Tanacross School

16 May 2023 / by Crystal Brown

About Tanacross School

Tanacross School is a small rural school located in the Tanana River Valley in Alaska. It serves the small community of Tanacross and the surrounding area. The school was established in 1972 and is part of the Lower Yukon School District. It is a K-12 school with a student population of about 120 students.
The school offers a variety of educational opportunities for students, including a comprehensive curriculum that includes language arts, mathematics, science, social studies, physical education, and career and technical education. Tanacross School also offers a variety of extracurricular activities, including sports teams, clubs, and other activities.
Tanacross School is committed to providing a safe and supportive learning environment for all of its students. The school works hard to maintain a positive school climate and a strong sense of community among students, staff, and parents. The school also strives to promote cultural awareness and understanding among students.
Tanacross School is a great place for students to learn, grow, and develop. The school provides a nurturing and supportive environment for students to achieve their goals.

Address:

100 Main St
Tanacross, AK 99776

Phone:

(907) 883-4391

Site:

Grades:

PreK – 8

Enrollment:

14 students

Overview Tanacross School

Tanacross School serves 14 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Tanacross School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Alaska for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is <50% (which is higher than the Alaska state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is <50% (which is higher than the Alaska state average of 44%) for the 2020-21 school year. The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the Alaska state level of 13:1.

Verdict on Tanacross School

Tanacross School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Tanacross School is 0.13, 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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