Slana School

Mile 4 Nabesna Rd
Gakona, AK 99586
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Slana School serves 15 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is <50% (which is higher than the Alaska state average of 39%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is <50% (which is higher than the Alaska state average of 42%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Alaska state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 73% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is higher than the Alaska state average of 53% (majority American Indian).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 15 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 73%
  • Math Proficiency
    : <50% (Top 1% in AK)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : <50% (Top 1%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AK Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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School Overview

Slana School's student population of 15 students has grown by 15% over five school years.
The teacher population of 1 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
15 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
1 teacher
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Slana School is 0.56, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AK)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
<50%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
<50%
42%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Slana 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
15:1
14:1
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American Indian
60%
22%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Slana School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Alaska by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Asian
n/a
5%
Hispanic
n/a
8%
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Black
n/a
2%
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White
27%
47%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Slana School and the percentage of White public school students in Alaska by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
3%
Two or more races
13%
13%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.56
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Eligible for Free Lunch
93%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Slana School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Alaska by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (07-08)
5%
7%
School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AK Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
<50% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 39% AK state average), while <50% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 42% AK state average).
How many students attend Slana School?
15 students attend Slana School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
60% of Slana School students are American Indian, 27% of students are White, and 13% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Slana School?
Slana School has a student ration of 15:1, which is higher than the Alaska state average of 14:1.
What grades does Slana School offer ?
Slana School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Slana School part of?
Slana School is part of Copper River School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 15 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 73%
  • Math Proficiency
    : <50% (Top 1%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : <50% (Top 1%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AK Dept. of Education

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