PROFICIENCY 55% 73% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
32%Lake and Peninsula Borough School District
55%Port Alsworth

Tanalian School is a school servicing grades PK to 12 and is located in the district of "Lake and Peninsula Borough School District" in Port Alsworth, AK. There are a total of 56 students and 7 teachers at Tanalian School, for a student to teacher ratio of 8 to 1. There are a total of 31 free lunch students and 0 reduced lunch students.

Tanalian School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 54.5%, which is 73% higher than the Alaska average.


Student/Teacher ratio8:1
Free lunch31
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 Tanalian 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

5< 50%
6>= 50%
7>= 50%
High School>= 50%

Proficiency in languages by grade

5>= 50%
6>= 50%
7< 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.

Tanalian School race/ethnicity breakdown

White 49.2% 13.2% 48.4% 51.1%
Black 11.1% 2.5% 3.5% 15.9%
Asian 3.2% 0.6% 6.3% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 0.0% 0.0% 6.7% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 30.2% 77.5% 23.9% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 2.5% 0.4%
Multiracial 6.3% 6.2% 8.7% 3.1%

Port Alsworth demographics profile

StatisticPort AlsworthAlaskaNational
Population density (sq mi)7191
Median age24.333.637.7
Male/Female ratio1.1:11.1:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)59%53%55%
Speak English93%84%79%
Speak Spanish0%4%13%

Education level achieved in Port Alsworth

IndexPort AlsworthAlaskaNational
Completed 8th grade97.3%88.0%84.3%
Completed high school97.3%87.2%83.0%
Completed some college85.3%64.6%59.4%
Completed associate degree61.3%37.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors42.7%28.8%30.3%
Completed masters9.3%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 Tanalian School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.