Mentasta Lake School

6 Mile Main Village Rd
Tok, AK 99780
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Mentasta Lake School serves 34 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤20% (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 ≤20% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 44%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the Alaska state level of 14:1.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 34 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in AK
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤20% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≤20% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AK Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Mentasta Lake School's student population of 34 students has grown by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 4 teachers has grown by 100% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
34 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
4 teachers
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School Rankings

Mentasta Lake 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 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AK)
Overall Testing Rank
#315 out of 443 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤20%
36%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤20%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
14:1
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American Indian
100%
22%
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Asian
n/a
5%
Hispanic
n/a
8%
Black
n/a
2%
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White
n/a
47%
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Hawaiian
n/a
3%
Two or more races
n/a
13%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.00
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
97%
39%
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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 Mentasta Lake School's ranking?
Mentasta Lake School is ranked #315 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?
≤20% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% AK state average), while ≤20% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 44% AK state average).
How many students attend Mentasta Lake School?
34 students attend Mentasta Lake School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
100% of Mentasta Lake School students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Mentasta Lake School?
Mentasta Lake School has a student ration of 9:1, which is lower than the Alaska state average of 14:1.
What grades does Mentasta Lake School offer ?
Mentasta Lake School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Mentasta Lake School part of?
Mentasta Lake School is part of Alaska Gateway School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 34 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤20% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≤20% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AK Dept. of Education

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