129 Main St
Fort Yukon, AK 99740
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Fort Yukon School serves 88 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
Fort Yukon 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 ≤10% (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 ≤10% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 44%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Alaska state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% 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: 88 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥50% (Top 50% in AK)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤10% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≤10% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AK Dept. of Education

School Overview

Fort Yukon School's student population of 88 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 6 teachers has declined by 57% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
88 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
6 teachers
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School Rankings

Fort Yukon 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 Fort Yukon School is 0.02, 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
#386 out of 461 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(20-21)
≤10%
36%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(20-21)
≤10%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
13:1
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American Indian
99%
22%
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Asian
n/a
5%
Hispanic
n/a
7%
Black
n/a
3%
White
1%
47%
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Hawaiian
n/a
3%
Two or more races
n/a
13%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.02
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Graduation Rate
≥50%
79%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
39%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
13%
5%
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School District Name
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?

≤10% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% AK state average), while ≤10% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 44% AK state average).

What is the graduation rate of Fort Yukon School?

The graduation rate of Fort Yukon School is 50%, which is lower than the Alaska state average of 79%.

How many students attend Fort Yukon School?

88 students attend Fort Yukon School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

99% of Fort Yukon School students are American Indian, and 1% of students are White.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Fort Yukon School?

Fort Yukon School has a student ration of 15:1, which is higher than the Alaska state average of 13:1.

What grades does Fort Yukon School offer ?

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

What school district is Fort Yukon School part of?

Fort Yukon School is part of Yukon Flats School District.

School Reviews

1   8/27/2020
Lack of leadership has prevented this school from making good gains in reading and math. Lack of leadership and honesty in Special Education is damaging.
- Posted by Teacher - DEED AK

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 88 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥50% (Top 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤10% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≤10% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AK Dept. of Education

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