Bering Strait School District

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  • For the 2020 school year, there are 15 public schools in Bering Strait School District, serving 1,981 students.
  • Public school in Bering Strait School District have an average math proficiency score of 12% (versus the Alaska public school average of 37%), and reading proficiency score of 10% (versus the 43% statewide average). This district's average school ranking is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Alaska.
  • The top ranked public schools in Bering Strait School District are Diomede School, Unalakleet School and Martin L. Olson School. Overall school rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
  • Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is more than the Alaska public school average of 52% (majority American Indian).
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is less than the Alaska public school average of 17:1.

Overview

School District NameBering Strait School District
School District Websitehttp://www.bssd.org
School District Phone Number(907)624-3611
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (AK)
# of Schools15 Schools509 Schools
# of Students1,981 Students132,872 Students
# of Teachers174 Teachers7,748 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio11:117:1

District Comparison

  • Bering Strait School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 53 school districts in Alaska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 75-79% has increased from 60-64% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (AK)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
9%
40%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Bering Strait   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of AK by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
9%
46%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Bering Strait   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of AK by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate75-79%
77%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Bering Strait   School District and public school graduation rate of AK by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.020.71
# of American Indian Students1,960 Students30,415 Students
% American Indian Students
99%
23%
# of Asian Students1 Student7,785 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
6%
# of Hispanic Studentsn/a8,868 Students
% Hispanic Students
n/a
7%
# of Black Students1 Student3,866 Students
% Black Students
n/a
3%
# of White Students17 Students63,227 Students
% White Students
1%
47%
# of Hawaiian Studentsn/a3,914 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/a
3%
# of Two or more races Students2 Students14,797 Students
% of Two or more races Students
n/a
11%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:2073,586
# of Students in Kindergarten:14710,196
# of Students in 1st Grade:16510,243
# of Students in 2nd Grade:17410,331
# of Students in 3rd Grade:14710,409
# of Students in 4th Grade:14610,398
# of Students in 5th Grade:13810,229
# of Students in 6th Grade:13310,007
# of Students in 7th Grade:1369,741
# of Students in 8th Grade:1279,478
# of Students in 9th Grade:1149,584
# of Students in 10th Grade:1129,285
# of Students in 11th Grade:1239,503
# of Students in 12th Grade:1129,882
# of Ungraded Students: - -

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $37,447 is higher than the state average of $24,325. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $36,092 is higher than the state average of $24,500. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (AK)
Total Revenue$70 MM$10 MM
This chart display total revenue of Bering Strait   School District and average revenue for each school distric in AK by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending$67 MM$10 MM
This chart display total spending of Bering Strait   School District and average spending for each school distric in AK by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student$37,447$24,325
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Bering Strait   School District and average revenue per public school student in AK by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student$36,092$24,500
This chart display average spending per public school student in Bering Strait   School District and average spending per public school student in AK by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Bering Strait School District Public Schools (2020)

  • School (Math/Reading Proficiency) Location
    Grades
    Students
  • Aniguiin School Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    29 Main St
    Elim, AK 99739
    (907)890-3021

    Grades: PK-12 | 124 students
  • Anthony A. Andrews School Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    100 Baker St
    Saint Michael, AK 99659
    (907)923-3041

    Grades: PK-12 | 159 students
  • Brevig Mission School Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    Main Street
    Brevig Mission, AK 99785
    (907)642-4021

    Grades: PK-12 | 154 students
  • Diomede School Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank: Top 30%
    Main St
    Nome, AK 99762
    (907)686-3021

    Grades: PK-12 | 23 students
  • Gambell School Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    169 Main St
    Gambell, AK 99742
    (907)985-5515

    Grades: PK-12 | 183 students
  • Hogarth Kingeekuk Senior Memorial School Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    200 Main St
    Savoonga, AK 99769
    (907)984-6811

    Grades: PK-12 | 269 students
  • James C. Isabell School Math: 11-19% | Reading: 11-19%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    Main St
    Teller, AK 99778
    (907)642-3041

    Grades: PK-12 | 84 students
  • Koyuk-malimiut School Math: 11-19% | Reading: ≤10%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    09 Main St
    Koyuk, AK 99753
    (907)963-3021

    Grades: PK-12 | 116 students
  • Martin L. Olson School Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    40 Main St
    Nome, AK 99762
    (907)779-3021

    Grades: PK-12 | 52 students
  • Shaktoolik School Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    40 Main St
    Shaktoolik, AK 99771
    (907)955-3021

    Grades: PK-12 | 91 students
  • Shishmaref School Math: ≤5% | Reading: 6-9%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    Seaview Ln
    Shishmaref, AK 99772
    (907)649-3021

    Grades: PK-12 | 200 students
  • Tukurngailnguq School Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    Main St
    Stebbins, AK 99671
    (907)934-3021

    Grades: PK-12 | 219 students
  • Unalakleet School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    Main St
    Unalakleet, AK 99684
    (907)624-3444

    Grades: PK-12 | 197 students
  • Wales School Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    490 Main St
    Wales, AK 99783
    (907)664-3021

    Grades: PK-12 | 49 students
  • White Mountain School Math: 11-19% | Reading: ≤10%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    55 Main St
    White Mountain, AK 99784
    (907)638-3021

    Grades: PK-12 | 61 students
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