Harold Kaveolook School
8 May 2023 / by Crystal Brown
About Harold Kaveolook School
Harold Kaveolook School is a public school located in the remote village of Kivalina, Alaska. The school serves students from pre-Kindergarten through twelfth grade. The school is named after the late Harold Kaveolook, who was a prominent leader in the village and a strong advocate for education.
At Harold Kaveolook School, students are encouraged to explore their passions and develop their individual talents. The school offers a wide range of courses, from core subjects like math, science, and language arts to electives like art, music, and physical education. The school also offers an alternative education program for students who need additional support.
Harold Kaveolook School is committed to providing a safe and supportive learning environment for all students. The school has a strong anti-bullying policy, and the staff works hard to ensure that all students feel safe and respected.
The school also has a strong sense of community. The staff and students work together to plan and participate in a variety of activities and events throughout the year, including field trips, community service projects, and cultural celebrations.
Harold Kaveolook School is a unique and special place, and it is a privilege to be part of the school community.
2001 Barter Ave
Kaktovik, AK 99747
PreK – 12
Overview Harold Kaveolook School
Harold Kaveolook School serves 62 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
Harold Kaveolook 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 8:1 is lower than the Alaska state level of 13:1.
Verdict on Harold Kaveolook School
Harold Kaveolook 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 Harold Kaveolook 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.