Tongass School Of Arts And Sciences Charter School

Tongass School Of Arts And Sciences Charter School serves 179 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Tongass School Of Arts And Sciences Charter School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Alaska for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60-64% (which is higher than the Alaska state average of 40%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45-49% (which is approximately equal to the Alaska state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Alaska state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is higher than the Alaska state average of 53% (majority American Indian).

Top Placements

Tongass School Of Arts And Sciences Charter School places among the top 20% of public schools in Alaska for:

School Overview

Tongass School Of Arts And Sciences Charter School's student population of 179 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 11 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Awards Blue Ribbon School (2012)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students179 students
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Total Classroom Teachers11 teachers
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School Comparison

Tongass School Of Arts And Sciences Charter School is ranked within the top 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 Tongass School Of Arts And Sciences Charter School is 0.68, 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
#155 out of 466 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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American Indian
33%
23%
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Asian
6%
6%
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Hispanic
1%
7%
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Black
3%
3%
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White
45%
47%
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Hawaiian
1%
3%
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Two or more races
11%
11%
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Diversity Score
0.680.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
42%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameKetchikan Gateway Borough School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Tongass School Of Arts And Sciences Charter School is Ketchikan High School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Ketchikan Charter School (0.0 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Ketchikan Ketchikan Charter School Charter School
    Math: 40-44% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 186 students
    0.0 miles
    410 Schoenbar
    Ketchikan, AK 99901
    (907) 225-8568
    0 K-8 186
  • Ketchikan Schoenbar Middle School Math: 42% | Reading: 60%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 287 students
    0.3 miles
    217 Schoenbar
    Ketchikan, AK 99901
    (907) 228-7200
    0.3 7-8 287
  • Ketchikan Fawn Mountain Elementary School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 305 students
    0.9 miles
    400 Old Homestead Rd
    Ketchikan, AK 99901
    (907) 228-2200
    0.9 PK-6 305
  • Ketchikan Ketchikan High School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 577 students
    1.5 miles
    2610 4th Ave
    Ketchikan, AK 99901
    (907) 225-9815
    1.5 9-12 577
  • Ketchikan Fast Track Math: 20-29% | Reading: 50-59%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-12 | 59 students
    1.7 miles
    2931 Baranof Ave
    Ketchikan, AK 99901
    (907) 225-2128
    1.7 K-12 59

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