Copper River School District

1976 Aurora Dr
Glennallen, AK 99588
(District boundaries shown in map)
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 4 public elementary schools serving 322 students in Copper River School District. This district's average elementary testing ranking is 9/10, which is in the top 20% of public elementary schools in Alaska.
Public Elementary Schools in Copper River School District have an average math proficiency score of 48% (versus the Alaska public elementary school average of 34%), and reading proficiency score of 53% (versus the 40% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is less than the Alaska public elementary school average of 53% (majority American Indian).

Overview

2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
This State (AK)
# Schools
5 Schools
426 Schools
# Students
431 Students
97,560 Students
# Teachers
26 Teachers
5,423 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)
#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.
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.
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.
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:

0.58
0.70
# American Indian Students
177 Students
23,452 Students
% American Indian Students
41%
24%
# Asian Students
n/a
4,050 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
4%
# Hispanic Students
7 Students
6,733 Students
% Hispanic Students
2%
7%
# Black Students
6 Students
2,044 Students
% Black Students
1%
2%
# White Students
217 Students
46,146 Students
% White Students
50%
47%
# Hawaiian Students
3 Students
2,615 Students
% Hawaiian Students
1%
3%
# Two or more races Students
21 Students
12,520 Students
% of Two or more races Students
5%
13%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
6
2,848
# 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
7,000
# Students in 8th Grade:
30
6,876
# Students in 9th Grade:
32
3,019
# Students in 10th Grade:
36
2,849
# Students in 11th Grade:
31
2,982
# Students in 12th Grade:
20
3,285
# 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 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 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 Elementary 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.
Slana School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50% )
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Mile 4 Nabesna Rd
Gakona, AK 99586
(907) 822-5868
Grades: PK-12
| 15 students
Rank: #33.
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: #44.
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

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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%
  • : 60-69% (Btm 50% in AK)
  • : Top 30%
  • : 40-44% (Top 20%)
  • : 45-49% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AK Dept. of Education

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