Lower Kuskokwim School District

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 28 public schools serving 4,328 students in Lower Kuskokwim School District. This district's average testing ranking is 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Alaska.
Public Schools in Lower Kuskokwim School District have an average math proficiency score of 12% (versus the Alaska public school average of 36%), and reading proficiency score of 9% (versus the 40% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Lower Kuskokwim School District are Arviq School, Bethel Youth Facility and Kuskokwim Learning Academy. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Lower Kuskokwim School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Alaska.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is more than the Alaska public school average of 52% (majority American Indian).

Top Rankings

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

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

Overview

School District Name
Lower Kuskokwim School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (AK)
# Schools
28 Schools
511 Schools
# Students
4,328 Students
132,589 Students
# Teachers
277 Teachers
7,730 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
16:1

District Rank

Lower Kuskokwim 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 55% has increased from 39% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (AK)
Overall District Rank
#50 out of 54 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Lower Kuskokwim   School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
9%
39%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Lower Kuskokwim   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)
6%
42%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Lower Kuskokwim   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
55%
79%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Lower Kuskokwim   School District and public school graduation rate of AK by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.08
0.71
# American Indian Students
4,145 Students
30,413 Students
% American Indian Students
96%
23%
# Asian Students
17 Students
7,782 Students
% Asian Students
1%
6%
# Hispanic Students
16 Students
8,824 Students
% Hispanic Students
n/a
7%
# Black Students
7 Students
3,837 Students
% Black Students
n/a
3%
# White Students
132 Students
63,056 Students
% White Students
3%
47%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
3,910 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
3%
# Two or more races Students
11 Students
14,767 Students
% of Two or more races Students
n/a
11%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
208
3,586
# Students in K Grade:
340
10,146
# Students in 1st Grade:
339
10,208
# Students in 2nd Grade:
323
10,287
# Students in 3rd Grade:
341
10,371
# Students in 4th Grade:
294
10,363
# Students in 5th Grade:
319
10,190
# Students in 6th Grade:
359
9,977
# Students in 7th Grade:
311
9,737
# Students in 8th Grade:
336
9,478
# Students in 9th Grade:
430
9,579
# Students in 10th Grade:
237
9,285
# Students in 11th Grade:
236
9,500
# Students in 12th Grade:
255
9,882
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $34,874 is higher than the state median of $24,474. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $41,653 is higher than the state median of $24,972. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (AK)
Total Revenue
$151 MM
$10 MM
This chart display total revenue of Lower Kuskokwim   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in AK by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending
$180 MM
$11 MM
This chart display total spending of Lower Kuskokwim   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in AK by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$34,874
$24,474
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Lower Kuskokwim   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in AK by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$41,653
$24,972
This chart display average spending per public school student in Lower Kuskokwim   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in AK by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Best Lower Kuskokwim School District Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #1 - 31. - 3.
Arviq School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
116 Village Rd
Platinum, AK 99651
(907) 979-8111
Grades: K-12
| 11 students
Rank: #1 - 31. - 3.
Bethel Youth Facility
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Lower Kuskokwim School Dist
Bethel, AK 99559
(907) 543-5200
Grades: 5-12
| 9 students
Rank: #1 - 31. - 3.
Kuskokwim Learning Academy
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
(2)
1010 4th Ave
Bethel, AK 99559
(907) 543-5610
Grades: 8-12
| 89 students
Rank: #44.
Ayaprun Elitnaurvik
Charter School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 10-14%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1010 Fourth Ave
Bethel, AK 99559
(907) 543-1645
Grades: PK-6
| 166 students
Rank: #55.
Nuniwarmiut School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
109 Village Rd
Mekoryuk, AK 99630
(907) 827-8415
Grades: PK-12
| 49 students
Rank: #66.
Rocky Mountain School
Math: 20-29% | Reading: ≤10%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
121 Village Rd
Goodnews Bay, AK 99589
(907) 967-8213
Grades: PK-12
| 61 students
Rank: #77.
Gladys Jung Elementary School
Math: 20% | Reading: 15%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1007 Ron Edwards Memorial Dr
Bethel, AK 99559
(907) 543-4440
Grades: 3-6
| 341 students
Rank: #88.
Bethel Regional High School
Math: 17% | Reading: 11%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
1006 Ron Edwards Memorial Dr
Bethel, AK 99559
(907) 543-3957
Grades: 7-12
| 475 students
Rank: #9 - 149. - 14.
Akiuk Memorial School
Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
104 Village Rd
Kasigluk, AK 99609
(907) 477-6829
Grades: PK-12
| 108 students
Rank: #9 - 149. - 14.
Akula Elitnaurvik School
Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
100 Akula Heights
Kasigluk, AK 99609
(907) 477-6615
Grades: PK-12
| 137 students
Rank: #9 - 149. - 14.
Eek School
Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
103 Village Rd
Eek, AK 99578
(907) 536-5227
Grades: PK-12
| 127 students
Rank: #9 - 149. - 14.
Joann A. Alexie Memorial School
Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
101 Village Rd
Bethel, AK 99559
(907) 553-5112
Grades: PK-12
| 114 students
Rank: #9 - 149. - 14.
Negtemiut Elitnaurviat School
Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
113 Village Rd
Nightmute, AK 99690
(907) 647-6313
Grades: PK-12
| 85 students
Rank: #9 - 149. - 14.
William Miller Memorial School
Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
110 Village Rd
Napakiak, AK 99634
(907) 589-2420
Grades: PK-12
| 92 students
Rank: #1515.
Ayaprun School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 6-9%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
112 Village Rd
Bethel, AK 99559
(907) 237-2505
Grades: PK-12
| 116 students
Rank: #16 - 1816. - 18.
Chief Paul Memorial School
Math: 6-9% | Reading: ≤5%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
105 Village Rd
Kipnuk, AK 99614
(907) 896-5011
Grades: PK-12
| 218 students
Rank: #16 - 1816. - 18.
Paul T. Albert Memorial School
Math: 6-9% | Reading: ≤5%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
120 Village Rd
Tununak, AK 99681
(907) 652-6827
Grades: PK-12
| 107 students
Rank: #16 - 1816. - 18.
Z. John Williams Memorial School
Math: 6-9% | Reading: ≤5%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
111 Village Rd
Bethel, AK 99559
(907) 737-7212
Grades: PK-12
| 156 students
Rank: #19 - 2619. - 26.
Anna Tobeluk Memorial School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
114 Village Rd
Nunapitchuk, AK 99641
(907) 527-5701
Grades: PK-12
| 211 students
Rank: #19 - 2619. - 26.
Ayagina'ar Elitnaurvik
Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
106 Village Rd
Kongiganak, AK 99545
(907) 557-5551
Grades: PK-12
| 187 students
Rank: #19 - 2619. - 26.
Chaputnguak School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
102 Village Rd
Chefornak, AK 99561
(907) 867-8700
Grades: PK-12
| 148 students
Rank: #19 - 2619. - 26.
Ket'acik/aapalluk Memorial School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
107 Village Rd
Kwethluk, AK 99621
(907) 757-6014
Grades: PK-12
| 282 students
Rank: #19 - 2619. - 26.
Kuinerrarmiut Elitnaurviat
Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
117 Village Rd
Quinhagak, AK 99655
(907) 556-8628
Grades: PK-12
| 227 students
Rank: #19 - 2619. - 26.
Kwigillingok School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
108 Village Rd
Kwigillingok, AK 99622
(907) 588-8629
Grades: PK-12
| 137 students
Rank: #19 - 2619. - 26.
Lewis Angapak Memorial School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
119 Village Rd
Tuntutuliak, AK 99680
(907) 256-2415
Grades: PK-12
| 156 students
Rank: #19 - 2619. - 26.
Nelson Island Area School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
101 Sunny Side Rd
Toksook Bay, AK 99637
(907) 427-7815
Grades: PK-12
| 194 students
1005 Raven's Way
Bethel, AK 99559
(907) 543-2845
Grades: PK-2
| 310 students
115 Village Rd
Bethel, AK 99559
(907) 737-7214
Grades: PK-12
| 15 students

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 4,328 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 97%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 55% (Btm 50% in AK)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 9% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 6% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.08

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