Mat-su Youth Facility

  • Mat-su Youth Facility serves 11 students in grades 6-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is <50% (which is higher than the Alaska state average of 34%) for the 2014-15 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is <50% (which is higher than the Alaska state average of 38%) for the 2014-15 school year.
  • Mat-su Youth Facility placed in the top 20% of all schools in Alaska for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2014-15 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Alaska state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is lower than the Alaska state average of 53%.

Top Placements

Mat-su Youth Facility places among the top 20% of public schools in Alaska for:

School Overview

  • Mat-su Youth Facility's student population of 11 students has declined by 15% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 1 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Total Students11 students
This chart display total students of Mat-su Youth Facility by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Gender %This chart display gender of Mat-su Youth Facility
Total Classroom Teachers1 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Mat-su Youth Facility by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Mat-su Youth Facility by grade.

School Comparison

  • Mat-su Youth Facility is ranked within the top 20% of all 466 schools in Alaska (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2014-15 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Mat-su Youth Facility is 0.57, 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)<50%
34%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Mat-su Youth Facility and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Alaska by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Mat-su Youth Facility and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Alaska by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio11:117:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Mat-su Youth Facility and the public school average student teacher ratio of Alaska by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
American Indian
36%
23%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Mat-su Youth Facility and percentage of American Indian public school students in Alaska by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Asian
9%
6%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Mat-su Youth Facility and the percentage of Asian public school students in Alaska by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
n/a
7%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Mat-su Youth Facility and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Alaska by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Black
n/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Mat-su Youth Facility and the percentage of Black public school students in Alaska by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
55%
47%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Mat-su Youth Facility 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 Mat-su Youth Facility.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AK.
Diversity Score0.570.71
This chart display the diversity score of Mat-su Youth Facility and the public school average diversity score of Alaska by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate<50%
78%
Eligible for Free Lunchn/a
40%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Mat-su Youth Facility 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 Mat-su Youth Facility 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 NameMatanuska-Susitna Borough School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education

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