Tikigaq School

  • Tikigaq School serves 254 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤5% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 40%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 6-9% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Tikigaq School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alaska for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Alaska state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is higher than the Alaska state average of 53% (majority American Indian).

School Overview

  • Tikigaq School's student population of 254 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 18 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Total Students254 students
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Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Tikigaq School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Tikigaq School is 0.20, 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#432 out of 466 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤5%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
6-9%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:117:1
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American Indian
89%
23%
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Asian
n/a
6%
Hispanic
n/a
7%
Black
1%
3%
White
2%
47%
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Hawaiian
n/a
3%
Two or more races
8%
11%
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Diversity Score0.200.71
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Graduation Rate
≥50%
77%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
65%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
12%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNorth Slope Borough School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Tikigaq School is Mcqueen School (71.9 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Kivalina Mcqueen School
    Grades: PK-12 | 155 students
    71.9 miles
    #6 Oceanside Expressway
    Kivalina, AK 99750
    (907) 645-2125
    71.9 PK-12 155
  • Noatak Napaaqtugmiut School
    Grades: PK-12 | 189 students
    112.1 miles
    #2 Airport Rd
    Noatak, AK 99761
    (907) 485-2153
    112.1 PK-12 189
  • Point Lay Kali School
    Grades: PK-12 | 108 students
    133.8 miles
    1029 Qasigialik St
    Point Lay, AK 99759
    (907) 833-2311
    133.8 PK-12 108
  • Kotzebue Nwabsd Home School
    Grades: K-12 | 42 students
    148.5 miles
    744 Third Ave
    Kotzebue, AK 99752
    (907) 442-1804
    148.5 K-12 42
  • Kotzebue June Nelson Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 397 students
    148.7 miles
    744 Third Ave
    Kotzebue, AK 99752
    (907) 442-1877
    148.7 PK-5 397

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