Chatham School District

500 Big Dog Salmon Way
Angoon, AK 99820
(District boundaries shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
For the 2024 school year, there are 4 public schools serving 139 students in Chatham School District. This district's average testing ranking is 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Alaska.
Public Schools in Chatham School District have an average math proficiency score of 30% (versus the Alaska public school average of 33%), and reading proficiency score of 30% (versus the 40% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 58% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is more than the Alaska public school average of 53% (majority American Indian).

Overview

2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
This State (AK)
# Schools
4 Schools
500 Schools
# Students
139 Students
129,941 Students
# Teachers
12 Teachers
7,250 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
11:1

District Rank

Chatham School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 52 school districts in Alaska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-2021 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 50% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (AK)
Overall District Rank
#27 out of 52 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Chatham   School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
36%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Chatham   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 2020-21 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
44%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Chatham   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 2020-21 school year data.
Graduation Rate
≥50%
77%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Chatham   School District and public school graduation rate of AK by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.57
0.71
# American Indian Students
71 Students
28,154 Students
% American Indian Students
51%
22%
# Asian Students
n/a
6,707 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
5%
# Hispanic Students
n/a
9,661 Students
% Hispanic Students
n/a
8%
# Black Students
3 Students
3,074 Students
% Black Students
2%
2%
# White Students
58 Students
61,361 Students
% White Students
42%
47%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
3,987 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
3%
# Two or more races Students
7 Students
16,997 Students
% of Two or more races Students
5%
13%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
8
2,924
# Students in K Grade:
6
9,777
# Students in 1st Grade:
14
9,620
# Students in 2nd Grade:
6
9,838
# Students in 3rd Grade:
11
9,823
# Students in 4th Grade:
11
9,860
# Students in 5th Grade:
14
9,916
# Students in 6th Grade:
8
9,867
# Students in 7th Grade:
13
10,050
# Students in 8th Grade:
14
9,992
# Students in 9th Grade:
8
10,045
# Students in 10th Grade:
11
9,450
# Students in 11th Grade:
8
9,416
# Students in 12th Grade:
7
9,363
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $39,950 is higher than the state median of $20,243. The school district revenue/student has grown by 22% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $40,043 is higher than the state median of $21,325. The school district spending/student has grown by 11% over four school years.
This School District
This State (AK)
Total Revenue
$6 MM
$2,630 MM
This chart display total revenue of Chatham   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in AK by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$6 MM
$2,771 MM
This chart display total spending of Chatham   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in AK by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$39,950
$20,243
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Chatham   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in AK by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$40,043
$21,325
This chart display average spending per public school student in Chatham   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in AK by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Chatham School District Public Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Klukwan School
Math: <50% | Reading: ≥50%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Mile 22 Haines Hwy
Haines, AK 99827
(907) 767-5551
Grades: K-12
| 7 students
Rank: #22.
Gustavus School
Math: 40-59% | Reading: 40-59%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
12 Gustavus Rd
Gustavus, AK 99826
(907) 697-2248
Grades: PK-12
| 67 students
Rank: #33.
Angoon School
Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
500 Big Dog Salmon Way
Angoon, AK 99820
(907) 788-3302
Grades: PK-12
| 63 students
Rank: n/an/a
500 Big Dog Salmon Way
Tenakee Springs, AK 99841
(907) 788-3302
Grades: K-12
| 2 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Chatham School District?
Chatham School District manages 4 public schools serving 139 students.
What is the rank of Chatham School District?
Chatham School District is ranked #32 out of 52 school districts in Alaska (bottom 50%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2020-2021 school year.
What is the racial composition of students in Chatham School District?
51% of Chatham School District students are American Indian, 42% of students are White, 5% of students are Two or more races, and 2% of students are Black.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Chatham School District?
Chatham School District has a student/teacher ratio of 11:1, which is lower than the Alaska state average of 18:1.
What is Chatham School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $40,043 is higher than the state median of $21,325. The school district spending/student has grown by 11% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 4 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 139 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 58%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥50% (Btm 50% in AK)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AK Dept. of Education

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