Mendenhall River Community School

9001 Mendenhall Loop Rd
Juneau, AK 99801
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
6/
10
Top 50%
Mendenhall River Community School serves 355 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Mendenhall River Community School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Alaska for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45-49% (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 40-44% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Alaska state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority American Indian and Hispanic), which is equal to the Alaska state average of 53% (majority American Indian).

Top Placements

Mendenhall River Community School places among the top 20% of public schools in Alaska for:

School Overview

Mendenhall River Community School's student population of 355 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students355 students
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Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Comparison

Mendenhall River Community School is ranked within the top 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 Mendenhall River Community School is 0.70, 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AK)
Overall Testing Rank
#216 out of 466 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:117:1
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American Indian
11%
23%
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Asian
4%
6%
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Hispanic
9%
7%
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Black
n/a
3%
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White
47%
47%
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Hawaiian
4%
3%
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Two or more races
25%
11%
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Diversity Score
0.700.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
21%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJuneau Borough School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Mendenhall River Community School is Thunder Mountain High School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Floyd Dryden Middle School (0.8 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Juneau Floyd Dryden Middle School Math: 35% | Reading: 49%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 444 students
    0.8 miles
    3800 Mendenhall Loop Rd
    Juneau, AK 99801
    (907) 463-1850
    0.8 6-8 444
  • Juneau Glacier Valley Elementary School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 368 students
    1.3 miles
    3400 Tongass Blvd
    Juneau, AK 99801
    (907) 780-1400
    1.3 PK-5 368
  • Juneau Thunder Mountain High School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 701 students
    1.5 miles
    3101 Dimond Park Loop
    Juneau, AK 99801
    (907) 780-1900
    1.5 9-12 701
  • Juneau Riverbend Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 312 students
    1.8 miles
    2901 Riverside Dr
    Juneau, AK 99801
    (907) 796-5700
    1.8 PK-5 312
  • Juneau Auke Bay Elementary School Math: 53% | Reading: 61%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-5 | 393 students
    2.7 miles
    11880 Glacier Hwy
    Juneau, AK 99801
    (907) 796-5275
    2.7 PK-5 393

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