Buckland School

  • Buckland School serves 186 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is ≤5% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 35%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 6-9% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the Alaska state level of 17:1.

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School Overview

  • Buckland School's student population of 186 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 8 teachers has declined by 33% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Total Students186 students
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Total Classroom Teachers8 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Buckland School's student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has increased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Buckland 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AK)
Overall School Rank--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤5%
35%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)6-9%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio23:117:1
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American Indian
100%
23%
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Asian
n/a
6%
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White
n/a
47%
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Two or more races
n/a
11%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Buckland School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AK.
Diversity Scoren/a0.71
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Graduation Rate≥50%
78%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNorthwest Arctic Borough School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education

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