Copper River School District

1976 Aurora Dr
Glennallen, AK 99588
(District boundaries shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 20%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 5 public schools serving 431 students in Copper River School District. This district's average testing ranking is 7/10, which is in the top 50% of public schools in Alaska.
Public Schools in Copper River School District have an average math proficiency score of 42% (versus the Alaska public school average of 33%), and reading proficiency score of 45% (versus the 40% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 50% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is less than the Alaska public school average of 53% (majority American Indian).

Overview

2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
This State (AK)
# Schools
5 Schools
500 Schools
# Students
431 Students
129,941 Students
# Teachers
26 Teachers
7,250 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
17:1

District Rank

Copper River School District, which is ranked within the top 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 60-69% has decreased from 80% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (AK)
Overall District Rank
#14 out of 52 school districts
(Top 30%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Copper River   School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
36%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Copper River   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)
45-49%
44%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Copper River   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
60-69%
77%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Copper River   School District and public school graduation rate of AK by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.58
0.71
# American Indian Students
177 Students
28,154 Students
% American Indian Students
41%
22%
# Asian Students
n/a
6,707 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
5%
# Hispanic Students
7 Students
9,661 Students
% Hispanic Students
2%
8%
# Black Students
6 Students
3,074 Students
% Black Students
1%
2%
# White Students
217 Students
61,361 Students
% White Students
50%
47%
# Hawaiian Students
3 Students
3,987 Students
% Hawaiian Students
1%
3%
# Two or more races Students
21 Students
16,997 Students
% of Two or more races Students
5%
13%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
6
2,924
# Students in K Grade:
32
9,777
# Students in 1st Grade:
33
9,620
# Students in 2nd Grade:
39
9,838
# Students in 3rd Grade:
37
9,823
# Students in 4th Grade:
29
9,860
# Students in 5th Grade:
34
9,916
# Students in 6th Grade:
35
9,867
# Students in 7th Grade:
37
10,050
# Students in 8th Grade:
30
9,992
# Students in 9th Grade:
32
10,045
# Students in 10th Grade:
36
9,450
# Students in 11th Grade:
31
9,416
# Students in 12th Grade:
20
9,363
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $20,814 is higher than the state median of $20,243. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $22,042 is higher than the state median of $21,325. The school district spending/student has grown by 8% over four school years.
This School District
This State (AK)
Total Revenue
$9 MM
$2,630 MM
This chart display total revenue of Copper River   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
$10 MM
$2,771 MM
This chart display total spending of Copper River   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
$20,814
$20,243
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Copper River   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
$22,042
$21,325
This chart display average spending per public school student in Copper River   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 Copper River School District Public Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Upstream Learning Correspondence
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1976 Aurora Dr
Glennallen, AK 99588
(907) 822-8526
Grades: PK-12
| 140 students
Rank: #22.
Kenny Lake School
Math: 40-59% | Reading: 40-59%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
Mile 5 Edgerton Hwy
Copper Center, AK 99573
(907) 822-3870
Grades: PK-12
| 45 students
Rank: #33.
Glennallen Elementary School
Math: 30-39% | Reading: 30-39%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1976 Aurora Dr
Glennallen, AK 99588
(907) 822-3232
Grades: PK-6
| 122 students
Rank: #44.
Glennallen Jr/sr High School
Math: 20-29% | Reading: 20-29%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1976 Aurora Dr
Glennallen, AK 99588
(907) 822-5286
Grades: 7-12
| 109 students
Rank: n/an/a
Slana School
Mile 4 Nabesna Rd
Gakona, AK 99586
(907) 822-5868
Grades: PK-12
| 15 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Copper River School District?
Copper River School District manages 5 public schools serving 431 students.
What is the rank of Copper River School District?
Copper River School District is ranked #18 out of 52 school districts in Alaska (top 50%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2020-2021 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of Alaska school districts for: Highest math proficiency (Top 20%)
What is the racial composition of students in Copper River School District?
50% of Copper River School District students are White, 41% of students are American Indian, 5% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are Hispanic, 1% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Copper River School District?
Copper River School District has a student/teacher ratio of 17:1, which is lower than the Alaska state average of 18:1.
What is Copper River School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $22,042 is higher than the state median of $21,325. The school district spending/student has grown by 8% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 5 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 431 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 50%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 60-69% (Btm 50% in AK)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AK Dept. of Education

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