
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Graduation Rate
≥50%
77%
This chart display graduation rate of Alak School and public school graduation rate of Alaska by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
63%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Alak School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Alaska by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
9%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alak 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.
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AK Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

≤5% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% AK state average), while ≤5% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 44% AK state average).

What is the graduation rate of Alak School?

The graduation rate of Alak School is 50%, which is lower than the Alaska state average of 77%.

How many students attend Alak School?

168 students attend Alak School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

97% of Alak School students are American Indian, 2% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Black.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Alak School?

Alak School has a student ration of 11:1, which is lower than the Alaska state average of 13:1.

What grades does Alak School offer ?

Alak School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-12

What school district is Alak School part of?

Alak School is part of North Slope Borough School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 168 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥50% (Top 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AK Dept. of Education

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