Petersburg Borough School District

201 Charles W St
Petersburg , AK 99833 - 0289
(District boundaries shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Grades: PK - 12

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Overall Rank
Highest overall rank (Top 5%)
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 10%)
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 5%)
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 5%)
For the 2022-23 school year, there are 3 public schools serving 428 students in Petersburg Borough School District. This district's average testing ranking is 10/10, which is in the top 5% of public schools in Alaska.
Public Schools in Petersburg Borough School District have an average math proficiency score of 55% (versus the Alaska public school average of 36%), and reading proficiency score of 67% (versus the 40% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Petersburg Borough School District are Mitkof Middle School, Rae C. Stedman Elementary School and Petersburg High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Petersburg Borough School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Alaska.
Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is less than the Alaska public school average of 53% (majority American Indian).

Overview

2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (AK)
# Schools
3 Schools
503 Schools
# Students
428 Students
129,872 Students
# Teachers
39 Teachers
7,567 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
11:1

District Rank

Petersburg Borough School District, which is ranked within the top 5% 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 90% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (AK)
Overall District Rank
#2 out of 54 school districts
(Top 5%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Petersburg Borough   School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
39%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Petersburg Borough   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)
69%
42%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Petersburg Borough   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
≥90%
79%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Petersburg Borough   School District and public school graduation rate of AK by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.58
0.71
# American Indian Students
98 Students
28,563 Students
% American Indian Students
23%
22%
# Asian Students
24 Students
6,999 Students
% Asian Students
6%
5%
# Hispanic Students
18 Students
9,469 Students
% Hispanic Students
4%
7%
# Black Students
12 Students
3,199 Students
% Black Students
3%
3%
# White Students
260 Students
61,086 Students
% White Students
61%
47%
# Hawaiian Students
11 Students
3,950 Students
% Hawaiian Students
2%
3%
# Two or more races Students
5 Students
16,606 Students
% of Two or more races Students
1%
13%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
4
3,509
# Students in K Grade:
36
9,373
# Students in 1st Grade:
32
9,876
# Students in 2nd Grade:
28
9,791
# Students in 3rd Grade:
39
9,853
# Students in 4th Grade:
31
9,891
# Students in 5th Grade:
38
9,881
# Students in 6th Grade:
29
10,096
# Students in 7th Grade:
28
10,044
# Students in 8th Grade:
44
9,787
# Students in 9th Grade:
31
9,776
# Students in 10th Grade:
29
9,412
# Students in 11th Grade:
32
9,161
# Students in 12th Grade:
27
9,422
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $23,227 in this school district is less than the state median of $27,496. The school district revenue/student has grown by 9% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $22,893 is less than the state median of $27,185. The school district spending/student has grown by 9% over four school years.
This School District
This State (AK)
Total Revenue (19-20)
$10 MM
$11 MM
This chart display total revenue of Petersburg Borough   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 Petersburg Borough   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
$23,227
$27,496
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Petersburg Borough   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
$22,893
$27,185
This chart display average spending per public school student in Petersburg Borough   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 Petersburg Borough School District Public Schools (2022-23)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Mitkof Middle School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
500 N First St
Petersburg, AK 99833
(877) 526-7656
Grades: 6-8
| 101 students
Rank: #22.
Rae C. Stedman Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
303 Dolphin St
Petersburg, AK 99833
(877) 526-7656
Grades: PK-5
| 208 students
Rank: #33.
Petersburg High School
Math: 40-49% | Reading: 60-69%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
109 Charles W St
Petersburg, AK 99833
(877) 526-7656
Grades: 9-12
| 119 students

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • District size: 3
  • Enrollment: 428 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 39%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥90% (Top 5% in AK)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 5%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 56% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 69% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AK Dept. of Education

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