Ambler School

  • Ambler School serves 78 students in grades PK - 12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the AK average of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is more than the state average of 51%.
  • Ambler School operates within the Northwest Arctic Borough School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 78 students has grown by 16% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 6 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-12
Total Students 78 students
Ambler School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Ambler School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 6 teachers
Ambler School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Ambler School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 12:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.11 is less than the state average of 0.37. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AK) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 17:1
Ambler School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
American Indian
94%
24%
Ambler School American Indian Students (1989-2013)
White
5%
49%
Ambler School White Students (1991-2013)
Two or more races
1%
8%
Ambler School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.11 0.37
Ambler School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
83%
36%
Ambler School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a
6%
Ambler School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2003-2013)

District Comparison

  • Northwest Arctic Borough School District's student population of 2,069 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $30,154 is higher than the state average of $25,342. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $31,025 is higher than the state average of $25,523. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Northwest Arctic Borough School District
Number of Schools
Managed
13
4
Number of Students Managed 2,069 405
Northwest Arctic Borough   School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $60 MM $10 MM
Northwest Arctic Borough   School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $62 MM $10 MM
Northwest Arctic Borough   School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $30,154 $25,342
Northwest Arctic Borough   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $31,025 $25,523
Northwest Arctic Borough   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education

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