Fort Yukon School

  • Fort Yukon School serves 107 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 11-19% (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 11-19% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Alaska state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is higher than the Alaska state average of 53% (majority American Indian).

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Fort Yukon School's student population of 107 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 10 teachers has declined by 23% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Total Students107 students
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Total Classroom Teachers10 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Fort Yukon School is ranked within the bottom 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 Fort Yukon School is 0.04, 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#391 out of 466 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
11-19%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
11-19%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:117:1
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American Indian
98%
23%
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Asian
n/a
6%
Hispanic
n/a
7%
Black
n/a
3%
White
2%
47%
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Hawaiian
n/a
3%
Two or more races
n/a
11%
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Diversity Score0.040.71
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Graduation Rate
≥50%
77%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
86%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
13%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameYukon Flats School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Fort Yukon Yukon Flats Distance Education Program
    Grades: K-12
    0.4 miles
    123 Hill St
    Fort Yukon, AK 99740
    (907) 662-2515
    0.4 K-12 n/a
  • Chalkyitsik Tsuk Taih School
    Grades: PK-12 | 12 students
    42.1 miles
    #1 Marten Hill Dr
    Chalkyitsik, AK 99788
    (907) 848-8113
    42.1 PK-12 12
  • Venetie John Fredson School
    Grades: PK-12 | 60 students
    44.4 miles
    360 Chandalar Dr
    Venetie, AK 99781
    (907) 849-8415
    44.4 PK-12 60
  • Circle Circle School
    Grades: PK-12 | 16 students
    60.8 miles
    330 Yukon Dr
    Circle, AK 99733
    (907) 773-1250
    60.8 PK-12 16
  • Beaver Cruikshank School
    Grades: PK-12 | 13 students
    61.2 miles
    310 River Rd
    Beaver, AK 99724
    (907) 628-6313
    61.2 PK-12 13

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