PROFICIENCY 11% 65% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
38%Anchorage School District

Whaley School is a school servicing grades PK to 12 and is located in the district of "Anchorage School District" in Anchorage, AK. There are a total of 449 students and 56 teachers at Whaley School, for a student to teacher ratio of 8 to 1. There are a total of 123 free lunch students and 0 reduced lunch students.

Whaley School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 11.0%, which is 65% lower than the Alaska average.


Student/Teacher ratio8:1
Free lunch123
Reduced lunch0


Advanced Placement
AP enrollment0
Taking some courses0
Taking some courses (not tests)0
Passing some courses0
Passing no courses0

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Whaley School, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

All<= 5%
3< 50%
4< 50%
5< 50%
6<= 20%
7<= 20%
8<= 20%
High School<= 10%

Proficiency in languages by grade

3< 50%
4< 50%
5< 50%
7<= 20%
High School11-19%

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Whaley School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 30.6% 43.7% 48.4% 51.1%
African American 5.6% 6.2% 3.5% 15.9%
Asian 2.8% 10.9% 6.3% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 9.7% 11.4% 6.7% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 26.4% 8.4% 23.9% 1.2%
Hawaiian 2.8% 5.1% 2.5% 0.4%
Multiracial 22.2% 14.2% 8.7% 3.1%

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Williwaw Elementary17%0.9Anchorage, AK
Lake Otis Elementary29%1.0Anchorage, AK
Alaska Native Cultural Charter School27%1.2Anchorage, AK
Mclaughlin Secondary School10%1.2Anchorage, AK
College Gate Elementary37%1.2Anchorage, AK
Nunaka Valley Elementary35%1.3Anchorage, AK
Alaska State School For The Deaf & Hard Of Hearing20%1.3Anchorage, AK

Anchorage demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)175191
Median age32.833.637.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.1:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)52%53%55%
Speak English82%84%79%
Speak Spanish5%4%13%

Education level achieved in Anchorage

Completed 8th grade89.5%88.0%84.3%
Completed high school88.8%87.2%83.0%
Completed some college69.3%64.6%59.4%
Completed associate degree42.8%37.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors34.3%28.8%30.3%
Completed masters12.6%10.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.8%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.2%1.1%1.3%
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Source: The Whaley School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.