675 Raven's Way
Eielson Afb, AK 99702
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Ben Eielson Junior/Senior High School serves 303 students in grades 7-12.
Ben Eielson Junior/Senior High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Alaska for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (which is approximately equal to the Alaska state average of 39%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-44% (which is approximately equal to the Alaska state average of 42%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Alaska state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Alaska state average of 53% (majority American Indian).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 7-12
  • Enrollment: 303 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 35%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥90% (Top 20% in AK)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AK Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Ben Eielson Junior/Senior High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Alaska for:

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School Overview

Ben Eielson Junior/Senior High School's student population of 303 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 19 teachers has declined by 34% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
303 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
19 teachers
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School Rankings

Ben Eielson Junior/Senior High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 461 schools in Alaska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Ben Eielson Junior/Senior High School is 0.55, 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
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State Level (AK)
Overall Testing Rank
#223 out of 461 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
13:1
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American Indian
2%
22%
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Asian
2%
5%
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Hispanic
14%
7%
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Black
5%
3%
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White
65%
47%
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Hawaiian
1%
3%
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Two or more races
11%
13%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.55
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Graduation Rate
≥90%
79%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
16%
39%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
14%
4%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AK Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Ben Eielson Junior/Senior High School's ranking?

Ben Eielson Junior/Senior High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Alaska for: Highest graduation rate (Top 20%).

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

35-39% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 39% AK state average), while 40-44% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 42% AK state average).

What is the graduation rate of Ben Eielson Junior/Senior High School?

The graduation rate of Ben Eielson Junior/Senior High School is 90%, which is higher than the Alaska state average of 79%.

How many students attend Ben Eielson Junior/Senior High School?

303 students attend Ben Eielson Junior/Senior High School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

65% of Ben Eielson Junior/Senior High School students are White, 14% of students are Hispanic, 11% of students are Two or more races, 5% of students are Black, 2% of students are American Indian, 2% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Ben Eielson Junior/Senior High School?

Ben Eielson Junior/Senior High School has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the Alaska state average of 13:1.

What grades does Ben Eielson Junior/Senior High School offer ?

Ben Eielson Junior/Senior High School offers enrollment in grades 7-12 (offers virtual instruction).

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 7-12
  • Enrollment: 303 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 35%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥90% (Top 20%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AK Dept. of Education

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