Mentasta Lake School

  • Mentasta Lake School serves 35 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is ≤20% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 35%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is ≤20% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Alaska state level of 17:1.

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School Overview

  • Mentasta Lake School's student population of 35 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 Students35 students
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Total Classroom Teachers3 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Mentasta Lake School's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Mentasta Lake School is 0.10, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.36. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AK)
Overall School Rank--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤20%
35%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≤20%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Mentasta Lake School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Alaska by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio12:117:1
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American Indian
95%
23%
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Black
5%
3%
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White
n/a
47%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis 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 Score0.100.36
This chart display the diversity score of Mentasta Lake School and the public school average diversity score of Alaska by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
94%
40%
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 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAlaska Gateway School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school to Mentasta Lake School is Slana School (16.4 miles away)
  • The nearest middle school is Slana School (16.4 miles away)
  • The nearest elementary school is Slana School (16.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Gakona Slana School
    Grades: PK-12 | 14 students
    16.4 miles
    Mile 4 Nabesna Rd
    Gakona, AK 99586
    (907)822-5868
    16.4 PK-12 14
  • Tanacross Tanacross School
    Grades: K-8 | 12 students
    34.4 miles
    100 Main Street
    Tanacross, AK 99776
    (907)883-4391
    34.4 K-8 12
  • Tok Alaska Reach Academy
    Grades: PK-12 | 60 students
    37.4 miles
    249 Jon Summar Way
    Tok, AK 99780
    (907)883-2591
    37.4 PK-12 60
  • Tok Tok School
    Grades: PK-12 | 168 students
    37.4 miles
    249 Jon Summar Way
    Tok, AK 99780
    (907)883-5161
    37.4 PK-12 168
  • Tok Tetlin School
    Grades: PK-12 | 26 students
    42.4 miles
    100 Main Street
    Tok, AK 99780
    (907)324-2104
    42.4 PK-12 26

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