Tanacross School

100 Main St
Tanacross, AK 99776
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Tanacross School serves 13 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Tanacross School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Alaska for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is <50% (which is higher than the Alaska state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is <50% (which is higher than the Alaska state average of 44%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Alaska state level of 14:1.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 13 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in AK
  • Math Proficiency
    : <50% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : <50% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AK Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Tanacross School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Alaska for:

School Overview

Tanacross School's student population of 13 students has declined by 23% over five school years.
The teacher population of 1 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students
13 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
1 teacher
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School Rankings

Tanacross School is ranked within the top 20% of all 443 schools in Alaska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Tanacross 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AK)
Overall Testing Rank
#81 out of 443 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
<50%
36%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
<50%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
14:1
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American Indian
100%
22%
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Asian
n/a
5%
Hispanic
n/a
8%
Black
n/a
2%
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White
n/a
47%
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Hawaiian
n/a
3%
Two or more races
n/a
13%
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Diversity Score
0.00
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
92%
39%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
6%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AK Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Tanacross School's ranking?
Tanacross School is ranked #81 out of 443 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in Alaska.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
<50% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% AK state average), while <50% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 44% AK state average).
How many students attend Tanacross School?
13 students attend Tanacross School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
100% of Tanacross School students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Tanacross School?
Tanacross School has a student ration of 13:1, which is lower than the Alaska state average of 14:1.
What grades does Tanacross School offer ?
Tanacross School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-8
What school district is Tanacross School part of?
Tanacross School is part of Alaska Gateway School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 13 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : <50% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : <50% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AK Dept. of Education

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