Buckland School

  • Buckland School serves 203 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 10-14% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 40%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 10-14% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Buckland School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alaska for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is equal to the Alaska state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is higher than the Alaska state average of 53%.

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School Overview

  • Buckland School's student population of 203 students has grown by 15% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 12 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Total Students203 students
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Total Classroom Teachers12 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Buckland School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 466 schools in Alaska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Buckland School is 0.06, 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AK)
Overall School Rank#404 out of 466 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)10-14%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)10-14%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:117:1
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American Indian
97%
23%
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Asian
n/a
6%
Hispanic
n/a
7%
Black
n/a
3%
White
3%
47%
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Two or more races
n/a
11%
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Diversity Score0.060.71
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Graduation Rate≥50%
77%
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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: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Buckland School is Deering School (46.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Deering Deering School
    Grades: PK-12 | 41 students
    46.4 miles
    36 Main St
    Deering, AK 99736
    (907)363-2121
    46.4 PK-12 41
  • Selawik Davis-ramoth School
    Grades: PK-12 | 267 students
    53.2 miles
    2600 Musk Ox Pkwy
    Selawik, AK 99770
    (907)484-2142
    53.2 PK-12 267
  • Noorvik Aqqaluk High/noorvik Elementary School
    Grades: PK-12 | 197 students
    59.1 miles
    165 Fireweed Dr
    Noorvik, AK 99763
    (907)636-2178
    59.1 PK-12 197
  • Kiana Kiana School
    Grades: PK-12 | 132 students
    71.2 miles
    190 Casanoff St
    Kiana, AK 99749
    (907)475-2115
    71.2 PK-12 132
  • Koyuk Koyuk-malimiut School
    Grades: PK-12 | 116 students
    72.3 miles
    09 Main St
    Koyuk, AK 99753
    (907)963-3021
    72.3 PK-12 116

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