Floyd Dryden Middle School

3800 Mendenhall Loop Rd
Juneau, AK 99801
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Floyd Dryden Middle School serves 398 students in grades 6-8.
Floyd Dryden Middle 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-24% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 44%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Alaska state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 62% of the student body (majority American Indian and Hispanic), which is higher than the Alaska state average of 53% (majority American Indian).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Online School
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 398 students
  • State Accredited: No
  • Live Instruction: No
  • Rolling Enrollment: No
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 62%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in AK
  • Math Proficiency
    : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AK Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Floyd Dryden Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Alaska for:

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School Overview

Floyd Dryden Middle School's student population of 398 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
398 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
24 teachers
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State Accredited Program
No
Personalized Content
No
Live Instruction
No
Rolling Enrollment
No
Flexible Class Schedule
No
Accelerated Offerings
No
Classes for Credit/Part Time Options
No
Dedicated College Counselor
No
Tutoring/Mentoring
No
Community Clubs/Activities Offered
No

School Rankings

Floyd Dryden Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 443 schools in Alaska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Floyd Dryden Middle School is 0.76, which is more 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AK)
Overall Testing Rank
#292 out of 443 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-24%
36%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
14:1
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American Indian
15%
22%
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Asian
7%
5%
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Hispanic
10%
8%
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Black
n/a
2%
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White
38%
47%
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Hawaiian
6%
3%
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Two or more races
24%
13%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.76
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
21%
39%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AK Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Floyd Dryden Middle School's ranking?
Floyd Dryden Middle School is ranked #292 out of 443 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Alaska.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
20-24% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% AK state average), while 25-29% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 44% AK state average).
How many students attend Floyd Dryden Middle School?
398 students attend Floyd Dryden Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
38% of Floyd Dryden Middle School students are White, 24% of students are Two or more races, 15% of students are American Indian, 10% of students are Hispanic, 7% of students are Asian, and 6% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Floyd Dryden Middle School?
Floyd Dryden Middle School has a student ration of 17:1, which is higher than the Alaska state average of 14:1.
What grades does Floyd Dryden Middle School offer ?
Floyd Dryden Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Floyd Dryden Middle School part of?
Floyd Dryden Middle School is part of Juneau Borough School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Online School
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 398 students
  • State Accredited: No
  • Live Instruction: No
  • Rolling Enrollment: No
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 62%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AK Dept. of Education

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