Deering School

36 Main St
Deering, AK 99736
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Deering School serves 41 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
Deering 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 ≤20% (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 ≤20% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 42%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Alaska state level of 15:1.

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Deering School's student population of 41 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 2 teachers has declined by 33% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Total Students41 students
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Total Classroom Teachers2 teachers
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School Rankings

Deering 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 Deering 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AK)
Overall Testing Rank
#337 out of 461 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤20%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤20%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio21:115:1
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American Indian
100%
23%
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Asian
n/a
6%
Hispanic
n/a
7%
Black
n/a
3%
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White
n/a
47%
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Hawaiian
n/a
3%
Two or more races
n/a
11%
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Diversity Score
0.000.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (08-09)
3%
7%
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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 Deering School is Buckland School (46.4 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Buckland Buckland School Math: 10-14% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-12 | 203 students
    46.4 miles
    9900 University Dr
    Buckland, AK 99727
    (907) 494-2127
    46.4 PK-12 203
  • Kotzebue June Nelson Elementary School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 397 students
    57.4 miles
    744 Third Ave
    Kotzebue, AK 99752
    (907) 442-1877
    57.4 PK-5 397
  • Kotzebue Kotzebue Middle/High School Math: 19% | Reading: 26%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-12 | 323 students
    57.4 miles
    744 Third Ave
    Kotzebue, AK 99752
    (907) 442-1876
    57.4 6-12 323
  • Kotzebue Nwabsd Home School Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-12 | 42 students
    57.7 miles
    744 Third Ave
    Kotzebue, AK 99752
    (907) 442-1804
    57.7 K-12 42
  • Noorvik Aqqaluk High/noorvik Elementary School Math: 10-14% | Reading: 6-9%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-12 | 197 students
    71.0 miles
    165 Fireweed Dr
    Noorvik, AK 99763
    (907) 636-2178
    71 PK-12 197

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