161 Milepost Steese Hwy
Circle, AK 99733
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Circle School serves 17 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is <50% (which is higher than the Alaska state average of 39%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is <50% (which is higher than the Alaska state average of 42%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Alaska state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is higher than the Alaska state average of 53% (majority American Indian).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 17 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 94%
  • Graduation Rate
    : <50% (Top 1% in AK)
  • Math Proficiency
    : <50% (Top 1%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : <50% (Top 1%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AK Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Circle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Alaska for:

School Overview

Circle School's student population of 17 students has declined by 26% over five school years.
The teacher population of 1 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
17 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
1 teacher
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Circle School is 0.11, 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)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
<50%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Circle 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)
(18-19)
<50%
42%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Circle 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
17:1
13:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Circle School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Alaska by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
American Indian
94%
22%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Circle 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%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Circle School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Alaska by year, with the latest 2008-09 school year data.
Black
n/a
3%
White
6%
47%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Circle School and the percentage of White public school students in Alaska by year, with the latest 2020-21 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 Circle School.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AK.
Diversity Score
0.11
This chart display the diversity score of Circle School and the public school average diversity score of Alaska by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Graduation Rate
(12-13)
<50%
73%
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Circle 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 (14-15)
25%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Circle 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 District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AK Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Circle School's ranking?

Circle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Alaska for: Largest percent of students eligible for free lunch (Top 1%) and Largest student body (number of students) (Top 10%).

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

<50% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 39% AK state average), while <50% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 42% AK state average).

What is the graduation rate of Circle School?

The graduation rate of Circle School is 50%, which is lower than the Alaska state average of 73%.

How many students attend Circle School?

17 students attend Circle School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

94% of Circle School students are American Indian, and 6% of students are White.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Circle School?

Circle School has a student ration of 17:1, which is higher than the Alaska state average of 13:1.

What grades does Circle School offer ?

Circle School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-12 (offers virtual instruction).

What school district is Circle School part of?

Circle School is part of Yukon Flats School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 17 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 94%
  • Graduation Rate
    : <50% (Top 1%)
  • Math Proficiency
    : <50% (Top 1%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : <50% (Top 1%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AK Dept. of Education

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