White Mountain School

  • White Mountain School serves 71 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.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 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 71 students has grown by 31% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 8 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Total Students71 students
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Total Classroom Teachers8 teachers
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School Comparison

  • White Mountain School's student:teacher ratio of 9:1 has increased from 6:1 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 0.36. 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)≤20%
35%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≤20%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of White Mountain 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 Ratio9:117:1
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American Indian
99%
23%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in White Mountain School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Alaska by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Asian
n/a
6%
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White
1%
47%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in White Mountain School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AK.
Diversity Score0.020.36
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Eligible for Free Lunch
80%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in White Mountain School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Alaska by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
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: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education

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