Denali Borough School District

1 Suntrana St
Healy, AK 99743-0280
(District boundaries shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Overall Rank
Highest overall rank (Top 10%)
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 20%)
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 5%)
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 10%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 4 public schools serving 1,035 students in Denali Borough School District. This district's average testing ranking is 10/10, which is in the top 5% of public schools in Alaska.
Public Schools in Denali Borough School District have an average math proficiency score of 54% (versus the Alaska public school average of 33%), and reading proficiency score of 62% (versus the 40% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Hispanic and 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
4 Schools
500 Schools
# Students
1,035 Students
129,941 Students
# Teachers
29 Teachers
7,250 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
36:1
36:1

District Rank

Denali Borough School District, which is ranked within the top 5% 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 80-84% has increased from 40-49% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (AK)
Overall District Rank
#3 out of 52 school districts
(Top 10%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Denali Borough   School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
36%
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 2020-21 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
44%
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 2020-21 school year data.
Graduation Rate
80-84%
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 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.58
0.71
# American Indian Students
70 Students
28,154 Students
% American Indian Students
7%
22%
# Asian Students
18 Students
6,707 Students
% Asian Students
2%
5%
# Hispanic Students
84 Students
9,661 Students
% Hispanic Students
8%
8%
# Black Students
36 Students
3,074 Students
% Black Students
3%
2%
# White Students
651 Students
61,361 Students
% White Students
63%
47%
# Hawaiian Students
23 Students
3,987 Students
% Hawaiian Students
2%
3%
# Two or more races Students
153 Students
16,997 Students
% of Two or more races Students
15%
13%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
41
2,924
# Students in K Grade:
58
9,777
# Students in 1st Grade:
64
9,620
# Students in 2nd Grade:
75
9,838
# Students in 3rd Grade:
84
9,823
# Students in 4th Grade:
83
9,860
# Students in 5th Grade:
67
9,916
# Students in 6th Grade:
92
9,867
# Students in 7th Grade:
82
10,050
# Students in 8th Grade:
82
9,992
# Students in 9th Grade:
79
10,045
# Students in 10th Grade:
71
9,450
# Students in 11th Grade:
73
9,416
# Students in 12th Grade:
84
9,363
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $12,125 in this school district is less 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 $12,198 is less than the state median of $21,325. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (AK)
Total Revenue
$13 MM
$2,630 MM
This chart display total revenue of Denali Borough   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
$13 MM
$2,771 MM
This chart display total spending of Denali Borough   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
$12,125
$20,243
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Denali Borough   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
$12,198
$21,325
This chart display average spending per public school student in Denali Borough   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 Denali Borough School District Public Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Tri-valley School
Math: 50-59% | Reading: 60-69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
400 Suntrana St
Healy, AK 99743
(907) 683-2267
Grades: PK-12
| 126 students
Rank: #22.
Anderson School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3120 First St
Anderson, AK 99744
(907) 582-2700
Grades: PK-12
| 22 students
Rank: n/an/a
Cantwell School
29 Main St
Cantwell, AK 99729
(907) 768-2372
Grades: PK-12
| 8 students
Rank: n/an/a
Denali Peak
1 Suntrana St
Healy, AK 99743
(907) 683-2278
Grades: PK-12
| 879 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Denali Borough School District?
Denali Borough School District manages 4 public schools serving 1,035 students.
What is the rank of Denali Borough School District?
Denali Borough School District is ranked #2 out of 52 school districts in Alaska (top 5%) 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 overall rank (Top 10%), Highest math proficiency (Top 20%), Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 5%) and Highest graduation rate (Top 10%)
What is the racial composition of students in Denali Borough School District?
63% of Denali Borough School District students are White, 15% of students are Two or more races, 8% of students are Hispanic, 7% of students are American Indian, 3% of students are Black, 2% of students are Asian, and 2% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Denali Borough School District?
Denali Borough School District has a student/teacher ratio of 36:1, which is higher than the Alaska state average of 18:1.
What is Denali Borough School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $12,198 is less than the state median of $21,325. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 4 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 1,035 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 36:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 37%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 80-84% (Top 10% in AK)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 10%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 60-64% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AK Dept. of Education

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