105 Village Rd
Kipnuk, AK 99614
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Chief Paul Memorial School serves 214 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
Chief Paul Memorial 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 6-9% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 39%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≤5% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 42%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Alaska state level of 13:1.

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 214 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥80% (Top 50% in AK)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 6-9% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AK Dept. of Education

School Overview

Chief Paul Memorial School's student population of 214 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 13 teachers has declined by 13% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
214 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
13 teachers
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School Rankings

Chief Paul Memorial School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 461 schools in Alaska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Chief Paul Memorial 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AK)
Overall Testing Rank
#429 out of 461 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Chief Paul Memorial School, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
6-9%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Chief Paul Memorial 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 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤5%
42%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Chief Paul Memorial 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 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
13:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Chief Paul Memorial School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Alaska by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
American Indian
100%
22%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Chief Paul Memorial School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Alaska by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Asian
n/a
5%
Hispanic
n/a
7%
Black
n/a
3%
White
n/a
47%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Chief Paul Memorial School and the percentage of White public school students in Alaska by year, with the latest 2009-10 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
3%
Two or more races
n/a
13%
All Ethnic Groups
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Chief Paul Memorial School.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AK.
Diversity Score
0.00
This chart display the diversity score of Chief Paul Memorial School and the public school average diversity score of Alaska by year, with the latest 2009-10 school year data.
Graduation Rate
(19-20)
≥80%
77%
This chart display graduation rate of Chief Paul Memorial School and public school graduation rate of Alaska by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
98%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Chief Paul Memorial School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Alaska by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
3%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Chief Paul Memorial School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alaska by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AK Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

6-9% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 39% AK state average), while ≤5% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 42% AK state average).

What is the graduation rate of Chief Paul Memorial School?

The graduation rate of Chief Paul Memorial School is 80%, which is higher than the Alaska state average of 77%.

How many students attend Chief Paul Memorial School?

214 students attend Chief Paul Memorial School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

100% of Chief Paul Memorial School students are American Indian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Chief Paul Memorial School?

Chief Paul Memorial School has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the Alaska state average of 13:1.

What grades does Chief Paul Memorial School offer ?

Chief Paul Memorial School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-12 (offers virtual instruction).

What school district is Chief Paul Memorial School part of?

Chief Paul Memorial School is part of Lower Kuskokwim School District.

School Reviews

5   1/20/2020
I wish I can go back to see the school..
- Posted by Student/Alumni - Memphis Chadwick

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 214 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥80% (Top 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 6-9% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AK Dept. of Education

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