PROFICIENCY 6% 80% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
15%Bering Strait School District

Gambell School is a school servicing grades PK to 12 and is located in the district of "Bering Strait School District" in Gambell, AK. There are a total of 181 students and 17 teachers at Gambell School, for a student to teacher ratio of 11 to 1. There are a total of 157 free lunch students and 8 reduced lunch students.

Gambell School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 6.3%, which is 80% lower than the Alaska average.


Student/Teacher ratio11:1
Free lunch157
Reduced lunch8


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 Gambell 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<= 20%
5< 50%
6< 50%
7<= 20%
8<= 20%
High School<= 20%

Proficiency in languages by grade

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

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.

Gambell School race/ethnicity breakdown

White 0.0% 1.0% 48.4% 51.1%
Black 0.0% 0.1% 3.5% 15.9%
Asian 0.0% 0.1% 6.3% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 0.0% 0.0% 6.7% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 100.0% 98.8% 23.9% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 2.5% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.0% 0.0% 8.7% 3.1%

Gambell demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)113191
Median age28.533.637.7
Male/Female ratio1.5:11.1:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)41%53%55%
Speak English87%84%79%
Speak Spanish0%4%13%

Education level achieved in Gambell

Completed 8th grade81.2%88.0%84.3%
Completed high school80.0%87.2%83.0%
Completed some college29.7%64.6%59.4%
Completed associate degree4.8%37.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors1.8%28.8%30.3%
Completed masters1.2%10.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.0%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.1%1.3%
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Source: The Gambell School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.