School Rd
Port Heiden, AK 99549
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Meshik School serves 27 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
Meshik School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Alaska for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is <50% (which is higher than the Alaska state average of 39%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is <50% (which is higher than the Alaska state average of 42%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the Alaska state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is higher than the Alaska state average of 53% (majority American Indian).

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Meshik School's student population of 27 students has grown by 50% over five school years.
The teacher population of 3 teachers has declined by 25% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12
Total Students
27 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
3 teachers
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School Rankings

Meshik School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Meshik School is 0.08, 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 Data
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State Level (AK)
Overall Testing Rank
#83 out of 461 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
<50%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
<50%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
15:1
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American Indian
96%
23%
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Asian
n/a
6%
Hispanic
n/a
7%
Black
n/a
3%
White
4%
47%
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Hawaiian
n/a
3%
Two or more races
n/a
11%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.08
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Eligible for Free Lunch
67%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
15%
5%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Students: 27 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 96%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in AK
  • Math Proficiency
    : <50% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : <50% (Top 30%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.08 (Btm 50%)

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