Galena City School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 3 public high schools serving 9,303 students in Galena City School District. This district's average high testing ranking is 8/10, which is in the top 30% of public high schools in Alaska.
Public High Schools in Galena City School District have an average math proficiency score of 34% (versus the Alaska public high school average of 25%), and reading proficiency score of 60% (versus the 31% statewide average).
The top ranked public high schools in Galena City School District are Interior Distance Education Of Alaska (Idea), Sidney C. Huntington Jr/sr High School and Galena Interior Learning Academy (Gila). Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Public High School in Galena City School District have a Graduation Rate of 75%, which is less than the Alaska average of 79%.
The school with highest graduation rate is Galena Interior Learning Academy (Gila), with ≥90% graduation rate. Read more about public school graduation rate statistics in Alaska or national school graduation rate statistics.
Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is less than the Alaska public high school average of 52% (majority American Indian).

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 10%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Galena City School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (AK)
# Schools
3 Schools
293 Schools
# Students
9,303 Students
71,857 Students
# Teachers
72 Teachers
3,370 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
129:1
129:1

District Rank

Galena City School District, which is ranked within the top 30% of all 54 school districts in Alaska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 76% has increased from 74% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (AK)
Overall District Rank
#13 out of 54 school districts
(Top 30%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Galena City   School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
39%
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 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
42%
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 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
76%
79%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Galena City   School District and public school graduation rate of AK by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.48
0.68
# American Indian Students
1,049 Students
20,169 Students
% American Indian Students
11%
28%
# Asian Students
101 Students
2,784 Students
% Asian Students
1%
4%
# Hispanic Students
476 Students
4,018 Students
% Hispanic Students
5%
6%
# Black Students
127 Students
1,398 Students
% Black Students
1%
2%
# White Students
6,603 Students
34,738 Students
% White Students
71%
48%
# Hawaiian Students
70 Students
1,478 Students
% Hawaiian Students
1%
2%
# Two or more races Students
877 Students
7,272 Students
% of Two or more races Students
10%
10%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
359
1,498
# Students in K Grade:
828
3,449
# Students in 1st Grade:
836
3,514
# Students in 2nd Grade:
803
3,373
# Students in 3rd Grade:
805
3,525
# Students in 4th Grade:
791
3,492
# Students in 5th Grade:
722
3,479
# Students in 6th Grade:
725
3,765
# Students in 7th Grade:
708
4,095
# Students in 8th Grade:
596
3,896
# Students in 9th Grade:
529
9,776
# Students in 10th Grade:
528
9,412
# Students in 11th Grade:
513
9,161
# Students in 12th Grade:
560
9,422
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $3,708 in this school district is less than the state median of $27,496. The school district revenue/student has declined by 51% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $3,697 is less than the state median of $27,185. The school district spending/student has declined by 51% over four school years.
This School District
This State (AK)
Total Revenue (19-20)
$35 MM
$11 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 2019-20 school year data.
Spending (19-20)
$35 MM
$11 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 2019-20 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$3,708
$27,496
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 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$3,697
$27,185
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 2018-19 school year data.

Best Galena City School District Public High Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Interior Distance Education Of Alaska (Idea)
Math: 35% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
2157 Van Horn Rd
Fairbanks, AK 99701
(907) 374-2200
Grades: PK-12
| 9,216 students
Rank: #22.
Sidney C. Huntington Jr/sr High School
Math: 21-39% | Reading: 40-59%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
299 Antoski Ave
Galena, AK 99741
(907) 656-1205
Grades: 7-12
| 39 students
Rank: #33.
Galena Interior Learning Academy (Gila)
Math: ≤10% | Reading: 11-19%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
359 Challenger
Galena, AK 99741
(907) 656-2053
Grades: 9-12
| 48 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Galena City School District
  • 299 Antoski Ave, Galena, AK, 99741-0299
  • (907) 656-1883
  • galenaalaska.org
  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 9,303 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 29%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 76% (Top 50% in AK)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 34% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 59% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AK Dept. of Education

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