Koliganek School

16 May 2023 / by Crystal Brown

About Koliganek School

Koliganek School is a small rural school located in the remote village of Koliganek, Alaska. It serves the small community of Koliganek and its surrounding areas, providing quality education to local students. The school is a part of the Lower Kuskokwim School District and is one of the few schools in the region that offers both elementary and high school classes.
Koliganek School offers a variety of classes and activities for its students, including art, music, physical education, and traditional Yup’ik language classes. The school also has a library, computer lab, and a variety of extracurricular activities.
Koliganek School is committed to providing quality education to its students and strives to create a safe and supportive learning environment. The school’s dedicated staff works to ensure that each student is able to reach their full potential. The school also works to foster a sense of community and pride in the village of Koliganek.

Address:

5052 Nushgak Way
Dillingham, AK 99576

Phone:

(907) 596-3444

Site:

Grades:

PreK – 12

Enrollment:

60 students

Overview Koliganek School

Koliganek School serves 60 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
Koliganek 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 ≤10% (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 ≤10% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 44%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Alaska state level of 13:1.

Verdict on Koliganek School

Koliganek 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 Koliganek 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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