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  • For the 2020 school year, there are 4 public schools in Chugach School District, serving 444 students.
  • Public school in Chugach School District have an average math proficiency score of 21% (versus the Alaska public school average of 37%), and reading proficiency score of 43% (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 Chugach School District are Tatitlek Community School, Whittier Community School and Focus Homeschool. Overall school rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
  • Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is less than the Alaska public school average of 52% (majority American Indian).
  • The student:teacher ratio of 34:1 is more than the Alaska public school average of 17:1.

Overview

School District NameChugach School District
School District Websitehttp://www.chugachschools.com
School District Phone Number(907)522-7400
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (AK)
# of Schools4 Schools509 Schools
# of Students444 Students132,872 Students
# of Teachers13 Teachers7,748 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio34:117:1

District Comparison

  • Chugach 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 60-79% has decreased from 80% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (AK)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)15-19%
40%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Chugach   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)15-19%
46%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Chugach   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 Rate60-79%
77%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Chugach   School District and public school graduation rate of AK by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.520.71
# of American Indian Students58 Students30,415 Students
% American Indian Students
13%
23%
# of Asian Students11 Students7,785 Students
% Asian Students
2%
6%
# of Hispanic Students21 Students8,868 Students
% Hispanic Students
5%
7%
# of Black Students7 Students3,866 Students
% Black Students
2%
3%
# of White Students300 Students63,227 Students
% White Students
68%
47%
# of Hawaiian Students11 Students3,914 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
2%
3%
# of Two or more races Students36 Students14,797 Students
% of Two or more races Students
8%
11%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:413,586
# of Students in Kindergarten:2510,196
# of Students in 1st Grade:3610,243
# of Students in 2nd Grade:3610,331
# of Students in 3rd Grade:2410,409
# of Students in 4th Grade:3310,398
# of Students in 5th Grade:2710,229
# of Students in 6th Grade:3310,007
# of Students in 7th Grade:289,741
# of Students in 8th Grade:269,478
# of Students in 9th Grade:439,584
# of Students in 10th Grade:309,285
# of Students in 11th Grade:329,503
# of Students in 12th Grade:309,882
# of Ungraded Students: - -

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $25,835 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 $24,955 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$8 MM$10 MM
This chart display total revenue of Chugach   School District and average revenue for each school distric in AK by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending$8 MM$10 MM
This chart display total spending of Chugach   School District and average spending for each school distric in AK by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student$25,835$24,325
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Chugach   School District and average revenue per public school student in AK by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student$24,955$24,500
This chart display average spending per public school student in Chugach   School District and average spending per public school student in AK by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Chugach School District Public Schools (2020)

  • School (Math/Reading Proficiency) Location
    Grades
    Students
  • Chenega Bay School
    Main St
    Cordova, AK 99574
    (907)573-5123

    Grades: PK-12 | 13 students
  • Focus Homeschool Math: 15-19% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    9312 Vanguard Dr
    Anchorage, AK 99507
    (907)522-7400

    Grades: PK-12 | 376 students
  • Tatitlek Community School Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank: Top 30%
    Main St
    Tatitlek, AK 99677
    (907)325-2252

    Grades: PK-12 | 22 students
  • Whittier Community School Math: 21-39% | Reading: 40-59%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    Portage St
    Whittier, AK 99693
    (907)472-2575

    Grades: PK-12 | 33 students
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