Fred Ipalook Elementary School

2070 Ahkovak St
Barrow, AK 99723
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Fred Ipalook Elementary School serves 549 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Fred Ipalook Elementary 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 6-9% (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 10-14% (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 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is higher than the Alaska state average of 53% (majority American Indian).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 549 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 97%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in AK
  • Math Proficiency
    : 6-9% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AK Dept. of Education

School Overview

Fred Ipalook Elementary School's student population of 549 students has declined by 19% over five school years.
The teacher population of 36 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
549 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
36 teachers
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School Rankings

Fred Ipalook Elementary 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 Fred Ipalook Elementary School is 0.55, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AK)
Overall Testing Rank
#407 out of 443 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
6-9%
36%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
10-14%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
14:1
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American Indian
63%
22%
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Asian
7%
5%
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Hispanic
n/a
8%
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Black
n/a
2%
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White
3%
47%
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Hawaiian
4%
3%
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Two or more races
23%
13%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.55
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
43%
39%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
4%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AK Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Fred Ipalook Elementary School's ranking?
Fred Ipalook Elementary School is ranked #407 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?
6-9% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% AK state average), while 10-14% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 44% AK state average).
How many students attend Fred Ipalook Elementary School?
549 students attend Fred Ipalook Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
63% of Fred Ipalook Elementary School students are American Indian, 23% of students are Two or more races, 7% of students are Asian, 4% of students are Hawaiian, and 3% of students are White.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Fred Ipalook Elementary School?
Fred Ipalook Elementary School has a student ration of 15:1, which is higher than the Alaska state average of 14:1.
What grades does Fred Ipalook Elementary School offer ?
Fred Ipalook Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Fred Ipalook Elementary School part of?
Fred Ipalook Elementary School is part of North Slope Borough School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 549 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 97%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 6-9% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AK Dept. of Education

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