Shishmaref School

  • Shishmaref School serves 195 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 6-9% (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 6-9% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Alaska state level of 17:1.

School Overview

  • Shishmaref School's student population of 195 students has declined by 14% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 18 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Total Students195 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Shishmaref School
Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Shishmaref School's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Shishmaref School is 0.00, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.36. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AK)
Overall School Rank--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)6-9%
35%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)6-9%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Shishmaref School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Alaska by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio11:117:1
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American Indian
100%
23%
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White
n/a
47%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Shishmaref School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AK.
Diversity Scoren/a0.36
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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 Shishmaref School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alaska by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBering Strait School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education

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