123 Red Cove Rd
Sand Point, AK 99661
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Sand Point School serves 120 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
Sand Point School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Alaska for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-44% (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 35-39% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 42%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the Alaska state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 89% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is higher than the Alaska state average of 53% (majority American Indian).

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School Overview

Sand Point School's student population of 120 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 13 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
120 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
13 teachers
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School Rankings

Sand Point School is ranked within the top 50% 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 Sand Point School is 0.54, 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
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State Level (AK)
Overall Testing Rank
#227 out of 461 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
15:1
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American Indian
66%
23%
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Asian
9%
6%
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Hispanic
2%
7%
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Black
n/a
3%
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White
11%
47%
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Hawaiian
8%
3%
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Two or more races
4%
11%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.54
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Graduation Rate
(17-18)
≥50%
77%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
58%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
7%
6%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Students: 120 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 89%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥50% (Top 1% in AK)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.54 (Top 50%)

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