Mclaughlin Secondary School

2600 Providence Dr
Anchorage, AK 99508
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Mclaughlin Secondary School serves 57 students in grades 6-12.
Mclaughlin Secondary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Alaska for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is <50% (which is higher than the Alaska state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is <50% (which is higher than the Alaska state average of 44%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 4:1 is lower than the Alaska state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 75% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is higher than the Alaska state average of 53% (majority American Indian).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Alternative school
  • Grades: 6-12
  • Enrollment: 57 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 4:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 75%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 40-59% (Btm 50% in AK)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : <50% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : <50% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AK Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Mclaughlin Secondary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Alaska for:

School Overview

Mclaughlin Secondary School's student population of 57 students has declined by 31% over five school years.
The teacher population of 14 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
57 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
14 teachers
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School Rankings

Mclaughlin Secondary School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Mclaughlin Secondary School is 0.80, which is more 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AK)
Overall Testing Rank
#81 out of 443 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
<50%
36%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
<50%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
4:1
14:1
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American Indian
30%
22%
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Asian
5%
5%
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Hispanic
12%
8%
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Black
9%
2%
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White
25%
47%
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Hawaiian
3%
3%
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Two or more races
16%
13%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.80
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Graduation Rate
40-59%
77%
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Eligible for Free Lunch (93-94)
95%
15%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AK Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Mclaughlin Secondary School's ranking?
Mclaughlin Secondary School is ranked #81 out of 443 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in Alaska.
What schools are Mclaughlin Secondary School often compared to?
Mclaughlin Secondary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Highland Charter, Mirror Lake Middle School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
<50% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% AK state average), while <50% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 44% AK state average).
What is the graduation rate of Mclaughlin Secondary School?
The graduation rate of Mclaughlin Secondary School is 40-59%, which is lower than the Alaska state average of 77%.
How many students attend Mclaughlin Secondary School?
57 students attend Mclaughlin Secondary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
30% of Mclaughlin Secondary School students are American Indian, 25% of students are White, 16% of students are Two or more races, 12% of students are Hispanic, 9% of students are Black, 5% of students are Asian, and 3% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Mclaughlin Secondary School?
Mclaughlin Secondary School has a student ration of 4:1, which is lower than the Alaska state average of 14:1.
What grades does Mclaughlin Secondary School offer ?
Mclaughlin Secondary School offers enrollment in grades 6-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Mclaughlin Secondary School part of?
Mclaughlin Secondary School is part of Anchorage School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Alternative school
  • Grades: 6-12
  • Enrollment: 57 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 4:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 75%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 40-59% (Btm 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : <50% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : <50% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AK Dept. of Education

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