169 Main St
Gambell, AK 99742
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Gambell School serves 167 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
Gambell 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 ≤5% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 39%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≤5% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 42%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower 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).

School Overview

Gambell School's student population of 167 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
The teacher population of 17 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
167 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
17 teachers
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School Rankings

Gambell 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 Gambell 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
#435 out of 461 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤5%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤5%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
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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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
39%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
14%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Students: 167 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥50% (Top 50% in AK)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.02

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