Blackwell School serves 15 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
Blackwell School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Alaska for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is <50% (which is higher than the Alaska state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is <50% (which is higher than the Alaska state average of 44%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 5:1 is lower than the Alaska state level of 14:1.
- Grades: Prekindergarten-12
- Enrollment: 15 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 5:1
- Overall Testing Rank: Top 20% in AK
- Math Proficiency: <50% (Top 20%)
- Reading Proficiency: <50% (Top 30%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AK Dept. of Education
Blackwell School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Alaska for:
Percent Eligible For Free Lunch
Blackwell School's student population of 15 students has declined by 16% over five school years.
The teacher population of 3 teachers has grown by 50% over five school years.
(offers virtual instruction)
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Blackwell School is ranked within the top 20% of all 443 schools in Alaska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Blackwell School is 0.00, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
State Level (AK)
Overall Testing Rank
#81 out of 443 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AK Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Blackwell School's ranking?
Blackwell School is ranked #81 out of 443 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in Alaska.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
<50% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% AK state average), while <50% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 44% AK state average).
How many students attend Blackwell School?
15 students attend Blackwell School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
100% of Blackwell School students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Blackwell School?
Blackwell School has a student ration of 5:1, which is lower than the Alaska state average of 14:1.
What grades does Blackwell School offer ?
Blackwell School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Blackwell School part of?
Blackwell School is part of Iditarod Area School District.
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