Gerstle River School
8 May 2023 / by Crystal Brown
About Gerstle River School
Gerstle River School is a public school located in the small town of Gerstle River, Alaska. The school serves students in grades K-12 and offers a variety of educational opportunities. The school is known for its commitment to providing a quality education to all students.
The school emphasizes student-centered learning, with an emphasis on individualized instruction and a focus on the development of critical thinking skills. The school also offers a wide range of extracurricular activities, such as sports and clubs, to help students develop their skills and interests outside of the classroom.
Gerstle River School is also known for its dedication to the community. The school has a strong commitment to service and volunteerism, and students are encouraged to get involved in local activities and organizations. The school also provides a variety of resources for students and families, such as a food pantry and a clothing closet.
Gerstle River School is a great place for students to learn and grow. The school’s commitment to providing a quality education and a supportive environment make it a great choice for families in the Gerstle River area.
Milepost 1392 Alaska Hwy
Delta Junction, AK 99737
K – 12
Overview Gerstle River School
Gerstle River School serves 30 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
Gerstle River 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 15:1 is higher than the Alaska state level of 13:1.
Verdict on Gerstle River School
Gerstle River 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 Gerstle River 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.