Southeast Island School District

1010 Sandy Beach Rd
Thorne Bay, AK 99919-8340
(District boundaries shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Student Attention
Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 8 public schools serving 155 students in Southeast Island School District. This district's average testing ranking is 8/10, which is in the top 30% of public schools in Alaska.
Public Schools in Southeast Island School District have an average math proficiency score of 41% (versus the Alaska public school average of 33%), and reading proficiency score of 50% (versus the 40% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is less than the Alaska public school average of 53% (majority American Indian).

Overview

2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
This State (AK)
# Schools
8 Schools
500 Schools
# Students
155 Students
129,941 Students
# Teachers
19 Teachers
7,250 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
8:1
8:1

District Rank

Southeast Island School District, which is ranked within the top 30% of all 52 school districts in Alaska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-2021 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 50% has decreased from 80% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (AK)
Overall District Rank
#30 out of 52 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Southeast Island   School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
15-19%
36%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Southeast Island   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 2020-21 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
44%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Southeast Island   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 2020-21 school year data.
Graduation Rate
≥50%
77%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Southeast Island   School District and public school graduation rate of AK by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.46
0.71
# American Indian Students
21 Students
28,154 Students
% American Indian Students
13%
22%
# Asian Students
n/a
6,707 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
5%
# Hispanic Students
4 Students
9,661 Students
% Hispanic Students
2%
8%
# Black Students
n/a
3,074 Students
% Black Students
n/a
2%
# White Students
111 Students
61,361 Students
% White Students
72%
47%
# Hawaiian Students
1 Student
3,987 Students
% Hawaiian Students
1%
3%
# Two or more races Students
18 Students
16,997 Students
% of Two or more races Students
12%
13%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
13
2,924
# Students in K Grade:
9
9,777
# Students in 1st Grade:
20
9,620
# Students in 2nd Grade:
10
9,838
# Students in 3rd Grade:
3
9,823
# Students in 4th Grade:
11
9,860
# Students in 5th Grade:
12
9,916
# Students in 6th Grade:
7
9,867
# Students in 7th Grade:
14
10,050
# Students in 8th Grade:
12
9,992
# Students in 9th Grade:
12
10,045
# Students in 10th Grade:
12
9,450
# Students in 11th Grade:
11
9,416
# Students in 12th Grade:
9
9,363
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $47,265 is higher than the state median of $20,243. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $52,974 is higher than the state median of $21,325. The school district spending/student has grown by 9% over four school years.
This School District
This State (AK)
Total Revenue
$7 MM
$2,630 MM
This chart display total revenue of Southeast Island   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in AK by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$8 MM
$2,771 MM
This chart display total spending of Southeast Island   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in AK by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$47,265
$20,243
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Southeast Island   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in AK by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$52,974
$21,325
This chart display average spending per public school student in Southeast Island   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in AK by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Southeast Island School District Public Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Whale Pass School
Math: ≥50% | Reading: ≥50%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
126 Bayview Rd
Ketchikan, AK 99950
(907) 846-5320
Grades: PK-12
| 16 students
Rank: #2 - 62. - 6.
Barry Craig Stewart Kasaan School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
117 Kasaan St
Ketchikan, AK 99950
(907) 542-2217
Grades: PK-12
| 14 students
Rank: #2 - 62. - 6.
Hollis School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Tract 4a Of Asls 96-31
Craig, AK 99921
(907) 530-7108
Grades: PK-12
| 17 students
Rank: #2 - 62. - 6.
Howard Valentine Coffman Cove School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
102 Nw Fairbanks Ave
Coffman Cove, AK 99918
(907) 329-2244
Grades: PK-12
| 12 students
Rank: #2 - 62. - 6.
Naukati School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
100 Heather St
Ketchikan, AK 99950
(907) 629-4121
Grades: PK-12
| 15 students
Rank: #2 - 62. - 6.
Port Alexander School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Block 9 Tract A
Port Alexander, AK 99836
(907) 568-2205
Grades: PK-12
| 11 students
Rank: #77.
Thorne Bay School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: 40-59%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1010 Sandy Beach Rd
Thorne Bay, AK 99919
(907) 828-3921
Grades: PK-12
| 64 students
Rank: n/an/a
1010 Sandy Beach Rd
Thorne Bay, AK 99919
(907) 828-8254
Grades: PK-12
| 6 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Southeast Island School District?
Southeast Island School District manages 8 public schools serving 155 students.
What is the rank of Southeast Island School District?
Southeast Island School District is ranked #14 out of 52 school districts in Alaska (top 30%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2020-2021 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of Alaska school districts for: Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Southeast Island School District?
72% of Southeast Island School District students are White, 13% of students are American Indian, 12% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Southeast Island School District?
Southeast Island School District has a student/teacher ratio of 8:1, which is lower than the Alaska state average of 18:1.
What is Southeast Island School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $52,974 is higher than the state median of $21,325. The school district spending/student has grown by 9% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 8 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 155 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 8:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 28%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥50% (Btm 50% in AK)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AK Dept. of Education

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