128 Powell Ave
Kodiak, AK 99615
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Main Elementary School serves 181 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Main Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alaska for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (which is approximately equal to 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 10:1 is lower than the Alaska state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 86% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the Alaska state average of 53% (majority American Indian and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 181 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 86%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in AK
  • Math Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AK Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Main Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Alaska for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Main Elementary School's student population of 181 students has declined by 19% over five school years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has grown by 38% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
181 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
18 teachers
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School Rankings

Main Elementary 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 Main Elementary School is 0.58, 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
#281 out of 443 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
36%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
15-19%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
13:1
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American Indian
14%
22%
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Asian
62%
5%
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Hispanic
3%
7%
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Black
2%
3%
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White
14%
47%
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Hawaiian
2%
3%
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Two or more races
3%
13%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.58
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
67%
39%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
25%
4%
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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 is Main Elementary School's ranking?

Main Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Alaska for: Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 20%).

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

35-39% 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).

How many students attend Main Elementary School?

181 students attend Main Elementary School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

62% of Main Elementary School students are Asian, 14% of students are American Indian, 14% of students are White, 3% of students are Hispanic, 3% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are Black, and 2% of students are Hawaiian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Main Elementary School?

Main Elementary School has a student ration of 10:1, which is lower than the Alaska state average of 13:1.

What grades does Main Elementary School offer ?

Main Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).

What school district is Main Elementary School part of?

Main Elementary School is part of Kodiak Island Borough School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 181 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 86%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AK Dept. of Education

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