Mclaughlin Secondary School

Rank
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Mclaughlin Secondary School serves 76 students in grades 6-12.
Mclaughlin Secondary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alaska for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is <50% (which is higher than the Alaska state average of 40%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≤20% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 6:1 is lower than the Alaska state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 72% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is higher than the Alaska state average of 53% (majority American Indian).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Mclaughlin Secondary School's student population of 76 students has declined by 30% over five school years.
The teacher population of 13 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Total Students76 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 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Mclaughlin Secondary School is 0.77, 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AK)
Overall Testing Rank
#234 out of 466 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
<50%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤20%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio6:117:1
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American Indian
35%
23%
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Asian
1%
6%
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Hispanic
8%
7%
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Black
11%
3%
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White
28%
47%
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Hawaiian
5%
3%
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Two or more races
12%
11%
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Diversity Score
0.770.71
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Graduation Rate
≤20%
77%
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Eligible for Free Lunch (93-94)
95%
15%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAnchorage School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Mclaughlin Secondary School is King Career Center (0.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Wendler Middle School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Lake Otis Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Anchorage Lake Otis Elementary School Math: 26% | Reading: 21%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 435 students
    0.2 miles
    3331 Lake Otis Pkwy
    Anchorage, AK 99508
    (907) 742-7400
    0.2 PK-6 435
  • Anchorage Wendler Middle School Math: 19% | Reading: 38%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 449 students
    0.4 miles
    2905 Lake Otis Rkwy
    Anchorage, AK 99508
    (907) 742-7300
    0.4 7-8 449
  • Anchorage King Career Center Vocational School
    Grades: 10-12
    0.5 miles
    2650 E Northern Lights Blvd
    Anchorage, AK 99508
    (907) 742-8900
    0.5 10-12 n/a
  • Anchorage Rogers Park Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 66% | Reading: 63%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: PK-6 | 549 students
    0.8 miles
    1400 E Northern Lights Blvd
    Anchorage, AK 99508
    (907) 742-4800
    0.8 PK-6 549
  • Anchorage Tudor Elementary School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 345 students
    1.0 miles
    1666 Cache Dr
    Anchorage, AK 99507
    (907) 742-1050
    1 PK-6 345

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