Cantwell School

  • Cantwell School serves 14 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≥50% (which is higher than the Alaska state average of 40%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is <50% (which is higher than the Alaska state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Cantwell School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Alaska for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 5:1 is lower than the Alaska state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is lower than the Alaska state average of 53%.

Top Placements

Cantwell School places among the top 20% of public schools in Alaska for:

School Overview

  • Cantwell School's student population of 14 students has declined by 17% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 3 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Total Students14 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Cantwell School
Total Classroom Teachers3 teachers
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Students by Grade This chart display the students of Cantwell School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Cantwell School is ranked within the top 30% 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 5:1 has decreased from 6:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Cantwell School is 0.52, 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#102 out of 466 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≥50%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio5:117:1
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American Indian
14%
23%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Cantwell School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Alaska by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Asian
n/a
6%
Hispanic
n/a
7%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Cantwell School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Alaska by year, with the latest 2004-05 school year data.
Black
n/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Cantwell School and the percentage of Black public school students in Alaska by year, with the latest 2005-06 school year data.
White
65%
47%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Cantwell School and the percentage of White public school students in Alaska by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Two or more races
21%
11%
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Diversity Score0.520.71
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/a
40%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Cantwell School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Alaska by year, with the latest 2006-07 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Cantwell School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alaska by year, with the latest 2006-07 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDenali 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 Cantwell School is Denali Peak (33.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Healy Denali Peak
    Grades: PK-12 | 737 students
    33.3 miles
    1 Suntrana St
    Healy, AK 99743
    (907)683-2278
    33.3 PK-12 737
  • Healy Tri-valley School
    Grades: PK-12 | 178 students
    33.3 miles
    400 Suntrana St
    Healy, AK 99743
    (907)683-2267
    33.3 PK-12 178
  • Anderson Anderson School
    Grades: K-12 | 34 students
    66.2 miles
    3120 First St
    Anderson, AK 99744
    (907)582-2700
    66.2 K-12 34
  • Nenana Cyberlynx Correspondence Program
    Grades: PK-12 | 993 students
    80.9 miles
    406 E 2nd St
    Nenana, AK 99760
    (907)832-5423
    80.9 PK-12 993
  • Nenana Nenana City School
    Grades: K-12 | 177 students
    80.9 miles
    406 E 2nd St
    Nenana, AK 99760
    (907)832-5464
    80.9 K-12 177

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