Mendenhall River Community School

9001 Mendenhall Loop Rd
Juneau, AK 99801
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Mendenhall River Community School serves 317 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Mendenhall River Community School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alaska for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 44%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Alaska state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 58% 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: Online School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 317 students
  • State Accredited: No
  • Live Instruction: No
  • Rolling Enrollment: No
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 58%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in AK
  • Math Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AK Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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Attribute

School Overview

Mendenhall River Community School's student population of 317 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
317 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
24 teachers
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State Accredited Program
No
Personalized Content
No
Live Instruction
No
Rolling Enrollment
No
Flexible Class Schedule
No
Accelerated Offerings
No
Classes for Credit/Part Time Options
No
Dedicated College Counselor
No
Tutoring/Mentoring
No
Community Clubs/Activities Offered
No

School Rankings

Mendenhall River Community School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Mendenhall River Community School is 0.72, 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
#243 out of 443 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
36%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
14:1
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American Indian
13%
22%
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Asian
2%
5%
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Hispanic
9%
8%
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Black
n/a
2%
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White
42%
47%
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Hawaiian
6%
3%
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Two or more races
28%
13%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.72
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
25%
39%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
4%
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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 Mendenhall River Community School's ranking?
Mendenhall River Community School is ranked #243 out of 443 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Alaska.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
30-34% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% AK state average), while 30-34% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 44% AK state average).
How many students attend Mendenhall River Community School?
317 students attend Mendenhall River Community School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
42% of Mendenhall River Community School students are White, 28% of students are Two or more races, 13% of students are American Indian, 9% of students are Hispanic, 6% of students are Hawaiian, and 2% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Mendenhall River Community School?
Mendenhall River Community School has a student ration of 13:1, which is lower than the Alaska state average of 14:1.
What grades does Mendenhall River Community School offer ?
Mendenhall River Community School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Mendenhall River Community School part of?
Mendenhall River Community School is part of Juneau Borough School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Online School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 317 students
  • State Accredited: No
  • Live Instruction: No
  • Rolling Enrollment: No
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 58%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AK Dept. of Education

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