Gustavus School

12 Gustavus Rd
Gustavus, AK 99826
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
10/
10
Top 5%
Gustavus School serves 74 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
Gustavus School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Alaska for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60-69% (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 70-79% (which is higher 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 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is lower than the Alaska state average of 53% (majority American Indian).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Gustavus School's student population of 74 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 7 teachers has grown by 16% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Total Students74 students
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Total Classroom Teachers7 teachers
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School Comparison

Gustavus School is ranked within the top 5% 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 Gustavus School is 0.27, 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
#16 out of 466 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-69%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-79%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:117:1
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American Indian
16%
23%
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Asian
n/a
6%
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Hispanic
n/a
7%
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Black
n/a
3%
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White
84%
47%
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Hawaiian
n/a
3%
Two or more races
n/a
11%
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Diversity Score
0.270.71
This chart display the diversity score of Gustavus School and the public school average diversity score of Alaska by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate
≥50%
77%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameChatham School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Gustavus School is Hoonah Jr/sr High School (22.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Hoonah Elementary School (22.7 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Hoonah Hoonah Elementary School Math: 40-59% | Reading: 21-39%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 60 students
    22.7 miles
    366 Garteeni Hwy
    Hoonah, AK 99829
    (907) 945-3613
    22.7 PK-5 60
  • Hoonah Hoonah Jr/sr High School Math: 11-19% | Reading: 21-39%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-12 | 58 students
    22.7 miles
    366 Garteeni Hwy
    Hoonah, AK 99829
    (907) 945-3613
    22.7 6-12 58
  • Pelican Pelican School
    Grades: K-12 | 8 students
    36.0 miles
    14 Chum Way
    Pelican, AK 99832
    (907) 735-2236
    36 K-12 8
  • Juneau Auke Bay Elementary School Math: 53% | Reading: 61%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-5 | 393 students
    38.6 miles
    11880 Glacier Hwy
    Juneau, AK 99801
    (907) 796-5275
    38.6 PK-5 393
  • Juneau Riverbend Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 312 students
    40.9 miles
    2901 Riverside Dr
    Juneau, AK 99801
    (907) 796-5700
    40.9 PK-5 312

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