Pelican School

14 Chum Way
Pelican, AK 99832
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Pelican School serves 8 students in grades Kindergarten-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.
The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the Alaska state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is lower than the Alaska state average of 53% (majority American Indian).

Top Placements

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School Overview

Pelican School's student population of 8 students has declined by 42% over five school years.
The teacher population of 1 teachers has declined by 50% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Total Students8 students
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Total Classroom Teachers1 teachers
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School Comparison

The diversity score of Pelican School is 0.41, 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)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
<50%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
≥50%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio8:117:1
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American Indian
13%
23%
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Asian
n/a
6%
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Hispanic
n/a
7%
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Black
n/a
3%
White
75%
47%
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Hawaiian
n/a
3%
Two or more races
12%
11%
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Diversity Score
0.410.71
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePelican City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Pelican School is Hoonah Jr/sr High School (30.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Hoonah Elementary School (30.4 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Hoonah Hoonah Elementary School Math: 40-59% | Reading: 21-39%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 60 students
    30.4 miles
    366 Garteeni Hwy
    Hoonah, AK 99829
    (907) 945-3613
    30.4 PK-5 60
  • Hoonah Hoonah Jr/sr High School Math: 11-19% | Reading: 21-39%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-12 | 58 students
    30.4 miles
    366 Garteeni Hwy
    Hoonah, AK 99829
    (907) 945-3613
    30.4 6-12 58
  • Gustavus Gustavus School Math: 60-69% | Reading: 70-79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: K-12 | 74 students
    36.0 miles
    12 Gustavus Rd
    Gustavus, AK 99826
    (907) 697-2248
    36 K-12 74
  • Juneau Auke Bay Elementary School Math: 53% | Reading: 61%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-5 | 393 students
    64.6 miles
    11880 Glacier Hwy
    Juneau, AK 99801
    (907) 796-5275
    64.6 PK-5 393
  • Juneau Riverbend Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 312 students
    66.2 miles
    2901 Riverside Dr
    Juneau, AK 99801
    (907) 796-5700
    66.2 PK-5 312

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