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For the 2021 school year, there are 10 public schools serving 1,997 students in Lower Yukon School District. Lower Yukon School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Alaska.
The top ranked public schools in Lower Yukon School District are Nunam Iqua School, Alakanuk School and Emmonak School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Public schools in Lower Yukon School District have an average math proficiency score of 5% (versus the Alaska public school average of 37%), and reading proficiency score of 5% (versus the 43% statewide average). This district's average testing ranking is 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Alaska.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is more than the Alaska public school average of 52% (majority American Indian).

Overview

School District NameLower Yukon School District
School District Websitehttp://www.lysd.org/
School District Phone Number(907) 591-2411
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (AK)
# of Schools10 Schools507 Schools
# of Students1,997 Students132,589 Students
# of Teachers136 Teachers7,730 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio15:117:1

District Comparison

Lower Yukon School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 53 school districts in Alaska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-2018 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 60-64% has increased from 45-49% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (AK)
Overall Testing Rank
#52 out of 53 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Lower Yukon   School District, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
3%
40%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Lower Yukon   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 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
3%
46%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Lower Yukon   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 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate
60-64%
77%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Lower Yukon   School District and public school graduation rate of AK by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.010.71
# of American Indian Students1,986 Students30,413 Students
% American Indian Students
100%
23%
# of Asian Students1 Student7,782 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
6%
# of Hispanic Studentsn/a8,824 Students
% Hispanic Students
n/a
7%
# of Black Students1 Student3,837 Students
% Black Students
n/a
3%
# of White Students8 Students63,056 Students
% White Students
n/a
47%
# of Hawaiian Studentsn/a3,910 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/a
3%
# of Two or more races Students1 Student14,767 Students
% of Two or more races Students
n/a
11%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:43,586
# of Students in Kindergarten:18510,146
# of Students in 1st Grade:19410,208
# of Students in 2nd Grade:17210,287
# of Students in 3rd Grade:18510,371
# of Students in 4th Grade:16210,363
# of Students in 5th Grade:17310,190
# of Students in 6th Grade:1669,977
# of Students in 7th Grade:1559,737
# of Students in 8th Grade:1509,478
# of Students in 9th Grade:1139,579
# of Students in 10th Grade:989,285
# of Students in 11th Grade:1119,500
# of Students in 12th Grade:1299,882
# of Ungraded Students: - -

Fiscal Data Comparison

The revenue/student of $30,688 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 $32,286 is higher than the state median of $24,972. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017This School DistrictThis State (AK)
Total Revenue$61 MM$10 MM
This chart display total revenue of Lower Yukon   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$65 MM$11 MM
This chart display total spending of Lower Yukon   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$30,688$24,474
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Lower Yukon   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$32,286$24,972
This chart display average spending per public school student in Lower Yukon   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.

Lower Yukon School District Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Nunam Iqua School Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    32 School Rd
    Nunam Iqua, AK 99666
    (907) 498-4112

    Grades: PK-12 | 64 students
  • Rank: #22.
    Alakanuk School Math: 6-9% | Reading: 6-9%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    9 School Rd
    Alakanuk, AK 99554
    (907) 238-3312

    Grades: PK-12 | 226 students
  • Rank: #3-93.-9.
    Emmonak School Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    267 School Road
    Emmonak, AK 99581
    (907) 949-1248

    Grades: K-12 | 207 students
  • Rank: #3-93.-9.
    Kotlik School Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    20129 School Rd
    Kotlik, AK 99620
    (907) 899-4415

    Grades: K-12 | 179 students
  • Rank: #3-93.-9.
    Marshall School Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    89 School Rd
    Marshall, AK 99585
    (907) 679-6112

    Grades: K-12 | 119 students
  • Rank: #3-93.-9.
    Mountain Village School Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    100 High School Rd
    Mountain Village, AK 99632
    (907) 591-2204

    Grades: K-12 | 196 students
  • Rank: #3-93.-9.
    Pilot Station School Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    5090 School Rd
    Pilot Station, AK 99650
    (907) 549-3212

    Grades: K-12 | 191 students
  • Rank: #3-93.-9.
    Russian Mission School Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    90 School Rd
    Russian Mission, AK 99657
    (907) 584-5126

    Grades: K-12 | 125 students
  • Rank: #3-93.-9.
    Scammon Bay School Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    General Delivery
    Scammon Bay, AK 99662
    (907) 558-2000

    Grades: K-12 | 234 students
  • Rank: #1010.
    Hooper Bay School Math: 2% | Reading: ≤1%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    General Delivery
    Hooper Bay, AK 99604
    (907) 758-1200

    Grades: PK-12 | 456 students
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