Newhalen School

  • Newhalen School serves 67 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 21-39% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Newhalen 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the Alaska state level of 17:1.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Newhalen School's student population of 67 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 8 teachers has grown by 14% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Total Students67 students
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Total Classroom Teachers8 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Newhalen School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 8:1 has decreased from 9:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Newhalen School is 0.10, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. 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)#307 out of 465 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤20%
35%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)21-39%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio8:117:1
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American Indian
95%
23%
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Hispanic
n/a
7%
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White
n/a
47%
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Two or more races
5%
11%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Newhalen School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AK.
Diversity Score0.100.70
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Graduation Rate≥50%
78%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
4%
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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 Newhalen School is Kokhanok School (0.0 miles away)
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