Shishmaref School places among the top 20% of public schools in Alaska for:
- Category Attribute
- Percent Eligible For Free Lunch Largest percent of students eligible for free lunch (Top 1%)
- Shishmaref School's student population of 200 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
- The teacher population of 18 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
|Grades Offered||Grades Prekindergarten-12|
|Total Students||200 students|
|Total Classroom Teachers||18 teachers|
|Students by Grade|
- Shishmaref 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 11:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five school years.
|Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data||This School||State Level (AK)|
|Overall School Rank (16-17)||#420 out of 465 schools|
|Math Test Scores (% Proficient)||6-9%|
|Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)||6-9%|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||11:1||17:1|
|All Ethnic Groups|
|Eligible for Free Lunch|
|Eligible for Reduced Lunch||n/a|
|School Statewide Testing||View Education Department Test Scores|
|School District Name||Bering Strait School District|
Nearby Public Schools
- The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Shishmaref School is Brevig Mission School (57.2 miles away)
- School Location Miles Grades Students
- Teller James C. Isabell School Grades: PK-12 | 84 students
Teller, AK 99778
(907)642-3041 60.1 PK-12 84
- Deering Deering School Grades: PK-12 | 41 students
36 Main St
Deering, AK 99736
(907)363-2121 76.7 PK-12 41
- Wales Wales School Grades: PK-12 | 49 students
490 Main St
Wales, AK 99783
(907)664-3021 79.4 PK-12 49
- Kotzebue June Nelson Elementary School Grades: PK-5 | 397 students
744 Third Ave
Kotzebue, AK 99752
(907)442-1877 99.2 PK-5 397
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