Tanalian School serves 45 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
Tanalian School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Alaska for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60-79% (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 60-79% (which is higher than the Alaska state average of 44%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the Alaska state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is lower than the Alaska state average of 53% (majority American Indian).
- Grades: Prekindergarten-12
- Enrollment: 45 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 8:1
- Minority Enrollment: 36%
- Graduation Rate: ≥50% (Top 50% in AK)
- Overall Testing Rank: Top 5%
- Math Proficiency: 60-79% (Top 5%)
- Reading Proficiency: 60-79% (Top 5%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AK Dept. of Education
Tanalian School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Alaska for:
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Tanalian School's student population of 45 students has declined by 29% over five school years.
The teacher population of 6 teachers has declined by 14% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Tanalian School is ranked within the top 5% 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 Tanalian School is 0.54, 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
State Level (AK)
Overall Testing Rank
#11 out of 443 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
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 Tanalian School's ranking?
Tanalian School is ranked #11 out of 443 schools, which ranks it among the top 5% of public schools in Alaska.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
60-79% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% AK state average), while 60-79% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 44% AK state average).
What is the graduation rate of Tanalian School?
The graduation rate of Tanalian School is 50%, which is lower than the Alaska state average of 77%.
How many students attend Tanalian School?
45 students attend Tanalian School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
64% of Tanalian School students are White, 18% of students are Two or more races, 16% of students are American Indian, and 2% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Tanalian School?
Tanalian School has a student ration of 8:1, which is lower than the Alaska state average of 14:1.
What grades does Tanalian School offer ?
Tanalian School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-12
What school district is Tanalian School part of?
Tanalian School is part of Lake And Peninsula Borough School District.
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