Mentasta Lake School

6 Mile Main Village Rd
Tok, AK 99780
Rank
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Mentasta Lake School serves 31 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
Mentasta Lake School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alaska for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤20% (which is lower 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 10:1 is lower than the Alaska state level of 17:1.

Top Placements

Mentasta Lake School places among the top 20% of public schools in Alaska for:

School Overview

Mentasta Lake School's student population of 31 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 3 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Total Students31 students
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Total Classroom Teachers3 teachers
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School Comparison

Mentasta Lake 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 Mentasta Lake School is 0.00, 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
#352 out of 466 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤20%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤20%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio10:117:1
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American Indian
100%
23%
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Asian
n/a
6%
Hispanic
n/a
7%
Black
n/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Mentasta Lake School and the percentage of Black public school students in Alaska by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
n/a
47%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Mentasta Lake School and the percentage of White public school students in Alaska by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
3%
Two or more races
n/a
11%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Mentasta Lake School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AK.
Diversity Score
0.000.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Mentasta Lake School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Alaska by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAlaska Gateway School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Mentasta Lake School is Slana School (16.4 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Gakona Slana School Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-12 | 16 students
    16.4 miles
    Mile 4 Nabesna Rd
    Gakona, AK 99586
    (907) 822-5868
    16.4 PK-12 16
  • Tanacross Tanacross School Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-8 | 12 students
    34.4 miles
    100 Main St
    Tanacross, AK 99776
    (907) 883-4391
    34.4 K-8 12
  • Tok Alaska Reach Academy
    Grades: PK-12 | 46 students
    37.4 miles
    249 Jon Summar Way
    Tok, AK 99780
    (907) 883-2591
    37.4 PK-12 46
  • Tok Tok School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-12 | 204 students
    37.4 miles
    249 Jon Summar Way
    Tok, AK 99780
    (907) 883-5161
    37.4 PK-12 204
  • Tok Tetlin School Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-12 | 23 students
    42.4 miles
    100 Main St
    Tok, AK 99780
    (907) 324-2104
    42.4 PK-12 23

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