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 18:1.
  • 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 stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 4 teachers has declined by 33% over five years.
School Type Alternative school
Grades Offered Grades 6-12
Total Students 60 students
Avail School Total Students (1995-2015)
Gender % Avail School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 4 teachers
Avail School Total Teachers (1999-2015)
Students by Grade Avail School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 11:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.72 is more than the state average of 0.36. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AK) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 18:1
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 (1993-2013)
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 (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Avail School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown AK 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.
0.72 0.36
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 $16,026 in this district is less than the state average of $27,880. The district revenue/student has grown by 20% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $17,029 is less than the state average of $27,459. The district spending/student has grown by 12% over four years.
School District Name Anchorage School District
Number of Schools
Managed
97
4
Number of Students Managed 48,089 399
Anchorage School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $772 MM $11 MM
Anchorage School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $820 MM $11 MM
Anchorage School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $16,026 $27,880
Anchorage School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $17,029 $27,459
Anchorage School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education

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