Shungnak School

  • Shungnak School serves 73 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 11-19% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 40%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≤10% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Shungnak 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the Alaska state level of 17:1.

Top Placements

Shungnak School places among the top 20% of public schools in Alaska for:

School Overview

  • Shungnak School's student population of 73 students has declined by 22% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 9 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Total Students73 students
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Total Classroom Teachers9 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Shungnak School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 466 schools in Alaska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 8:1 has decreased from 12:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Shungnak School is 0.02, 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#398 out of 466 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)11-19%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≤10%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio8:117:1
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American Indian
99%
23%
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Asian
n/a
6%
Hispanic
n/a
7%
Black
n/a
3%
White
n/a
47%
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Two or more races
1%
11%
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Diversity Score0.020.71
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Graduation Rate≥50%
77%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNorthwest Arctic Borough 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 Shungnak School is Kobuk School (7.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Kobuk Kobuk School
    Grades: PK-12 | 41 students
    7.6 miles
    101 Mushers Way
    Kobuk, AK 99751
    (907)948-2231
    7.6 PK-12 41
  • Ambler Ambler School
    Grades: PK-12 | 70 students
    23.3 miles
    109 Ambler Dr
    Ambler, AK 99786
    (907)445-2154
    23.3 PK-12 70
  • Selawik Davis-ramoth School
    Grades: PK-12 | 267 students
    80.3 miles
    2600 Musk Ox Pkwy
    Selawik, AK 99770
    (907)484-2142
    80.3 PK-12 267
  • Huslia Jimmy Huntington School
    Grades: PK-12 | 74 students
    84.8 miles
    Huslia School Blvd
    Huslia, AK 99746
    (907)829-2405
    84.8 PK-12 74
  • Kiana Kiana School
    Grades: PK-12 | 132 students
    88.9 miles
    190 Casanoff St
    Kiana, AK 99749
    (907)475-2115
    88.9 PK-12 132

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