Gustavus School serves 67 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
Gustavus School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Alaska for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-59% (which is higher than the Alaska state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-59% (which is approximately equal to the Alaska state average of 44%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Alaska state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is lower than the Alaska state average of 53% (majority American Indian).
- Grades: Prekindergarten-12
- Enrollment: 67 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
- Minority Enrollment: 22%
- Graduation Rate: ≥50% (Top 50% in AK)
- Overall Testing Rank: Top 50%
- Math Proficiency: 40-59% (Top 30%)
- Reading Proficiency: 40-59% (Top 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AK Dept. of Education
Gustavus School's student population of 67 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 6 teachers has declined by 14% over five school years.
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Gustavus School is ranked within the top 50% of all 443 schools in Alaska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Gustavus School is 0.37, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
State Level (AK)
Overall Testing Rank
#178 out of 443 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AK Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Gustavus School's ranking?
Gustavus School is ranked #178 out of 443 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Alaska.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
40-59% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% AK state average), while 40-59% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 44% AK state average).
What is the graduation rate of Gustavus School?
The graduation rate of Gustavus School is 50%, which is lower than the Alaska state average of 77%.
How many students attend Gustavus School?
67 students attend Gustavus School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
78% of Gustavus School students are White, 13% of students are American Indian, 5% of students are Black, and 4% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Gustavus School?
Gustavus School has a student ration of 11:1, which is lower than the Alaska state average of 14:1.
What grades does Gustavus School offer ?
Gustavus School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Gustavus School part of?
Gustavus School is part of Chatham School District.
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