Galena Interior Learning Academy (Gila)

359 Challenger
Galena, AK 99741
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Galena Interior Learning Academy (Gila) serves 237 students in grades 9-12.
Galena Interior Learning Academy (Gila) 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 percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤10% (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.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Alaska state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is higher than the Alaska state average of 53% (majority American Indian).

Top Placements

Galena Interior Learning Academy (Gila) places among the top 20% of public schools in Alaska for:

School Overview

Galena Interior Learning Academy (Gila)'s student population of 237 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 19 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students237 students
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Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
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School Comparison

Galena Interior Learning Academy (Gila) 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 Galena Interior Learning Academy (Gila) is 0.10, 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
#401 out of 466 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤10%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
11-19%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:117:1
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American Indian
95%
23%
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Asian
n/a
6%
Hispanic
1%
7%
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Black
n/a
3%
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White
4%
47%
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Hawaiian
n/a
3%
Two or more races
n/a
11%
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Diversity Score
0.100.71
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Graduation Rate
≥90%
77%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
66%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGalena City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Galena Interior Learning Academy (Gila) is Sidney C. Huntington Jr/sr High School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Sidney C. Huntington Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Galena Sidney C. Huntington Elementary School Math: ≤20% | Reading: 40-59%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 55 students
    0.1 miles
    299 Antoski Ave
    Galena, AK 99741
    (907) 656-1205
    0.1 PK-6 55
  • Galena Sidney C. Huntington Jr/sr High School Math: 21-39% | Reading: 40-59%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-12 | 41 students
    0.1 miles
    299 Antoski Ave
    Galena, AK 99741
    (907) 656-1205
    0.1 7-12 41
  • Koyukuk Ella B. Vernetti School Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-8 | 12 students
    26.2 miles
    100 Main St
    Koyukuk, AK 99754
    (907) 927-2212
    26.2 PK-8 12
  • Nulato Andrew K. Demoski School Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-12 | 47 students
    36.6 miles
    123 Front St
    Nulato, AK 99765
    (907) 898-2204
    36.6 PK-12 47
  • Ruby Merreline A Kangas School Math: 21-39% | Reading: 21-39%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-12 | 31 students
    41.0 miles
    1st & Hilltop
    Ruby, AK 99768
    (907) 468-4465
    41 PK-12 31

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