Hoonah Elementary School

  • Hoonah Elementary School serves 60 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-39% (which is approximately equal to the Alaska state average of 35%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-39% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Hoonah Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alaska for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Alaska state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 92% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is higher than the Alaska state average of 53%.

School Overview

  • Hoonah Elementary School's student population of 60 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 4 teachers has declined by 33% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students60 students
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Total Classroom Teachers4 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Hoonah Elementary 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 15:1 has increased from 11:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Hoonah Elementary School is 0.58, 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)#262 out of 465 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)30-39%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)30-39%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:117:1
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American Indian
52%
23%
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Asian
n/a
6%
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Hispanic
1%
7%
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Black
n/a
3%
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White
8%
47%
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Two or more races
39%
11%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Hoonah Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AK.
Diversity Score0.580.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
85%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHoonah City 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 Hoonah Elementary School is Hoonah Jr/sr High School (0.0 miles away)
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