Shungnak School

8 May 2023 / by Crystal Brown

About Shungnak School

Shungnak School is a K-12 public school located in Shungnak, Alaska. It serves students from the small town of Shungnak and the surrounding villages of Kobuk, Noatak, and Ambler. The school is part of the Northwest Arctic Borough School District and has an enrollment of approximately 200 students.
Shungnak School is dedicated to providing quality education to its students. The school offers a variety of courses, including English, Math, Science, Social Studies, and Physical Education. The school also offers a variety of extracurricular activities, such as sports, music, and art.
The school is committed to providing a safe and supportive learning environment for all students. The school has an active parent-teacher organization that works to ensure the best educational experience for all students. The staff at Shungnak School is dedicated to providing a quality education and a positive learning experience for all students.

Address:

#6 West River Rd
Shungnak, AK 99773

Phone:

(907) 437-2151

Site:

www.nwarctic.org/Domain/17

Grades:

PreK – 12

Enrollment:

76 students

Overview Shungnak School

Shungnak School serves 76 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
Shungnak 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 13:1 is equal to the Alaska state level of 13:1.

Verdict on Shungnak School

Shungnak 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 Shungnak 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.

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