PROFICIENCY 45% 41% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
32%Ketchikan Gateway Borough School District

Houghtaling Elementary is a school servicing grades PK to 6 and is located in the district of "Ketchikan Gateway Borough School District" in Ketchikan, AK. There are a total of 346 students and 25 teachers at Houghtaling Elementary, for a student to teacher ratio of 14 to 1. There are a total of 139 free lunch students and 18 reduced lunch students.

Houghtaling Elementary has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 44.5%, which is 41% higher than the Alaska average.


Student/Teacher ratio14:1
Free lunch139
Reduced lunch18


Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

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 Houghtaling Elementary, 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

6<= 20%
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

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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Houghtaling Elementary race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 45.6% 50.5% 48.4% 51.1%
African American 2.1% 0.8% 3.5% 15.9%
Asian 13.0% 9.5% 6.3% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 3.0% 2.8% 6.7% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 32.9% 31.6% 23.9% 1.2%
Hawaiian 1.2% 1.2% 2.5% 0.4%
Multiracial 2.1% 3.5% 8.7% 3.1%

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Ketchikan demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)2,179191
Median age38.133.637.7
Male/Female ratio1.1:11.1:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)48%53%55%
Speak English84%84%79%
Speak Spanish3%4%13%

Education level achieved in Ketchikan

Completed 8th grade83.7%88.0%84.3%
Completed high school83.2%87.2%83.0%
Completed some college58.0%64.6%59.4%
Completed associate degree29.1%37.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors22.3%28.8%30.3%
Completed masters7.1%10.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.6%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.9%1.1%1.3%
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