Kiana School

  • Kiana School serves 130 students in grades PK-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the AK average of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is more than the state average of 52%.
  • Kiana School operates within the Northwest Arctic Borough School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 130 students has grown by 9% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 8 teachers has declined by 20% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-12
Total Students 130 students
Kiana School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Kiana School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 8 teachers
Kiana School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Kiana School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 12:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.04 is less than the state average of 0.36. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AK) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 18:1
Kiana School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
American Indian
98%
24%
Kiana School American Indian Students (1991-2015)
Asian
n/a
6%
Kiana School Asian Students (1991-2009)
White
n/a
48%
Kiana School White Students (1990-2013)
Hawaiian
n/a
3%
Kiana School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
2%
9%
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.04 0.36
Kiana School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
100%
38%
Kiana School Eligible for Free Lunch (1991-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a
5%
Kiana School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2003-2013)

District Comparison

  • Northwest Arctic Borough School District's student population of 2,124 students has grown by 6% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $42,270 is higher than the state average of $26,078. The district revenue/student has grown by 40% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $43,192 is higher than the state average of $26,105. The district spending/student has grown by 39% over four years.
School District Name Northwest Arctic Borough School District
Number of Schools
Managed
13
4
Number of Students Managed 2,124 399
Northwest Arctic Borough School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue $85 MM $10 MM
Northwest Arctic Borough School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending $86 MM $10 MM
Northwest Arctic Borough School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student $42,270 $26,078
Northwest Arctic Borough School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student $43,192 $26,105
Northwest Arctic Borough School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education

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