Ambler School

  • Ambler School serves 70 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤10% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 40%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≤10% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Ambler School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alaska for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Alaska state level of 17:1.

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School Overview

  • Ambler School's student population of 70 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 7 teachers has declined by 36% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Total Students70 students
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Total Classroom Teachers7 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Ambler School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 466 schools in Alaska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has increased from 7:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Ambler School is 0.02, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.71. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AK)
Overall School Rank#407 out of 466 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤10%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≤10%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio10:117:1
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American Indian
99%
23%
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Asian
n/a
6%
Hispanic
n/a
7%
Black
n/a
3%
White
n/a
47%
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Two or more races
1%
11%
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Diversity Score0.020.71
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Graduation Rate (14-15)≥50%
76%
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Ambler School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alaska by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNorthwest Arctic Borough School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Ambler School is Shungnak School (23.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Shungnak Shungnak School
    Grades: PK-12 | 73 students
    23.3 miles
    #6 West River Rd
    Shungnak, AK 99773
    (907)437-2151
    23.3 PK-12 73
  • Kobuk Kobuk School
    Grades: PK-12 | 41 students
    29.1 miles
    101 Mushers Way
    Kobuk, AK 99751
    (907)948-2231
    29.1 PK-12 41
  • Selawik Davis-ramoth School
    Grades: PK-12 | 267 students
    67.2 miles
    2600 Musk Ox Pkwy
    Selawik, AK 99770
    (907)484-2142
    67.2 PK-12 267
  • Kiana Kiana School
    Grades: PK-12 | 132 students
    69.9 miles
    190 Casanoff St
    Kiana, AK 99749
    (907)475-2115
    69.9 PK-12 132
  • Noorvik Aqqaluk High/noorvik Elementary School
    Grades: PK-12 | 197 students
    87.8 miles
    165 Fireweed Dr
    Noorvik, AK 99763
    (907)636-2178
    87.8 PK-12 197

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