744 Third Ave
Kotzebue, AK 99752
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Kotzebue Middle/high School serves 340 students in grades 6-12.
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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15-19% (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 15-19% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 44%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Alaska state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is higher than the Alaska state average of 53% (majority American Indian).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 6-12
  • Enrollment: 340 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 94%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥80% (Top 30% in AK)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AK Dept. of Education

School Overview

Kotzebue Middle/high School's student population of 340 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
340 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
21 teachers
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School Rankings

Kotzebue Middle/high 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 Kotzebue Middle/high School is 0.30, 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AK)
Overall Testing Rank
#358 out of 443 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
15-19%
36%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
15-19%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
13:1
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American Indian
83%
22%
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Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
1%
7%
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Black
1%
3%
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White
6%
47%
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Hawaiian
n/a
3%
Two or more races
8%
13%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.30
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Graduation Rate
≥80%
77%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
98%
39%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
1%
6%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AK Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

15-19% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% AK state average), while 15-19% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 44% AK state average).

What is the graduation rate of Kotzebue Middle/high School?

The graduation rate of Kotzebue Middle/high School is 80%, which is higher than the Alaska state average of 77%.

How many students attend Kotzebue Middle/high School?

340 students attend Kotzebue Middle/high School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

83% of Kotzebue Middle/high School students are American Indian, 8% of students are Two or more races, 6% of students are White, 1% of students are Asian, 1% of students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are Black.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Kotzebue Middle/high School?

Kotzebue Middle/high School has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the Alaska state average of 13:1.

What grades does Kotzebue Middle/high School offer ?

Kotzebue Middle/high School offers enrollment in grades 6-12 (offers virtual instruction).

What school district is Kotzebue Middle/high School part of?

Kotzebue Middle/high School is part of Northwest Arctic Borough School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 6-12
  • Enrollment: 340 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 94%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥80% (Top 30%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AK Dept. of Education

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