Akiak School

8 May 2023 / by Crystal Brown

About Akiak School

Akiak School is a K-12 public school located in Akiak, Alaska. It is part of the Lower Kuskokwim School District and serves the community of Akiak and the surrounding area. The school has a long history of providing quality education to its students and has a strong commitment to the local culture and values.
The school is well-known for its focus on traditional Alaska Native culture and language, with many students taking part in cultural activities such as traditional dancing and singing. The school also has a strong focus on academics, with a variety of courses and programs designed to prepare students for college and beyond.
Akiak School also offers a variety of extracurricular activities, including sports teams, student clubs, and other activities. The school has a strong sense of community and a commitment to helping students succeed. The faculty and staff are dedicated to creating a safe and supportive environment for learning.
Akiak School is a great place for students to get a quality education and learn about their culture and heritage. It is a place where students can grow and thrive and become successful members of their community.

Address:

Akiak # 5227
Akiak, AK 99552

Phone:

(907) 765-4600

Site:

www.yupiit.org/

Grades:

K – 12

Enrollment:

147 students

Overview Akiak School

Akiak School serves 147 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
Akiak 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤20% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≤20% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 44%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the Alaska state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is higher than the Alaska state average of 53% (majority American Indian).

Verdict on Akiak School

Akiak School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 443 schools in Alaska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.The diversity score of Akiak School is 0.06, 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.

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