Gambell School

169 Main St
Gambell, AK 99742
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Gambell School serves 183 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤5% (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 ≤5% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Alaska state level of 15:1.

Top Placements

Gambell School places among the top 20% of public schools in Alaska for:

School Overview

Gambell School's student population of 183 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 17 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Total Students183 students
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Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
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School Comparison

Gambell 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 Gambell School is 0.00, 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
#437 out of 466 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤5%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤5%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:115:1
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American Indian
100%
23%
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Asian
n/a
6%
Hispanic
n/a
7%
Black
n/a
3%
White
n/a
47%
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Hawaiian
n/a
3%
Two or more races
n/a
11%
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Diversity Score
0.000.71
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Graduation Rate
≥50%
77%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Gambell School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Alaska by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
3%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Gambell School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alaska by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBering Strait School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Gambell School is Hogarth Kingeekuk Senior Memorial School (38.9 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Savoonga Hogarth Kingeekuk Senior Memorial School Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-12 | 269 students
    38.9 miles
    200 Main St
    Savoonga, AK 99769
    (907) 984-6811
    38.9 PK-12 269
  • Nome Diomede School Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-12 | 23 students
    159.3 miles
    Main St
    Nome, AK 99762
    (907) 686-3021
    159.3 PK-12 23
  • Wales Wales School Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-12 | 49 students
    166.0 miles
    490 Main St
    Wales, AK 99783
    (907) 664-3021
    166 PK-12 49
  • Brevig Mission Brevig Mission School Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-12 | 154 students
    189.1 miles
    Main Street
    Brevig Mission, AK 99785
    (907) 642-4021
    189.1 PK-12 154
  • Teller James C. Isabell School Math: 11-19% | Reading: 11-19%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-12 | 84 students
    189.6 miles
    Main St
    Teller, AK 99778
    (907) 642-3041
    189.6 PK-12 84

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