Iditarod Area School District

90 Chinana Ave
Mcgrath, AK 99627
(District boundaries shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
For the 2024 school year, there are 8 public schools serving 286 students in Iditarod Area School District. This district's average testing ranking is 6/10, which is in the top 50% of public schools in Alaska.
Public Schools in Iditarod Area School District have an average math proficiency score of 42% (versus the Alaska public school average of 33%), and reading proficiency score of 42% (versus the 40% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 62% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is more than the Alaska public school average of 53% (majority American Indian).

Overview

2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
This State (AK)
# Schools
8 Schools
500 Schools
# Students
286 Students
129,941 Students
# Teachers
17 Teachers
7,250 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
17:1

District Rank

Iditarod Area 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 60-79% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (AK)
Overall District Rank
#39 out of 52 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Iditarod Area   School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
10-14%
36%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Iditarod Area   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)
20-24%
44%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Iditarod Area   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
60-79%
77%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Iditarod Area   School District and public school graduation rate of AK by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.59
0.71
# American Indian Students
148 Students
28,154 Students
% American Indian Students
52%
22%
# Asian Students
n/a
6,707 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
5%
# Hispanic Students
14 Students
9,661 Students
% Hispanic Students
5%
8%
# Black Students
5 Students
3,074 Students
% Black Students
2%
2%
# White Students
110 Students
61,361 Students
% White Students
38%
47%
# Hawaiian Students
1 Student
3,987 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
3%
# Two or more races Students
8 Students
16,997 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
13%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
1
2,924
# Students in K Grade:
28
9,777
# Students in 1st Grade:
25
9,620
# Students in 2nd Grade:
21
9,838
# Students in 3rd Grade:
26
9,823
# Students in 4th Grade:
27
9,860
# Students in 5th Grade:
26
9,916
# Students in 6th Grade:
21
9,867
# Students in 7th Grade:
32
10,050
# Students in 8th Grade:
21
9,992
# Students in 9th Grade:
24
10,045
# Students in 10th Grade:
16
9,450
# Students in 11th Grade:
11
9,416
# Students in 12th Grade:
7
9,363
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $28,469 is higher than the state median of $20,243. The school district revenue/student has grown by 15% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $31,126 is higher 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
$8 MM
$2,630 MM
This chart display total revenue of Iditarod Area   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
$9 MM
$2,771 MM
This chart display total spending of Iditarod Area   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
$28,469
$20,243
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Iditarod Area   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
$31,126
$21,325
This chart display average spending per public school student in Iditarod Area   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 Iditarod Area School District Public Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Distance Learning/corresp. Ctr.
Math: ≥50% | Reading: ≥50%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Fire Weed Plaza Ste 105
Eagle River, AK 99577
(907) 694-6100
Grades: K-12
| 126 students
Rank: #2 - 72. - 7.
Blackwell School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1 School Dr
Anvik, AK 99558
(907) 663-6348
Grades: PK-12
| 15 students
Rank: #2 - 72. - 7.
Innoko River School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
101 Pine St
Shageluk, AK 99665
(907) 473-8233
Grades: PK-12
| 26 students
Rank: #2 - 72. - 7.
Jeffery A. Bader Memorial School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
102 Main St
Holy Cross, AK 99602
(907) 476-7131
Grades: K-12
| 19 students
Rank: #2 - 72. - 7.
Mcgrath School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
90 Takotna Ave
Mc Grath, AK 99627
(907) 524-3033
Grades: PK-12
| 30 students
Rank: #2 - 72. - 7.
Takotna Community School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1 River Rd
Takotna, AK 99675
(907) 298-2115
Grades: PK-12
| 12 students
Rank: #2 - 72. - 7.
Top Of The Kuskokwim School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
9190 Main St
Nikolai, AK 99691
(907) 293-2427
Grades: PK-12
| 13 students
Rank: #88.
David Louis Memorial School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
90 School St
Grayling, AK 99590
(907) 453-5135
Grades: PK-12
| 45 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Iditarod Area School District?
Iditarod Area School District manages 8 public schools serving 286 students.
What is the rank of Iditarod Area School District?
Iditarod Area School District is ranked #22 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.
What is the racial composition of students in Iditarod Area School District?
52% of Iditarod Area School District students are American Indian, 38% of students are White, 5% of students are Hispanic, 3% of students are Two or more races, and 2% of students are Black.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Iditarod Area School District?
Iditarod Area School District has a student/teacher ratio of 17:1, which is lower than the Alaska state average of 18:1.
What is Iditarod Area School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $31,126 is higher 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: 8 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 286 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 62%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 60-79% (Btm 50% in AK)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AK Dept. of Education

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