Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School

Rank
6/
10
Top 50%
Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School serves 516 students in grades 6-8.
Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Alaska for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 37% (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 51% (which is higher than the Alaska state average of 46%) 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 53% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is equal to the Alaska state average of 53% (majority American Indian).

Top Placements

Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School places among the top 20% of public schools in Alaska for:

School Overview

Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School's student population of 516 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students516 students
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Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
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School Comparison

Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School is ranked within the top 50% of all 466 schools in Alaska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School is 0.70, 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
#197 out of 466 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:117:1
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American Indian
23%
23%
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Asian
9%
6%
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Hispanic
3%
7%
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Black
1%
3%
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White
47%
47%
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Hawaiian
2%
3%
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Two or more races
15%
11%
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Diversity Score
0.700.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
32%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alaska by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJuneau 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 Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School is Johnson Youth Center (2.6 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Juneau Johnson Youth Center Alternative School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 5-12 | 15 students
    2.6 miles
    3252 Hospital Dr
    Juneau, AK 99801
    (907) 523-6835
    2.6 5-12 15
  • Juneau Glacier Valley Elementary School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 368 students
    2.7 miles
    3400 Tongass Blvd
    Juneau, AK 99801
    (907) 780-1400
    2.7 PK-5 368
  • Juneau Floyd Dryden Middle School Math: 35% | Reading: 49%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 444 students
    2.9 miles
    3800 Mendenhall Loop Rd
    Juneau, AK 99801
    (907) 463-1850
    2.9 6-8 444
  • Juneau Riverbend Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 312 students
    3.0 miles
    2901 Riverside Dr
    Juneau, AK 99801
    (907) 796-5700
    3 PK-5 312
  • Juneau Thunder Mountain High School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 701 students
    3.1 miles
    3101 Dimond Park Loop
    Juneau, AK 99801
    (907) 780-1900
    3.1 9-12 701

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