George H. Gilson Middle School

357 Robe River Dr
Valdez, AK 99686
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
9/
10
Top 20%
George H. Gilson Middle School serves 138 students in grades 6-8.
George H. Gilson Middle School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Alaska for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45-49% (which is higher than the Alaska state average of 40%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60-64% (which is higher than the Alaska state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Alaska state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is lower than the Alaska state average of 53% (majority American Indian).

Top Placements

George H. Gilson Middle School places among the top 20% of public schools in Alaska for:

School Overview

George H. Gilson Middle School's student population of 138 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 11 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students138 students
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Total Classroom Teachers11 teachers
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School Comparison

George H. Gilson Middle School is ranked within the top 20% 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 George H. Gilson Middle School is 0.58, 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
#80 out of 466 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:117:1
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American Indian
11%
23%
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Asian
4%
6%
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Hispanic
2%
7%
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Black
1%
3%
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White
62%
47%
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Hawaiian
3%
3%
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Two or more races
17%
11%
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Diversity Score
0.580.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
33%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameValdez City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to George H. Gilson Middle School is Valdez High School (0.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Valdez Home School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Hermon Hutchens Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Valdez Valdez High School Math: 20-29% | Reading: 20-29%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 174 students
    0.0 miles
    319 Robe River Dr
    Valdez, AK 99686
    (907) 835-4767
    0 9-12 174
  • Valdez Hermon Hutchens Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-5 | 308 students
    0.6 miles
    1009 West Klutina
    Valdez, AK 99686
    (907) 835-4728
    0.6 PK-5 308
  • Valdez Valdez Home School Math: <50% | Reading: ≥50%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-12 | 27 students
    0.6 miles
    1112 West Klutina St
    Valdez, AK 99686
    (907) 835-4357
    0.6 PK-12 27
  • Tatitlek Tatitlek Community School Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-12 | 22 students
    21.4 miles
    Main St
    Tatitlek, AK 99677
    (907) 325-2252
    21.4 PK-12 22
  • Cordova Mt. Eccles Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 181 students
    45.7 miles
    201 Adams Ave
    Cordova, AK 99574
    (907) 424-3236
    45.7 PK-6 181

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