Holy Cross School

  • Holy Cross School serves 30 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.
  • Holy Cross 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 8:1 is lower than the Alaska state level of 17:1.

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School Overview

  • Holy Cross School's student population of 30 students has declined by 26% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 4 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Total Students30 students
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Total Classroom Teachers4 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Holy Cross 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 8:1 has decreased from 10:1 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 0.71. 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)#307 out of 465 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤20%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)21-39%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio8:117:1
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American Indian
100%
23%
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White
n/a
47%
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Diversity Score0.000.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
40%
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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: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Holy Cross School is Mcgrath School (0.0 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Mc Grath Mcgrath School
    Grades: PK-12 | 39 students
    0.0 miles
    90 Takotna Ave
    Mc Grath, AK 99627
    (907)524-3033
    0.0 PK-12 39
  • Eagle River Distance Learning/corresp. Center
    Grades: K-12 | 134 students
    0.3 miles
    1911 Stephanie Blvd
    Eagle River, AK 99577
    (907)694-6100
    0.3 K-12 134
  • Takotna Takotna Community School
    Grades: PK-12 | 22 students
    14.9 miles
    1 River Rd
    Takotna, AK 99675
    (907)298-2115
    14.9 PK-12 22
  • Nikolai Top Of The Kuskokwim School
    Grades: PK-12 | 13 students
    41.2 miles
    9190 Main St
    Nikolai, AK 99691
    (907)293-2427
    41.2 PK-12 13
  • Sleetmute Jack Egnaty Senior School
    Grades: PK-12 | 21 students
    100.1 miles
    206 River Bend Rd
    Sleetmute, AK 99668
    (907)449-4216
    100.1 PK-12 21

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