Valley Pathways

  • Valley Pathways serves 173 students in grades 7-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 25-29% (which is lower 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 19:1 is higher than the Alaska state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is lower than the Alaska state average of 53%.

School Overview

  • Valley Pathways's student population of 173 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 9 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students173 students
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Total Classroom Teachers9 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Valley Pathways's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Valley Pathways is 0.58, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AK)
Overall School Rank--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)25-29%
35%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:117:1
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American Indian
35%
23%
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Asian
1%
6%
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Hispanic
n/a
7%
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Black
2%
3%
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White
55%
47%
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Hawaiian
1%
3%
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Two or more races
6%
11%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Valley Pathways.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AK.
Diversity Score0.580.71
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Graduation Rate50-59%
78%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
50%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMatanuska-Susitna Borough School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education

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