Denali Borough School District

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  • For the 2020-21 school year, there are 4 public schools in Denali Borough School District, serving 963 students. Denali Borough School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Alaska.
  • Public schools in Denali Borough School District have an average math proficiency score of 40% (versus the Alaska public school average of 37%), and reading proficiency score of 55% (versus the 43% statewide average). This district's average testing ranking is in the top 30% of public schools in Alaska.
  • The top ranked public schools in Denali Borough School District are Tri-valley School, Cantwell School and Denali Peak. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
  • Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Hispanic and American Indian), which is less than the Alaska public school average of 52% (majority American Indian).
  • The student:teacher ratio of 32:1 is more than the Alaska public school average of 17:1.

Overview

School District NameDenali Borough School District
School District Websitehttp://www.dbsd.org
School District Phone Number(907) 683-2278
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (AK)
# of Schools4 Schools509 Schools
# of Students963 Students132,872 Students
# of Teachers30 Teachers7,748 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio32:117:1

District Comparison

  • Denali Borough School District, which is ranked within the top 30% 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 60-69% has increased from 40-59% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (AK)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
40%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Denali Borough   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)
39%
46%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Denali Borough   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 Rate60-69%
77%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Denali Borough   School District and public school graduation rate of AK by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.540.71
# of American Indian Students69 Students30,415 Students
% American Indian Students
7%
23%
# of Asian Students21 Students7,785 Students
% Asian Students
2%
6%
# of Hispanic Students79 Students8,868 Students
% Hispanic Students
8%
7%
# of Black Students41 Students3,866 Students
% Black Students
5%
3%
# of White Students638 Students63,227 Students
% White Students
66%
47%
# of Hawaiian Students8 Students3,914 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
1%
3%
# of Two or more races Students107 Students14,797 Students
% of Two or more races Students
11%
11%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:463,586
# of Students in Kindergarten:5310,196
# of Students in 1st Grade:5510,243
# of Students in 2nd Grade:7710,331
# of Students in 3rd Grade:8010,409
# of Students in 4th Grade:7710,398
# of Students in 5th Grade:7910,229
# of Students in 6th Grade:6910,007
# of Students in 7th Grade:699,741
# of Students in 8th Grade:879,478
# of Students in 9th Grade:749,584
# of Students in 10th Grade:659,285
# of Students in 11th Grade:699,503
# of Students in 12th Grade:639,882
# of Ungraded Students: - -

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $8,076 in this school district is less 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 $7,860 is less 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$7 MM$10 MM
This chart display total revenue of Denali Borough   School District and average revenue for each school distric in AK by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending$7 MM$10 MM
This chart display total spending of Denali Borough   School District and average spending for each school distric in AK by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student$8,076$24,325
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Denali Borough   School District and average revenue per public school student in AK by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student$7,860$24,500
This chart display average spending per public school student in Denali Borough   School District and average spending per public school student in AK by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Denali Borough School District Public Schools (2020-21)

  • School (Math/Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Tri-valley School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank: Top 10%
    400 Suntrana St
    Healy, AK 99743
    (907) 683-2267

    Grades: PK-12 | 178 students
  • Cantwell School Math: ≥50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank: Top 30%
    29 Main St
    Cantwell, AK 99729
    (907) 768-2372

    Grades: K-12 | 14 students
  • Denali Peak Math: 36% | Reading: 52%
    Rank: Top 50%
    1 Suntrana St
    Healy, AK 99743
    (907) 683-2278

    Grades: PK-12 | 737 students
  • Anderson School Math: ≤20% | Reading: 21-39%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    3120 First St
    Anderson, AK 99744
    (907) 582-2700

    Grades: K-12 | 34 students
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