Port Lions School
Port Lions School serves 15 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
Port Lions 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 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 73% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is higher than the Alaska state average of 53% (majority American Indian).
- Grades: Kindergarten-12
- Students: 15 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 8:1
- Minority Enrollment: 73%
- Overall Testing Rank: Top 20% in AK
- Math Proficiency: <50% (Top 30%)
- Reading Proficiency: <50% (Top 30%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AK Dept. of Education
Port Lions School's student population of 15 students has grown by 25% over five school years.
The teacher population of 2 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
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Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Port Lions 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 Port Lions 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (AK)
Overall Testing Rank
#83 out of 461 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
National School Lunch Program
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AK Dept. of Education
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