1st & Hilltop
Ruby, AK 99768
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Merreline A Kangas School serves 33 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 21-39% (which is approximately equal to the Alaska state average of 39%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≤20% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 42%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Alaska state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is higher than the Alaska state average of 53% (majority American Indian).

School Overview

Merreline A Kangas School's student population of 33 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 3 teachers has declined by 25% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
33 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
3 teachers
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School Rankings

Merreline A Kangas School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 461 schools in Alaska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Merreline A Kangas School is 0.11, 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AK)
Overall Testing Rank
#313 out of 461 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
21-39%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤20%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
13:1
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American Indian
94%
22%
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Asian
n/a
5%
Hispanic
n/a
7%
Black
n/a
3%
White
6%
47%
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Hawaiian
n/a
3%
Two or more races
n/a
13%
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Diversity Score
0.11
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
91%
39%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
5%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Students: 33 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 94%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in AK
  • Math Proficiency
    : 21-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≤20% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.11

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