Whale Pass School

  • Whale Pass School serves 16 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is <50% (which is higher than the Alaska state average of 35%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is ≥50% (which is higher than the Alaska state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Alaska state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Alaska state average of 53%.

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School Overview

  • Whale Pass School's student population of 16 students has grown by 45% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 1 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Total Students16 students
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Total Classroom Teachers1 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Whale Pass School's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 10:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Whale Pass School is 0.11, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.36. 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)<50%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Whale Pass School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Alaska by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≥50%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Whale Pass 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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio16:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
23%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Whale Pass School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Alaska by year, with the latest 2004-05 school year data.
Hispanic
6%
7%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Whale Pass School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Alaska by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
94%
47%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Whale Pass School and the percentage of White public school students in Alaska by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of Hawaiian students in Whale Pass School and the percentage of Hawaiian public school students in Alaska by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Whale Pass School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AK.
Diversity Score0.110.36
This chart display the diversity score of Whale Pass School and the public school average diversity score of Alaska by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Whale Pass 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 NameSoutheast Island School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education

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