Iditarod Area School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 8 public schools serving 325 students in Iditarod Area School District. This district's average testing ranking is 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Alaska.
Public Schools in Iditarod Area School District have an average math proficiency score of 31% (versus the Alaska public school average of 36%), and reading proficiency score of 31% (versus the 40% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Iditarod Area School District are Innoko River School, Takotna Community School and Top Of The Kuskokwim School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Iditarod Area School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Alaska.
Minority enrollment is 58% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is more than the Alaska public school average of 53% (majority American Indian).

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Student Attention
Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Iditarod Area 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
8 Schools
503 Schools
# Students
325 Students
129,872 Students
# Teachers
18 Teachers
7,567 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
10:1

District Rank

Iditarod Area School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 60-79% has increased from 50% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (AK)
Overall District Rank
#46 out of 54 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Iditarod Area   School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
6-9%
39%
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 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
10-14%
42%
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 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
60-79%
79%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Iditarod Area   School District and public school graduation rate of AK by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.59
0.71
# American Indian Students
160 Students
28,563 Students
% American Indian Students
49%
22%
# Asian Students
4 Students
6,999 Students
% Asian Students
1%
5%
# Hispanic Students
10 Students
9,469 Students
% Hispanic Students
3%
7%
# Black Students
4 Students
3,199 Students
% Black Students
1%
3%
# White Students
135 Students
61,086 Students
% White Students
42%
47%
# Hawaiian Students
1 Student
3,950 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
3%
# Two or more races Students
11 Students
16,606 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
13%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
6
3,509
# Students in K Grade:
27
9,373
# Students in 1st Grade:
21
9,876
# Students in 2nd Grade:
29
9,791
# Students in 3rd Grade:
27
9,853
# Students in 4th Grade:
31
9,891
# Students in 5th Grade:
21
9,881
# Students in 6th Grade:
31
10,096
# Students in 7th Grade:
29
10,044
# Students in 8th Grade:
25
9,787
# Students in 9th Grade:
25
9,776
# Students in 10th Grade:
21
9,412
# Students in 11th Grade:
12
9,161
# Students in 12th Grade:
20
9,422
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $23,757 in this school district is less than the state median of $27,496. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $30,305 is higher than the state median of $27,185. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (AK)
Total Revenue (19-20)
$8 MM
$11 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 2019-20 school year data.
Spending (19-20)
$10 MM
$11 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 2019-20 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$23,757
$27,496
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 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$30,305
$27,185
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 2018-19 school year data.

Best Iditarod Area School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #1 - 31. - 3.
Innoko River School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
101 Pine St
Shageluk, AK 99665
(907) 473-8233
Grades: PK-12
| 27 students
Rank: #1 - 31. - 3.
Takotna Community School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1 River Rd
Takotna, AK 99675
(907) 298-2115
Grades: PK-12
| 14 students
Rank: #1 - 31. - 3.
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
| 12 students
Rank: #44.
Jeffery A. Bader Memorial School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: 21-39%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
102 Main St
Holy Cross, AK 99602
(907) 476-7131
Grades: K-12
| 24 students
Rank: #5 - 65. - 6.
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
| 46 students
Rank: #5 - 65. - 6.
Mcgrath School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
90 Takotna Ave
Mc Grath, AK 99627
(907) 524-3033
Grades: PK-12
| 33 students
Rank: n/an/a
Blackwell School
1 School Dr
Anvik, AK 99558
(907) 663-6348
Grades: PK-12
| 20 students
Rank: n/an/a
Distance Learning/corresp. Ctr.
Math: ≥50%
Fire Weed Plaza Ste 105
Eagle River, AK 99577
(907) 694-6100
Grades: K-12
| 149 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Iditarod Area School District
  • #1 Takotna Ave, McGrath, AK, 99627
  • (907) 524-1221
  • iditarodsd.org
  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 325 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 58%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 60-79% (Btm 50% in AK)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 6-9% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AK Dept. of Education

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