14 Chum Way
Pelican, AK 99832
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Pelican School serves 8 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
Pelican 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 8:1 is lower than the Alaska state level of 15:1.
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 Rankings

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

School Overview

Pelican School's student population of 8 students has declined by 20% over five school years.
The teacher population of 1 teachers has declined by 50% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
8 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
1 teacher
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School Rankings

Pelican 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 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 Data
This School
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
8:1
15:1
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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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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.41
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Students: 8 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 8:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 25%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in AK
  • Math Proficiency
    : <50% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : <50% (Top 30%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.41 (Top 50%)

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