Mclaughlin Secondary School

  • Mclaughlin Secondary School serves 109 students in grades 6-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is ≤10% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 34%) for the 2014-15 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is ≤10% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 38%) for the 2014-15 school year.
  • Mclaughlin Secondary 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 2014-15 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the Alaska state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 73% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is higher than the Alaska state average of 52%.

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School Overview

  • Mclaughlin Secondary School's student population of 109 students has grown by 14% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 13 teachers has declined by 13% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Total Students109 students
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Total Classroom Teachers13 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Mclaughlin Secondary 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 2014-15 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 8:1 has increased from 6:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Mclaughlin Secondary School is 0.79, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.35. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AK)
Overall School Rankn/an/a
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤10%
34%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≤10%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio8:117:1
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American Indian
29%
23%
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Asian
n/a
6%
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Hispanic
11%
7%
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Black
15%
3%
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White
27%
48%
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Hawaiian
3%
3%
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Two or more races
15%
10%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Mclaughlin Secondary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AK.
Diversity Score0.790.35
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Graduation Rate30-39%
75%
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/a
39%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAnchorage School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education

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