Kobuk School

  • Kobuk School serves 41 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤20% (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 ≤20% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Kobuk 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 8:1 is lower than the Alaska state level of 17:1.

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School Overview

  • Kobuk School's student population of 41 students has declined by 22% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 5 teachers has declined by 16% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Total Students41 students
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Total Classroom Teachers5 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Kobuk 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 school's student:teacher ratio of 8:1 has decreased from 9:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Kobuk School is 0.04, 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#352 out of 466 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤20%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≤20%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio8:117:1
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American Indian
98%
23%
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Asian
n/a
6%
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Hispanic
n/a
7%
Black
n/a
3%
White
n/a
47%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Kobuk School and the percentage of White public school students in Alaska by year, with the latest 2002-03 school year data.
Two or more races
2%
11%
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Diversity Score0.040.71
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Graduation Rate (13-14)≥50%
73%
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 Kobuk School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alaska by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNorthwest Arctic 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 Kobuk School is Shungnak School (7.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Shungnak Shungnak School
    Grades: PK-12 | 73 students
    7.6 miles
    #6 West River Rd
    Shungnak, AK 99773
    (907)437-2151
    7.6 PK-12 73
  • Ambler Ambler School
    Grades: PK-12 | 70 students
    29.1 miles
    109 Ambler Dr
    Ambler, AK 99786
    (907)445-2154
    29.1 PK-12 70
  • Huslia Jimmy Huntington School
    Grades: PK-12 | 74 students
    84.5 miles
    Huslia School Blvd
    Huslia, AK 99746
    (907)829-2405
    84.5 PK-12 74
  • Selawik Davis-ramoth School
    Grades: PK-12 | 267 students
    87.9 miles
    2600 Musk Ox Pkwy
    Selawik, AK 99770
    (907)484-2142
    87.9 PK-12 267
  • Hughes Johnny Oldman School
    Grades: PK-12 | 17 students
    93.7 miles
    Moose Loop 4
    Hughes, AK 99745
    (907)889-2204
    93.7 PK-12 17

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