Alaska Public Schools
- Alaska is the #45 largest school system in the United States, serving 130,898 students across 503 public schools.
- Alaska 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 0.70, which is higher than the national average of 0.51.
- Minority enrollment is 52% (majority American Indian) and the student:teacher ratio is 17:1.
Student by Ethnicity
(AK) School Average
Two or more races
Alaska Public Schools by County
- County# Schools# Students% Minority
- 5 Schools246 Students89% Minority
- 6 Schools528 Students80% Minority
- 100 Schools48,538 Students56% Minority
- 40 Schools5,120 Students97% Minority
- 4 Schools153 Students73% Minority
- 4 Schools878 Students32% Minority
- 10 Schools1,071 Students94% Minority
- 37 Schools19,052 Students34% Minority
- 4 Schools285 Students26% Minority
- 7 Schools288 Students70% Minority
- 14 Schools4,805 Students50% Minority
- 42 Schools8,816 Students25% Minority
- 14 Schools2,376 Students48% Minority
- 14 Schools2,477 Students62% Minority
- 12 Schools2,572 Students99% Minority
- 12 Schools309 Students90% Minority
- 44 Schools17,935 Students29% Minority
- 20 Schools2,542 Students96% Minority
- 11 Schools2,015 Students97% Minority
- 13 Schools2,124 Students97% Minority
- 4 Schools544 Students42% Minority
- 15 Schools1,224 Students57% Minority
- 8 Schools1,771 Students58% Minority
- 1 Schools100 Students15% Minority
- 14 Schools1,192 Students31% Minority
- 14 Schools1,449 Students45% Minority
- 3 Schools277 Students52% Minority
- 2 Schools99 Students77% Minority
- 29 Schools2,112 Students70% Minority
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