Meshik School

  • Meshik School serves 27 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is <50% (which is higher than the Alaska state average of 35%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is <50% (which is higher than the Alaska state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Meshik School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Alaska for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the Alaska state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is higher than the Alaska state average of 53%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Meshik School's student population of 27 students has grown by 35% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 3 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Total Students27 students
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Total Classroom Teachers3 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Meshik School is ranked within the top 20% of all 465 schools in Alaska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 9:1 has increased from 7:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Meshik School is 0.06, 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 School Rank (16-17)#75 out of 465 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio9:117:1
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American Indian
97%
23%
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White
3%
47%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Meshik School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AK.
Diversity Score0.060.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
66%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Meshik School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alaska by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLake And Peninsula Borough School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Meshik School is Chignik Lagoon School (44.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Chignik Lagoon Chignik Lagoon School
    Grades: PK-12 | 10 students
    44.5 miles
    School Rd
    Chignik Lagoon, AK 99565
    (907)840-2210
    44.5 PK-12 10
  • Chignik Chignik Bay School
    Grades: PK-12 | 13 students
    46.1 miles
    School Rd
    Chignik, AK 99564
    (907)749-2213
    46.1 PK-12 13
  • Chignik Lake Chignik Lake School
    Grades: PK-12 | 21 students
    48.3 miles
    School Rd
    Chignik Lake, AK 99548
    (907)845-2210
    48.3 PK-12 21
  • Pilot Point Pilot Point School
    Grades: PK-12 | 13 students
    57.6 miles
    School Rd
    Pilot Point, AK 99649
    (907)797-2210
    57.6 PK-12 13
  • Perryville Perryville School
    Grades: PK-12 | 22 students
    74.4 miles
    School Road
    Perryville, AK 99648
    (907)853-2210
    74.4 PK-12 22

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