Galena Interior Learning Academy (gila)

  • Galena Interior Learning Academy (gila) serves 224 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is ≤5% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 35%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 15-19% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Alaska state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is higher than the Alaska state average of 53%.

School Overview

  • Galena Interior Learning Academy (gila)'s student population of 224 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 14 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students224 students
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Total Classroom Teachers14 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Galena Interior Learning Academy (gila)'s student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Galena Interior Learning Academy (gila) is 0.11, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.36. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AK)
Overall School Rank--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤5%
35%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)15-19%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:117:1
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American Indian
94%
23%
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Hispanic
n/a
7%
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Black
n/a
3%
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White
6%
47%
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Two or more races
n/a
11%
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Diversity Score0.110.36
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Graduation Rate≥90%
78%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
64%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGalena City School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education

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