PROFICIENCY 50% 6% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
14%Northwest Arctic Borough School District

Deering School is a school servicing grades PK to 12 and is located in the district of "Northwest Arctic Borough School District" in Deering, AK. There are a total of 42 students and 3 teachers at Deering School, for a student to teacher ratio of 15 to 1. There are a total of 42 free lunch students and 0 reduced lunch students.

Deering School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 50.0%, which is 6% higher than the Alaska average.


Student/Teacher ratio15:1
Free lunch42
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 Deering 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< 50%
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

All< 50%
High Schooln/a

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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Deering School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 0.0% 3.2% 78.6% 51.1%
African American 0.0% 0.2% 1.3% 15.9%
Asian 0.0% 0.2% 1.0% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 0.0% 0.1% 13.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 100.0% 93.7% 3.8% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.0% 2.6% 2.0% 3.1%

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Deering demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)1,368691
Median age40.536.837.7
Male/Female ratio1.1:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)63%59%55%
Speak English94%93%79%
Speak Spanish1%5%13%

Education level achieved in Deering

Completed 8th grade83.2%88.0%84.3%
Completed high school82.7%87.3%83.0%
Completed some college62.7%63.2%59.4%
Completed associate degree27.0%36.7%38.5%
Completed bachelors14.4%26.0%30.3%
Completed masters4.5%8.8%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.1%2.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.8%1.2%1.3%
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Source: The Deering School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.
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