1010 Sandy Beach Rd
Thorne Bay, AK 99919
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Thorne Bay School serves 80 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
Thorne Bay School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alaska for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-29% (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 40-49% (which is approximately equal to the Alaska state average of 42%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Alaska state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority American Indian and Hispanic), which is lower than the Alaska state average of 53% (majority American Indian).

School Overview

Thorne Bay School's student population of 80 students has grown by 12% over five school years.
The teacher population of 7 teachers has grown by 16% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12
Total Students
80 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
7 teachers
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School Rankings

Thorne Bay 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 Thorne Bay School is 0.33, 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 Data
This School
State Level (AK)
Overall Testing Rank
#260 out of 461 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-29%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-49%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
15:1
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American Indian
5%
23%
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Asian
n/a
6%
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Hispanic
4%
7%
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Black
1%
3%
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White
81%
47%
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Hawaiian
n/a
3%
Two or more races
9%
11%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.33
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Graduation Rate
≥50%
79%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
44%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
14%
4%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Students: 80 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 19%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥50% (Top 50% in AK)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 20-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40-49% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.33 (Btm 50%)

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