#6 West River Rd
Shungnak, AK 99773
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Shungnak School serves 76 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤10% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 39%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≤10% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 42%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the Alaska state level of 13:1.

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Students: 76 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥50% (Top 1% in AK)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤10% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≤10% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AK Dept. of Education

School Overview

Shungnak School's student population of 76 students has declined by 15% over five school years.
The teacher population of 6 teachers has declined by 33% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
76 students
This chart display total students of Shungnak School by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Gender %
This chart display gender of Shungnak School
Total Classroom Teachers
6 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Shungnak School by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Students by Grade
This chart display the students of Shungnak School by grade.

School Rankings

Shungnak School is ranked within the bottom 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 Shungnak School is 0.00, 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AK)
Overall Testing Rank
#401 out of 461 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Shungnak School, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤10%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Shungnak School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Alaska by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤10%
42%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Shungnak 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 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
13:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Shungnak School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Alaska by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
American Indian
100%
22%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Shungnak School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Alaska by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Asian
n/a
5%
Hispanic
n/a
7%
Black
n/a
3%
White
n/a
47%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Shungnak School and the percentage of White public school students in Alaska by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
3%
Two or more races
n/a
13%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Shungnak School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Alaska by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Shungnak School.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AK.
Diversity Score
0.00
This chart display the diversity score of Shungnak School and the public school average diversity score of Alaska by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Graduation Rate
(17-18)
≥50%
77%
This chart display graduation rate of Shungnak School and public school graduation rate of Alaska by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Shungnak School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Alaska by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
10%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Shungnak 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.
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AK Dept. of Education

School Reviews

Review Shungnak School. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
Rate this school:

Recent Articles

Teaching: Using Virtual Reality
Teaching: Using Virtual Reality
Virtual Reality can enhance your lessons safely and efficiently. Virtual reality allows your students to explore worlds they might not otherwise see. We offer some suggestions on how to use VR in your classrooom.
Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps or JROTC
Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps or JROTC
JROTC offers valuable lessons in leadership, character-building and citizenship. Here's a look at the various JROTC programs out there together with a look at the pros and cons of the program.
Teaching: Contract Renewal
July 05, 2022
Teaching: Contract Renewal
Most teaching contracts are year-to-year, or longer if you're eligible. Here are some suggestions for safeguarding your employment.

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Students: 76 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥50% (Top 1%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤10% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≤10% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AK Dept. of Education

Quick Links