Skagway School

1563 Main St
Skagway, AK 99840
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
10/
10
Top 1%
Skagway School serves 138 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
Skagway School placed in the top 1% of all schools in Alaska for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 1%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 80-84% (which is higher than the Alaska state average of 40%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 85-89% (which is higher than the Alaska state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Alaska state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is lower than the Alaska state average of 53% (majority American Indian).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Skagway School's student population of 138 students has grown by 27% over five school years.
The teacher population of 13 teachers has grown by 18% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Total Students138 students
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Total Classroom Teachers13 teachers
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School Comparison

Skagway School is ranked within the top 1% of all 466 schools in Alaska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Skagway School is 0.41, 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 Testing Rank
#2 out of 466 schools
(Top 1%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
80-84%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
85-89%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:115:1
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American Indian
4%
23%
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Asian
6%
6%
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Hispanic
4%
7%
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Black
1%
3%
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White
76%
47%
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Hawaiian
2%
3%
Two or more races
7%
11%
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Diversity Score
0.410.71
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Graduation Rate
≥50%
77%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
1%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSkagway School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Skagway School is Haines High School (16.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Haines Elementary School (16.9 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Haines Haines Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: K-8 | 176 students
    16.9 miles
    604 Haines Hwy
    Haines, AK 99827
    (907) 766-6700
    16.9 K-8 176
  • Haines Haines High School Math: 60-79% | Reading: 60-79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: 9-12 | 77 students
    16.9 miles
    604 Haines Hwy
    Haines, AK 99827
    (907) 766-6700
    16.9 9-12 77
  • Haines Haines Home School Math: <50% | Reading: ≥50%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-12 | 16 students
    16.9 miles
    604 Haines Hwy
    Haines, AK 99827
    (907) 766-6700
    16.9 K-12 16
  • Haines Klukwan School Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-12 | 20 students
    21.4 miles
    Mile 22 Haines Hwy
    Haines, AK 99827
    (907) 767-5551
    21.4 K-12 20
  • Gustavus Gustavus School Math: 60-69% | Reading: 70-79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: K-12 | 74 students
    74.8 miles
    12 Gustavus Rd
    Gustavus, AK 99826
    (907) 697-2248
    74.8 K-12 74

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