White Mountain School

  • White Mountain School serves 61 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤20% (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 ≤20% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • White Mountain 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the Alaska state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is higher than the Alaska state average of 53%.

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School Overview

  • White Mountain School's student population of 61 students has grown by 22% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 8 teachers has grown by 14% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Total Students61 students
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Total Classroom Teachers8 teachers
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School Comparison

  • White Mountain School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 465 schools in Alaska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 8:1 has increased from 7:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of White Mountain School is 0.02, 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 School Rank (16-17)#332 out of 465 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤20%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≤20%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio8:117:1
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American Indian
99%
23%
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Asian
n/a
6%
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White
1%
47%
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Diversity Score0.020.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
86%
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 White Mountain School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alaska by year, with the latest 2011-12 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 White Mountain School is Martin L. Olson School (14.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Nome Martin L. Olson School
    Grades: PK-12 | 52 students
    14.3 miles
    40 Main St
    Nome, AK 99762
    (907)779-3021
    14.3 PK-12 52
  • Elim Aniguiin School
    Grades: PK-12 | 124 students
    33.8 miles
    29 Main St
    Elim, AK 99739
    (907)890-3021
    33.8 PK-12 124
  • Nome Nome Elementary School
    Grades: PK-6 | 388 students
    60.2 miles
    6th Ave/k St
    Nome, AK 99762
    (907)443-5299
    60.2 PK-6 388
  • Nome Anvil City Science Academy Charter School
    Grades: 5-8 | 60 students
    60.3 miles
    Mile 3.5 Nome-teller Hwy
    Nome, AK 99762
    (907)443-6207
    60.3 5-8 60
  • Nome Extensions Correspondence
    Grades: K-12 | 13 students
    60.3 miles
    Mile 3.5 Nome-teller Hwy
    Nome, AK 99762
    (907)443-2231
    60.3 K-12 13

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