PROFICIENCY 15% 52% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
37%Iditarod Area School District

Holy Cross School is a school servicing grades KG to 12 and is located in the district of "Iditarod Area School District" in McGrath, AK. There are a total of 41 students and 4 teachers at Holy Cross School, for a student to teacher ratio of 10 to 1. There are a total of 32 free lunch students and 4 reduced lunch students.

Holy Cross School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 15.0%, which is 52% lower than the Alaska average.


Student/Teacher ratio10:1
Free lunch32
Reduced lunch4


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 Holy Cross 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

3< 50%
High School< 50%

Proficiency in languages by grade

3< 50%
High School< 50%

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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Holy Cross School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian n/a n/a 48.4% 51.1%
African American n/a n/a 3.5% 15.9%
Asian n/a n/a 6.3% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino n/a n/a 6.7% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan n/a n/a 23.9% 1.2%
Hawaiian n/a n/a 2.5% 0.4%
Multiracial n/a n/a 8.7% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

Mcgrath School30%0.0McGrath, AK
Distance Learning/corresp. Center.30%0.3McGrath, AK

McGrath demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)27191
Median age35.233.637.7
Male/Female ratio2.2:11.1:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)34%53%55%
Speak English75%84%79%
Speak Spanish3%4%13%

Education level achieved in McGrath

Completed 8th grade62.8%88.0%84.3%
Completed high school62.8%87.2%83.0%
Completed some college20.5%64.6%59.4%
Completed associate degree0.0%37.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors0.0%28.8%30.3%
Completed masters0.0%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 Holy Cross 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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