Shaktoolik School

8 May 2023 / by Crystal Brown

About Shaktoolik School

Shaktoolik School is a K-12 public school located in the rural community of Shaktoolik, Alaska. The school serves the students of the community, as well as students from the surrounding villages of Koyuk, Elim, and Unalakleet. The school has a rich history of providing quality education to its students. It is the only school in the region and serves as an important hub for the community. Shaktoolik School offers a comprehensive curriculum that includes core subjects such as language arts, mathematics, science, and social studies. The school also offers a variety of elective courses, such as art, music, and physical education. The school is committed to providing a safe and nurturing learning environment for all of its students. The school has a dedicated staff of teachers and administrators who are committed to helping students reach their full potential. The school also offers a variety of extracurricular activities and programs that help to foster a sense of community and belonging. Shaktoolik School is an important part of the local community and is dedicated to providing the best education possible to its students. The school is proud to serve the students of Shaktoolik and the surrounding villages.

Address:

40 Main St
Shaktoolik, AK 99771

Phone:

(907) 955-3021

Site:

shaktoolik.bssd.org/

Grades:

PreK – 12

Enrollment:

81 students

Overview Shaktoolik School

Shaktoolik School serves 81 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
Shaktoolik 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 10:1 is lower than the Alaska state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is higher than the Alaska state average of 53% (majority American Indian).

Verdict on Shaktoolik School

Shaktoolik 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 Shaktoolik School is 0.08, 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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