Marathon School

  • Marathon School serves 10 students in grades 7-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is <50% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 71%) for the 2009-10 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is ≥50% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 81%) for the 2009-10 school year.
  • Marathon 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 2009-10 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Alaska state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is lower than the Alaska state average of 53%.

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School Overview

  • Marathon School's student population of 10 students has grown by 11% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 1 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students10 students
This chart display total students of Marathon School by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Gender %This chart display gender of Marathon School
Total Classroom Teachers1 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Marathon School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 470 schools in Alaska (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2009-10 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has increased from 9:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Marathon School is 0.55, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AK)
Overall School Rank--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (09-10)<50%
71%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient) (09-10)≥50%
81%
Student : Teacher Ratio10:117:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Marathon School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Alaska by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
American Indian
30%
23%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Marathon School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Alaska by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
10%
7%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Marathon School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Alaska by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
60%
47%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Marathon School and the percentage of White public school students in Alaska by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Marathon School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AK.
Diversity Score0.550.71
This chart display the diversity score of Marathon School and the public school average diversity score of Alaska by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunchn/a
40%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Marathon School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Alaska by year, with the latest 2006-07 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Marathon School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alaska by year, with the latest 2006-07 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameKenai Peninsula Borough School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education

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