Valley Pathways

1150 North France Rd
Rank
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Valley Pathways serves 176 students in grades 7-12.
Valley Pathways 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 percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤20% (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 21-39% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Alaska state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is lower than the Alaska state average of 53% (majority American Indian).

School Overview

Valley Pathways's student population of 176 students has declined by 14% over five school years.
The teacher population of 9 teachers has declined by 25% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students176 students
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Total Classroom Teachers9 teachers
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School Comparison

Valley Pathways 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 Valley Pathways is 0.55, 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
#326 out of 466 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤20%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
21-39%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:115:1
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American Indian
20%
23%
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Asian
2%
6%
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Hispanic
3%
7%
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Black
3%
3%
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White
64%
47%
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Hawaiian
n/a
3%
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Two or more races
8%
11%
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Diversity Score
0.550.71
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Graduation Rate
70-79%
77%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
49%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMatanuska-Susitna Borough School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Valley Pathways is Palmer High School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Palmer Middle School (1.9 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Palmer Palmer High School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 765 students
    1.4 miles
    1170 W Bogard Rd
    Palmer, AK 99645
    (907) 746-8400
    1.4 9-12 765
  • Palmer Palmer Middle School Math: 29% | Reading: 56%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 572 students
    1.9 miles
    1159 S Chugach
    Palmer, AK 99645
    (907) 761-4300
    1.9 6-8 572
  • Palmer Colony High School Math: 23% | Reading: 36%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,121 student
    2.2 miles
    9550 E Bogard Rd
    Palmer, AK 99645
    (907) 861-5500
    2.2 9-12 1,121
  • Palmer Academy Charter School Charter School
    Math: 50-54% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: K-8 | 247 students
    2.6 miles
    801 East Arctic
    Palmer, AK 99645
    (907) 746-2358
    2.6 K-8 247
  • Willow Beryozova School Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-12 | 19 students
    2.6 miles
    27297 W Beryozova Dr
    Willow, AK 99688
    (907) 495-9390
    2.6 K-12 19

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