PROFICIENCY 20% 36% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
14%Northwest Arctic Borough School District

Kobuk School is a school servicing grades PK to 12 and is located in the district of "Northwest Arctic Borough School District" in Kobuk, AK. There are a total of 53 students and 6 teachers at Kobuk School, for a student to teacher ratio of 9 to 1. There are a total of 53 free lunch students and 0 reduced lunch students.

Kobuk School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 20.0%, which is 36% lower than the Alaska average.


Student/Teacher ratio9:1
Free lunch53
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 Kobuk 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<= 20%
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

All<= 20%
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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Kobuk School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 0.0% 3.2% 48.4% 51.1%
African American 0.0% 0.2% 3.5% 15.9%
Asian 0.0% 0.2% 6.3% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 0.0% 0.1% 6.7% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 96.3% 93.7% 23.9% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 2.5% 0.4%
Multiracial 3.7% 2.6% 8.7% 3.1%

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Kobuk demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)133191
Median age28.833.637.7
Male/Female ratio1.2:11.1:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)45%53%55%
Speak English71%84%79%
Speak Spanish2%4%13%

Education level achieved in Kobuk

Completed 8th grade78.7%88.0%84.3%
Completed high school75.8%87.2%83.0%
Completed some college48.0%64.6%59.4%
Completed associate degree23.0%37.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors18.2%28.8%30.3%
Completed masters6.0%10.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.1%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.3%1.1%1.3%
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Source: The Kobuk 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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