Kotzebue Middle/High School

  • Kotzebue Middle/High School serves 323 students in grades 6-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-24% (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 25-29% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Kotzebue Middle/High 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 13:1 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% (majority American Indian).

Top Placements

Kotzebue Middle/High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Alaska for:

School Overview

  • Kotzebue Middle/High School's student population of 323 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has grown by 25% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Total Students323 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Kotzebue Middle/High 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 Kotzebue Middle/High School is 0.27, 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 Testing Rank#341 out of 466 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-24%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:117:1
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American Indian
85%
23%
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Asian
1%
6%
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Hispanic
n/a
7%
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Black
1%
3%
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White
8%
47%
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Hawaiian
n/a
3%
Two or more races
5%
11%
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Diversity Score0.270.71
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Graduation Rate
80-89%
77%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
1%
6%
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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

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Kotzebue June Nelson Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 397 students
    0.0 miles
    744 Third Ave
    Kotzebue, AK 99752
    (907) 442-1877
    0.0 PK-5 397
  • Kotzebue Nwabsd Home School
    Grades: K-12 | 42 students
    0.3 miles
    744 Third Ave
    Kotzebue, AK 99752
    (907) 442-1804
    0.3 K-12 42
  • Noorvik Aqqaluk High/noorvik Elementary School
    Grades: PK-12 | 197 students
    42.2 miles
    165 Fireweed Dr
    Noorvik, AK 99763
    (907) 636-2178
    42.2 PK-12 197
  • Noatak Napaaqtugmiut School
    Grades: PK-12 | 189 students
    47.8 miles
    #2 Airport Rd
    Noatak, AK 99761
    (907) 485-2153
    47.8 PK-12 189
  • Deering Deering School
    Grades: PK-12 | 41 students
    57.4 miles
    36 Main St
    Deering, AK 99736
    (907) 363-2121
    57.4 PK-12 41

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