Merreline A Kangas School

1st & Hilltop
Ruby, AK 99768
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Merreline A Kangas School serves 31 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
Merreline A Kangas 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 21-39% (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 21-39% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the Alaska state level of 15:1.

Top Placements

Merreline A Kangas School places among the top 20% of public schools in Alaska for:

School Overview

Merreline A Kangas School's student population of 31 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 4 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Total Students31 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Merreline A Kangas School
Total Classroom Teachers4 teachers
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School Comparison

Merreline A Kangas 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 Merreline A Kangas 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
#301 out of 466 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
21-39%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
21-39%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio8:115:1
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American Indian
100%
23%
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Asian
n/a
6%
Hispanic
n/a
7%
Black
n/a
3%
White
n/a
47%
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Hawaiian
n/a
3%
Two or more races
n/a
11%
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Diversity Score
0.000.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
97%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
5%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Merreline A Kangas School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alaska by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameYukon-Koyukuk School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Merreline A Kangas School is Galena Interior Learning Academy (Gila) (41.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Sidney C. Huntington Jr/sr High School (41.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Sidney C. Huntington Elementary School (41.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Galena Galena Interior Learning Academy (Gila) Math: ≤10% | Reading: 11-19%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 237 students
    41.0 miles
    359 Challenger
    Galena, AK 99741
    (907) 656-2053
    41 9-12 237
  • Galena Sidney C. Huntington Elementary School Math: ≤20% | Reading: 40-59%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 55 students
    41.0 miles
    299 Antoski Ave
    Galena, AK 99741
    (907) 656-1205
    41 PK-6 55
  • Galena Sidney C. Huntington Jr/sr High School Math: 21-39% | Reading: 40-59%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-12 | 41 students
    41.0 miles
    299 Antoski Ave
    Galena, AK 99741
    (907) 656-1205
    41 7-12 41
  • Koyukuk Ella B. Vernetti School Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-8 | 12 students
    66.1 miles
    100 Main St
    Koyukuk, AK 99754
    (907) 927-2212
    66.1 PK-8 12
  • Huslia Jimmy Huntington School Math: 11-19% | Reading: 20-29%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-12 | 74 students
    71.3 miles
    Huslia School Blvd
    Huslia, AK 99746
    (907) 829-2405
    71.3 PK-12 74

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