Gerstle River School

  • Gerstle River School serves 27 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤20% (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 ≤20% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Gerstle River 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Alaska state level of 17:1.

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School Overview

  • Gerstle River School's student population of 27 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 2 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Total Students27 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Gerstle River School
Total Classroom Teachers2 teachers
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Students by Grade This chart display the students of Gerstle River School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Gerstle River School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 465 schools in Alaska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Gerstle River 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 School Rank (16-17)#332 out of 465 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤20%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Gerstle River School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Alaska by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≤20%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Gerstle River School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Alaska by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio14:117:1
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White
100%
47%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Gerstle River School and the percentage of White public school students in Alaska by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Gerstle River School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AK.
Diversity Score0.000.71
Eligible for Free Lunchn/a
40%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Gerstle River School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Alaska by year, with the latest 2006-07 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Gerstle River School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alaska by year, with the latest 2006-07 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDelta-Greely School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education

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