Pelican School

  • 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.
  • Pelican 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 8:1 is lower than the Alaska state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is lower than the Alaska state average of 53%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Pelican School's student population of 8 students has declined by 38% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 1 teachers has stayed relatively flat 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

  • Pelican 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 8:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Pelican School is 0.40, 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)#58 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 Ratio8:117:1
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American Indian
12%
23%
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Asian
n/a
6%
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Hispanic
n/a
7%
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White
76%
47%
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Two or more races
12%
11%
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Diversity Score0.400.71
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/a
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
4%
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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

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