Saint Mary's School

  • Saint Mary's School serves 194 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-24% (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 10-14% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Saint Mary's 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 14:1 is lower than the Alaska state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is higher than the Alaska state average of 53%.

Top Placements

Saint Mary's School places among the top 20% of public schools in Alaska for:

School Overview

  • Saint Mary's School's student population of 194 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 14 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Total Students194 students
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Total Classroom Teachers14 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Saint Mary's 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 14:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Saint Mary's School is 0.08, 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)#367 out of 465 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)20-24%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)10-14%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:117:1
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American Indian
96%
23%
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Asian
n/a
6%
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Black
n/a
3%
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White
1%
47%
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Two or more races
3%
11%
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Diversity Score0.080.71
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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%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Saint Mary's School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alaska by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSaint Mary's 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 Saint Mary's School is Pilot Station School (12.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Pilot Station Pilot Station School
    Grades: K-12 | 191 students
    12.4 miles
    5090 School Rd
    Pilot Station, AK 99650
    (907)549-3212
    12.4 K-12 191
  • Mountain Village Mountain Village School
    Grades: K-12 | 196 students
    17.8 miles
    100 High School Rd
    Mountain Village, AK 99632
    (907)591-2204
    17.8 K-12 196
  • Marshall Marshall School
    Grades: K-12 | 119 students
    62.5 miles
    89 School Rd
    Marshall, AK 99585
    (907)679-6112
    62.5 K-12 119
  • Russian Mission Russian Mission School
    Grades: K-12 | 125 students
    62.5 miles
    90 School Rd
    Russian Mission, AK 99657
    (907)584-5126
    62.5 K-12 125
  • Nunam Iqua Nunam Iqua School
    Grades: PK-12 | 64 students
    63.1 miles
    32 School Rd
    Nunam Iqua, AK 99666
    (907)498-4112
    63.1 PK-12 64

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