Russian Mission School
8 May 2023 / by Crystal Brown
About Russian Mission School
The Russian Mission School is a historic school located in the small village of Russian Mission, Alaska. Founded in 1887, the school has been providing educational opportunities to the children of the village for over 130 years. The school is part of the Lower Yukon School District and serves students in grades K-12.
The school was founded to provide educational opportunities for the children of Russian Mission, which is located in a remote area of Alaska. The school has been providing a quality education to its students ever since. It is the only school in the area and provides students with a comprehensive education that includes core subjects such as math, science, and English as well as electives such as art, music, and physical education.
The school also provides extracurricular activities such as sports teams, student clubs, and community service projects. These activities help to foster a sense of community among the students and provide them with the opportunity to develop leadership skills.
The Russian Mission School is an important part of the community and has been providing educational opportunities to the children of Russian Mission for over 130 years. It is a testament to the dedication of the teachers, staff, and community members who have worked hard to ensure that the children of the village have access to a quality education.
90 School Rd
Russian Mission, AK 99657
PreK – 12
Overview Russian Mission School
Russian Mission School serves 129 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
Russian Mission 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 ≤5% (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 ≤5% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 44%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Alaska state level of 13:1.
Verdict on Russian Mission School
Russian Mission 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 Russian Mission School is 0.04, 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.