Mendenhall River Community School

  • Mendenhall River Community School serves 355 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-44% (which is higher than the Alaska state average of 35%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-44% (which is approximately equal to the Alaska state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • 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 top 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Alaska state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 52% of the student body (majority American Indian and Hispanic), which is lower than the Alaska state average of 53%.

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 465 schools in Alaska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Mendenhall River Community School is 0.69, 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 School Rank (16-17)#183 out of 465 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
41%
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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
48%
47%
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Hawaiian
3%
3%
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Two or more races
25%
11%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Mendenhall River Community School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AK.
Diversity Score0.690.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
20%
40%
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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

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