Lower Yukon School District
For the 2021 school year, there are 3 public preschools serving 746 students in Lower Yukon School District. This district's average pre testing ranking is 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public pre schools in Alaska.
Public Preschools in Lower Yukon School District have an average math proficiency score of 4% (versus the Alaska public pre school average of 41%), and reading proficiency score of 4% (versus the 40% statewide average).
The top ranked public preschools in Lower Yukon School District are Nunam Iqua School, Alakanuk School and Hooper Bay School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is more than the Alaska public preschool average of 57% (majority American Indian).
|School District Name||Lower Yukon School District|
|School District Website||http://www.lysd.org/|
|School District Phone Number||(907) 591-2411|
|School District Grades Offered||PK - 12|
|2017-2018 School Year Data||This School District||This State (AK)|
|# of Schools||3 Schools||298 Schools|
|# of Students||746 Students||70,082 Students|
|# of Teachers||50 Teachers||4,233 Teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||15:1||17:1|
Lower Yukon School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 47 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 Data||This School District||State Average (AK)|
Overall District Rank
|#52 out of 53 school districts|
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Students by Ethnicity:
|# of American Indian Students||742 Students||19,111 Students|
|% American Indian Students|
|# of Asian Students||n/a||3,463 Students|
|% Asian Students||n/a|
|# of Hispanic Students||n/a||4,669 Students|
|% Hispanic Students||n/a|
|# of Black Students||n/a||1,946 Students|
|% Black Students||n/a|
|# of White Students||3 Students||30,472 Students|
|% White Students||n/a|
|# of Hawaiian Students||n/a||2,063 Students|
|% of Hawaiian Students||n/a|
|# of Two or more races Students||1 Student||8,358 Students|
|% of Two or more races Students||n/a|
Students by Grade:
|# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:||2||3,559|
|# of Students in Kindergarten:||64||8,884|
|# of Students in 1st Grade:||66||8,966|
|# of Students in 2nd Grade:||62||8,915|
|# of Students in 3rd Grade:||63||8,545|
|# of Students in 4th Grade:||58||8,576|
|# of Students in 5th Grade:||73||8,326|
|# of Students in 6th Grade:||54||5,087|
|# of Students in 7th Grade:||65||1,701|
|# of Students in 8th Grade:||56||1,604|
|# of Students in 9th Grade:||49||1,473|
|# of Students in 10th Grade:||34||1,296|
|# of Students in 11th Grade:||47||1,421|
|# of Students in 12th Grade:||53||1,729|
|# of Ungraded Students:||-||-|
District Revenue and Spending
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 2016-2017||This School District||This State (AK)|
|Total Revenue||$61 MM||$10 MM|
|Spending||$65 MM||$11 MM|
|Revenue / Student||$30,688||$24,474|
|Revenue / Student||$32,286||$24,972|
Best Lower Yukon School District Public Preschools (2021)
- School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
- Rank: #11.32 School Rd
Nunam Iqua, AK 99666
Grades: PK-12 | 64 students
- Rank: #22.9 School Rd
Alakanuk, AK 99554
Grades: PK-12 | 226 students
The COVID-19 pandemic has turned the world on its head. The effects of the global pandemic will be felt for years to come, though maybe more so in certain populations. Here’s what you need to know about the current state of special education in the United States.
May 17, 2021
As more schools return to in-person learning, teachers and parents find themselves dealing with the trauma and stress created by the pandemic.
May 17, 2021
After more than a year of remote learning, schools are finally returning to in-person instruction but how has the pandemic changed the face of public education and what will it look like moving forward?