Tongass School Of Arts And Sciences Charter School

  • Tongass School Of Arts And Sciences Charter School serves 174 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 50-54% (which is higher than the Alaska state average of 35%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 40-44% (which is approximately equal to the Alaska state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is equal to the Alaska state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 54% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is higher than the Alaska state average of 53%.

School Overview

  • Tongass School Of Arts And Sciences Charter School's student population of 174 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 10 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2012)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students174 students
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Total Classroom Teachers10 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Tongass School Of Arts And Sciences Charter School's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Tongass School Of Arts And Sciences Charter School is 0.67, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.36. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AK)
Overall School Rank--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
35%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:117:1
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American Indian
34%
23%
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Asian
9%
6%
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Hispanic
2%
7%
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Black
1%
3%
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White
46%
47%
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Hawaiian
1%
3%
Two or more races
7%
11%
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Diversity Score0.670.36
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Eligible for Free Lunch
43%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameKetchikan Gateway Borough School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education

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