Bering Strait School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 15 public schools serving 1,981 students in Bering Strait School District. This district's average testing ranking is 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Alaska.
Public Schools in Bering Strait School District have an average math proficiency score of 13% (versus the Alaska public school average of 36%), and reading proficiency score of 10% (versus the 40% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Bering Strait School District are Diomede School, Unalakleet School and Martin L. Olson School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Bering Strait School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Alaska.
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).

Top Rankings

Bering Strait School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Alaska for:

Category
Attribute
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 20%)

Overview

School District Name
Bering Strait School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (AK)
# Schools
15 Schools
511 Schools
# Students
1,981 Students
132,589 Students
# Teachers
174 Teachers
7,730 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
11:1

District Rank

Bering Strait School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 54 school districts in Alaska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 85-89% has increased from 65-69% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (AK)
Overall District Rank
#49 out of 54 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Bering Strait   School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
9%
39%
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 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
7%
42%
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 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
85-89%
79%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Bering Strait   School District and public school graduation rate of AK by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.02
0.71
# American Indian Students
1,960 Students
30,413 Students
% American Indian Students
99%
23%
# Asian Students
1 Student
7,782 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
6%
# Hispanic Students
n/a
8,824 Students
% Hispanic Students
n/a
7%
# Black Students
1 Student
3,837 Students
% Black Students
n/a
3%
# White Students
17 Students
63,056 Students
% White Students
1%
47%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
3,910 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
3%
# Two or more races Students
2 Students
14,767 Students
% of Two or more races Students
n/a
11%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
207
3,586
# Students in K Grade:
147
10,146
# Students in 1st Grade:
165
10,208
# Students in 2nd Grade:
174
10,287
# Students in 3rd Grade:
147
10,371
# Students in 4th Grade:
146
10,363
# Students in 5th Grade:
138
10,190
# Students in 6th Grade:
133
9,977
# Students in 7th Grade:
136
9,737
# Students in 8th Grade:
127
9,478
# Students in 9th Grade:
114
9,579
# Students in 10th Grade:
112
9,285
# Students in 11th Grade:
123
9,500
# Students in 12th Grade:
112
9,882
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $36,975 is higher than the state median of $26,005. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $33,989 is higher than the state median of $25,710. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (AK)
Total Revenue
$73 MM
$11 MM
This chart display total revenue of Bering Strait   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in AK by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending
$67 MM
$11 MM
This chart display total spending of Bering Strait   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in AK by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$36,975
$26,005
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Bering Strait   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in AK by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student
$33,989
$25,710
This chart display average spending per public school student in Bering Strait   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in AK by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Best Bering Strait School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Diomede School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Main St
Nome, AK 99762
(907) 686-3021
Grades: PK-12
| 23 students
Rank: #22.
Unalakleet School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Main St
Unalakleet, AK 99684
(907) 624-3444
Grades: PK-12
| 197 students
Rank: #3 - 53. - 5.
Martin L. Olson School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
40 Main St
Nome, AK 99762
(907) 779-3021
Grades: PK-12
| 52 students
Rank: #3 - 53. - 5.
Wales School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
490 Main St
Wales, AK 99783
(907) 664-3021
Grades: PK-12
| 49 students
Rank: #3 - 53. - 5.
White Mountain School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
55 Main St
White Mountain, AK 99784
(907) 638-3021
Grades: PK-12
| 61 students
Rank: #66.
Anthony A. Andrews School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 6-9%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
100 Baker St
Saint Michael, AK 99659
(907) 923-3041
Grades: PK-12
| 159 students
Rank: #7 - 107. - 10.
Aniguiin School
Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
29 Main St
Elim, AK 99739
(907) 890-3021
Grades: PK-12
| 124 students
Rank: #7 - 107. - 10.
James C. Isabell School
Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Main St
Teller, AK 99778
(907) 642-3041
Grades: PK-12
| 84 students
Rank: #7 - 107. - 10.
Koyuk-malimiut School
Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
09 Main St
Koyuk, AK 99753
(907) 963-3021
Grades: PK-12
| 116 students
Rank: #7 - 107. - 10.
Shaktoolik School
Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
40 Main St
Shaktoolik, AK 99771
(907) 955-3021
Grades: PK-12
| 91 students
Rank: #1111.
Shishmaref School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: 6-9%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Seaview Ln
Shishmaref, AK 99772
(907) 649-3021
Grades: PK-12
| 200 students
Rank: #12 - 1512. - 15.
Brevig Mission School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
Main Street
Brevig Mission, AK 99785
(907) 642-4021
Grades: PK-12
| 154 students
Rank: #12 - 1512. - 15.
Gambell School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
169 Main St
Gambell, AK 99742
(907) 985-5515
Grades: PK-12
| 183 students
Rank: #12 - 1512. - 15.
Hogarth Kingeekuk Senior Memorial School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
(2)
200 Main St
Savoonga, AK 99769
(907) 984-6811
Grades: PK-12
| 269 students
Rank: #12 - 1512. - 15.
Tukurngailnguq School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Main St
Stebbins, AK 99671
(907) 934-3021
Grades: PK-12
| 219 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Bering Strait School District
  • 225 Main St, Unalakleet, AK, 99684-0225
  • (907) 624-3611
  • bssd.org
  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 1,981 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 85-89% (Top 20% in AK)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 9% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 7% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.02

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