Holy Cross School

  • Holy Cross School serves 32 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 21-39% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Alaska state level of 17:1.

School Overview

  • Holy Cross School's student population of 32 students has declined by 20% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 3 teachers has declined by 40% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Total Students32 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Holy Cross School
Total Classroom Teachers3 teachers
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Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Holy Cross School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Holy Cross School's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has increased from 9:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Holy Cross School is 0.00, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.36. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AK)
Overall School Rank--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤20%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Holy Cross 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)21-39%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Holy Cross 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 Ratio11:117:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Holy Cross School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Alaska by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
American Indian
100%
23%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Holy Cross School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Alaska by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
n/a
47%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Holy Cross School and the percentage of White public school students in Alaska by year, with the latest 2008-09 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Holy Cross School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AK.
Diversity Scoren/a0.36
This chart display the diversity score of Holy Cross School and the public school average diversity score of Alaska by year, with the latest 2008-09 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Holy Cross School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Alaska by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Holy Cross 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 NameIditarod Area School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education

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