King Cove School

100 Slocum Dr
King Cove, AK 99612
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
King Cove School serves 80 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
King Cove 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-29% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-39% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 44%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 7:1 is lower than the Alaska state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 91% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is higher than the Alaska state average of 53% (majority American Indian).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 80 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 7:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 91%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥50% (Top 50% in AK)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 20-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 30-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AK Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

King Cove School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Alaska for:

Category
Attribute
Most improved public schools

School Overview

King Cove School's student population of 80 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
The teacher population of 12 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
80 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
12 teachers
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School Rankings

King Cove School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 443 schools in Alaska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of King Cove School is 0.17, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AK)
Overall Testing Rank
#278 out of 443 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-29%
36%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-39%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
7:1
14:1
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American Indian
91%
22%
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Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
n/a
8%
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Black
n/a
2%
White
9%
47%
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Hawaiian
n/a
3%
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Two or more races
n/a
13%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.17
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Graduation Rate
≥50%
77%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
39%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
1%
6%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AK Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is King Cove School's ranking?
King Cove School is ranked #278 out of 443 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Alaska.
What schools are King Cove School often compared to?
King Cove Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Sand Point School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
20-29% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% AK state average), while 30-39% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 44% AK state average).
What is the graduation rate of King Cove School?
The graduation rate of King Cove School is 50%, which is lower than the Alaska state average of 77%.
How many students attend King Cove School?
80 students attend King Cove School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
91% of King Cove School students are American Indian, and 9% of students are White.
What is the student:teacher ratio of King Cove School?
King Cove School has a student ration of 7:1, which is lower than the Alaska state average of 14:1.
What grades does King Cove School offer ?
King Cove School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is King Cove School part of?
King Cove School is part of Aleutians East Borough School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 80 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 7:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 91%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥50% (Top 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 20-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 30-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AK Dept. of Education

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