Houghtaling Elementary School

  • Houghtaling Elementary School serves 366 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 40%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 41% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Houghtaling Elementary 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Alaska state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 63% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is higher than the Alaska state average of 53% (majority American Indian and Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Houghtaling Elementary School's student population of 366 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 26 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students366 students
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Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Houghtaling Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Houghtaling Elementary School is 0.71, which is equal to 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#266 out of 466 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:117:1
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American Indian
34%
23%
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Asian
20%
6%
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Hispanic
2%
7%
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Black
n/a
3%
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White
37%
47%
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Hawaiian
1%
3%
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Two or more races
6%
11%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Houghtaling Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AK.
Diversity Score0.710.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
44%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameKetchikan Gateway Borough 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 Houghtaling Elementary School is Fast Track (0.0 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Ketchikan Fast Track
    Grades: K-12 | 59 students
    0.0 miles
    2931 Baranof Ave
    Ketchikan, AK 99901
    (907) 225-2128
    0.0 K-12 59
  • Ketchikan Revilla Jr/sr High School Alternative School
    Grades: 7-12 | 105 students
    0.1 miles
    3131 Baranof Ave
    Ketchikan, AK 99901
    (907) 225-6681
    0.1 7-12 105
  • Ketchikan Ketchikan High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 577 students
    0.2 miles
    2610 4th Ave
    Ketchikan, AK 99901
    (907) 225-9815
    0.2 9-12 577
  • Ketchikan Fawn Mountain Elementary School
    Grades: PK-6 | 305 students
    0.9 miles
    400 Old Homestead Rd
    Ketchikan, AK 99901
    (907) 228-2200
    0.9 PK-6 305
  • Ketchikan Ketchikan Charter School Charter School
    Grades: K-8 | 186 students
    1.7 miles
    410 Schoenbar
    Ketchikan, AK 99901
    (907) 225-8568
    1.7 K-8 186

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