Wales School

490 Main St
Wales, AK 99783
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Wales School serves 49 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
Wales School 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 ≤20% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Alaska state level of 17:1.

School Overview

Wales School's student population of 49 students has grown by 16% over five school years.
The teacher population of 4 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Total Students49 students
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Total Classroom Teachers4 teachers
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School Comparison

Wales School 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 Wales School is 0.00, 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
#352 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)
≤20%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Wales School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Alaska by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio12:117:1
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American Indian
100%
23%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Wales School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Alaska by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Asian
n/a
6%
Hispanic
n/a
7%
Black
n/a
3%
White
n/a
47%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Wales School and the percentage of White public school students in Alaska by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
3%
Two or more races
n/a
11%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Wales School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AK.
Diversity Score
0.000.71
Eligible for Free Lunch
92%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Wales School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Alaska by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
9%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Wales School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alaska by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBering Strait School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Wales School is Diomede School (26.6 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Nome Diomede School Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-12 | 23 students
    26.6 miles
    Main St
    Nome, AK 99762
    (907) 686-3021
    26.6 PK-12 23
  • Brevig Mission Brevig Mission School Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-12 | 154 students
    49.7 miles
    Main Street
    Brevig Mission, AK 99785
    (907) 642-4021
    49.7 PK-12 154
  • Teller James C. Isabell School Math: 11-19% | Reading: 11-19%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-12 | 84 students
    55.1 miles
    Main St
    Teller, AK 99778
    (907) 642-3041
    55.1 PK-12 84
  • Shishmaref Shishmaref School Math: ≤5% | Reading: 6-9%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-12 | 200 students
    79.4 miles
    Seaview Ln
    Shishmaref, AK 99772
    (907) 649-3021
    79.4 PK-12 200
  • Nome Anvil City Science Academy Charter School
    Math: 40-49% | Reading: 50-59%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 5-8 | 60 students
    107.3 miles
    Mile 3.5 Nome-teller Hwy
    Nome, AK 99762
    (907) 443-6207
    107.3 5-8 60

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