Galena City School District

299 Antoski Ave
Galena, AK 99741-0299
(District boundaries shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 20%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 4 public schools serving 7,552 students in Galena City 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 Galena City School District have an average math proficiency score of 32% (versus the Alaska public school average of 33%), and reading proficiency score of 58% (versus the 40% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 29% 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
4 Schools
500 Schools
# Students
7,552 Students
129,941 Students
# Teachers
83 Teachers
7,250 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
91:1
91:1

District Rank

Galena City 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 74% has decreased from 77% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (AK)
Overall District Rank
#17 out of 52 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Galena City   School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
36%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Galena City   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)
50-54%
44%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Galena City   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
74%
77%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Galena City   School District and public school graduation rate of AK by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.47
0.71
# American Indian Students
968 Students
28,154 Students
% American Indian Students
13%
22%
# Asian Students
84 Students
6,707 Students
% Asian Students
1%
5%
# Hispanic Students
325 Students
9,661 Students
% Hispanic Students
4%
8%
# Black Students
111 Students
3,074 Students
% Black Students
1%
2%
# White Students
5,398 Students
61,361 Students
% White Students
72%
47%
# Hawaiian Students
41 Students
3,987 Students
% Hawaiian Students
1%
3%
# Two or more races Students
625 Students
16,997 Students
% of Two or more races Students
8%
13%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
304
2,924
# Students in K Grade:
520
9,777
# Students in 1st Grade:
599
9,620
# Students in 2nd Grade:
602
9,838
# Students in 3rd Grade:
592
9,823
# Students in 4th Grade:
606
9,860
# Students in 5th Grade:
611
9,916
# Students in 6th Grade:
544
9,867
# Students in 7th Grade:
553
10,050
# Students in 8th Grade:
524
9,992
# Students in 9th Grade:
476
10,045
# Students in 10th Grade:
509
9,450
# Students in 11th Grade:
503
9,416
# Students in 12th Grade:
609
9,363
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $7,902 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 $6,083 is less than the state median of $21,325. The school district spending/student has declined by 15% over four school years.
This School District
This State (AK)
Total Revenue
$60 MM
$2,630 MM
This chart display total revenue of Galena City   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
$46 MM
$2,771 MM
This chart display total spending of Galena City   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
$7,902
$20,243
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Galena City   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
$6,083
$21,325
This chart display average spending per public school student in Galena City   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 Galena City School District Public Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Interior Distance Education Of Alaska (Idea)
Math: 40-49% | Reading: 70-79%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2157 Van Horn Rd
Fairbanks, AK 99701
(907) 374-2200
Grades: PK-12
| 7,321 students
Rank: #22.
Galena Interior Learning (Gila)
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
359 Challenger
Galena, AK 99741
(907) 656-2053
Grades: 9-12
| 149 students
Rank: #33.
Sidney C. Huntington Jr/sr High School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: 40-59%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
299 Antoski Ave
Galena, AK 99741
(907) 656-1205
Grades: 7-12
| 37 students
Rank: #44.
Sidney C. Huntington Elementary School
Math: ≤10% | Reading: 30-39%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
299 Antoski Ave
Galena, AK 99741
(907) 656-1205
Grades: PK-6
| 45 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Galena City School District?
Galena City School District manages 4 public schools serving 7,552 students.
What is the rank of Galena City School District?
Galena City School District is ranked #16 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 reading/language arts proficiency (Top 20%) and Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Galena City School District?
72% of Galena City School District students are White, 13% of students are American Indian, 8% of students are Two or more races, 4% of students are Hispanic, 1% of students are Asian, 1% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Galena City School District?
Galena City School District has a student/teacher ratio of 91:1, which is higher than the Alaska state average of 18:1.
What is Galena City School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $6,083 is less than the state median of $21,325. The school district spending/student has declined by 15% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 4 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 7,552 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 29%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 74% (Btm 50% in AK)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AK Dept. of Education

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