Totem Correspondence School serves 60 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
Totem Correspondence School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Alaska for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is <50% (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 <50% (which is higher than the Alaska state average of 44%) for the 2020-21 school year.
Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is lower than the Alaska state average of 53% (majority American Indian).
- Grades: Prekindergarten-12
- Enrollment: 60 students
- Minority Enrollment: 25%
- Graduation Rate: ≥50% (Top 50% in AK)
- Overall Testing Rank: Top 20%
- Math Proficiency: <50% (Top 20%)
- Reading Proficiency: <50% (Top 30%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AK Dept. of Education
Totem Correspondence School's student population of 60 students has grown by 1100% over five school years.
The teacher population of 1 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
(offers virtual instruction)
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Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Totem Correspondence School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Totem Correspondence School is 0.41, 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
#81 out of 443 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
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 Totem Correspondence School's ranking?
Totem Correspondence School is ranked #81 out of 443 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in Alaska.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
<50% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% AK state average), while <50% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 44% AK state average).
What is the graduation rate of Totem Correspondence School?
The graduation rate of Totem Correspondence School is 50%, which is lower than the Alaska state average of 77%.
How many students attend Totem Correspondence School?
60 students attend Totem Correspondence School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
75% of Totem Correspondence School students are White, 18% of students are American Indian, 3% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are Asian, and 2% of students are Hawaiian.
What grades does Totem Correspondence School offer ?
Totem Correspondence School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Totem Correspondence School part of?
Totem Correspondence School is part of Hydaburg City School District.
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