Avail School

Tel: (907)742-4930
  • Avail School serves 60 students in grades 6-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the AK average of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 82% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is more than the state average of 52%.
  • Avail School operates within the Anchorage School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 60 students has declined by 6% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 4 teachers has declined by 33% over five years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Total Students60 students
Avail School Total Students (1995-2015)
Gender %Avail School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers4 teachers
Avail School Total Teachers (1999-2015)
Students by GradeAvail School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(AK) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio15:117:1
Avail School Student Teacher Ratio (1999-2015)
American Indian
46%
24%
Avail School American Indian Students (1995-2015)
Asian
n/a
6%
Avail School Asian Students (1992-2014)
Hispanic
6%
7%
Avail School Black Students (1995-2015)
Black
5%
3%
Avail School Black Students (1995-2015)
White
18%
48%
Avail School White Students (1995-2015)
Hawaiian
6%
3%
Avail School Hawaiian Students (2009-2015)
Two or more races
19%
9%
Avail School Two Or More Races Students (2009-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsAvail School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownAK All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.720.70
Avail School Diversity Score (1995-2015)
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.
n/a
38%
Avail School Eligible for Free Lunch (2003-2007)
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
5%
Avail School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2003-2007)

District Comparison

  • Anchorage School District's student population of 48,089 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $14,063 in this district is less than the state average of $25,342. The district revenue/student has declined by 12% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $15,475 is less than the state average of $25,523. The district spending/student has declined by 9% over four years.
School District NameAnchorage School District
Number of Schools
Managed
97
4
Number of Students Managed48,089399
Anchorage School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$686 MM$10 MM
Anchorage School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$755 MM$10 MM
Anchorage School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$14,063$25,342
Anchorage School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$15,475$25,523
Anchorage School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education

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