Lower Yukon School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 11 public schools serving 2,103 students in Lower Yukon 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 Yukon School District have an average math proficiency score of 4% (versus the Alaska public school average of 36%), and reading proficiency score of 5% (versus the 40% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Lower Yukon School District are Nunam Iqua School, Mountain Village School and Scammon Bay School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Lower Yukon School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Alaska.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is more than the Alaska public school average of 53% (majority American Indian).

Overview

School District Name
Lower Yukon 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
11 Schools
503 Schools
# Students
2,103 Students
129,872 Students
# Teachers
122 Teachers
7,567 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
17:1

District Rank

Lower Yukon 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 65-69% has increased from 35-39% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (AK)
Overall District Rank
#53 out of 54 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Lower Yukon   School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤1%
39%
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 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
3%
42%
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 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
65-69%
79%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Lower Yukon   School District and public school graduation rate of AK by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.04
0.71
# American Indian Students
2,061 Students
28,563 Students
% American Indian Students
98%
22%
# Asian Students
n/a
6,999 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
5%
# Hispanic Students
n/a
9,469 Students
% Hispanic Students
n/a
7%
# Black Students
1 Student
3,199 Students
% Black Students
n/a
3%
# White Students
13 Students
61,086 Students
% White Students
1%
47%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
3,950 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
3%
# Two or more races Students
28 Students
16,606 Students
% of Two or more races Students
1%
13%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
69
3,509
# Students in K Grade:
162
9,373
# Students in 1st Grade:
159
9,876
# Students in 2nd Grade:
173
9,791
# Students in 3rd Grade:
178
9,853
# Students in 4th Grade:
179
9,891
# Students in 5th Grade:
162
9,881
# Students in 6th Grade:
170
10,096
# Students in 7th Grade:
148
10,044
# Students in 8th Grade:
157
9,787
# Students in 9th Grade:
150
9,776
# Students in 10th Grade:
134
9,412
# Students in 11th Grade:
116
9,161
# Students in 12th Grade:
146
9,422
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $27,869 is higher than the state median of $27,496. The school district revenue/student has declined by 5% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $31,571 is higher than the state median of $27,185. The school district spending/student has declined by 5% over four school years.
This School District
This State (AK)
Total Revenue
$59 MM
$11 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 2018-19 school year data.
Spending
$66 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 2018-19 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$27,869
$27,496
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 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$31,571
$27,185
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 2018-19 school year data.

Best Lower Yukon School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Nunam Iqua School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
32 School Rd
Nunam Iqua, AK 99666
(907) 498-4112
Grades: PK-12
| 65 students
Rank: #2 - 32. - 3.
Mountain Village School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: 6-9%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
100 High School Rd
Mountain Village, AK 99632
(907) 591-2204
Grades: PK-12
| 216 students
Rank: #2 - 32. - 3.
Scammon Bay School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: 6-9%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
103 Askinuk Road
Scammon Bay, AK 99662
(907) 558-2000
Grades: PK-12
| 230 students
Rank: #4 - 94. - 9.
Alakanuk School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
9 School Rd
Alakanuk, AK 99554
(907) 238-3312
Grades: PK-12
| 234 students
Rank: #4 - 94. - 9.
Emmonak School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
267 School Road
Emmonak, AK 99581
(907) 949-1248
Grades: PK-12
| 238 students
Rank: #4 - 94. - 9.
Kotlik School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
20129 School Rd
Kotlik, AK 99620
(907) 899-4415
Grades: PK-12
| 171 students
Rank: #4 - 94. - 9.
Marshall School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
89 School Rd
Marshall, AK 99585
(907) 679-6112
Grades: PK-12
| 129 students
Rank: #4 - 94. - 9.
Pilot Station School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
5090 School Rd
Pilot Station, AK 99650
(907) 549-3212
Grades: PK-12
| 203 students
Rank: #4 - 94. - 9.
Russian Mission School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
90 School Rd
Russian Mission, AK 99657
(907) 584-5126
Grades: PK-12
| 129 students
Rank: #1010.
Hooper Bay School
Math: ≤1% | Reading: ≤1%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
General Delivery
Hooper Bay, AK 99604
(907) 758-1200
Grades: PK-12
| 443 students
Rank: n/an/a
Hooper Bay Charter School
Charter School
83 School Road
Hooper Bay, AK 99604
(907) 758-4015
Grades: 4-8
| 45 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Lower Yukon School District
  • 100 Airport Rd, Mountain Village, AK, 99632-0089
  • (907) 591-2411
  • lysd.org
  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 2,103 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 65-69% (Btm 50% in AK)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤1% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 3% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.04

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