Blackwell School

  • Blackwell School serves 18 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is <50% (which is higher than the Alaska state average of 35%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is <50% (which is higher than the Alaska state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the Alaska state level of 17:1.

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School Overview

  • Blackwell School's student population of 18 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 2 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Total Students18 students
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Total Classroom Teachers2 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Blackwell School's student:teacher ratio of 9:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Blackwell School is 0.00, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.36. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AK)
Overall School Rank--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Blackwell School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Alaska by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Blackwell School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Alaska by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio9:117:1
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American Indian
100%
23%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Blackwell School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Alaska by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Asian
n/a
6%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Blackwell School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Alaska by year, with the latest 2006-07 school year data.
White
n/a
47%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Blackwell School and the percentage of White public school students in Alaska by year, with the latest 2009-10 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Blackwell School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AK.
Diversity Scoren/a0.36
This chart display the diversity score of Blackwell School and the public school average diversity score of Alaska by year, with the latest 2009-10 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Blackwell School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Alaska by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Blackwell School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alaska by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameIditarod Area School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education

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