PROFICIENCY 9% 73% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
10%North Slope Borough School District

Alak School is a school servicing grades PK to 12 and is located in the district of "North Slope Borough School District" in Wainwright, AK. There are a total of 166 students and 14 teachers at Alak School, for a student to teacher ratio of 12 to 1. There are a total of 103 free lunch students and 0 reduced lunch students.

Alak School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 8.5%, which is 73% lower than the Alaska average.


Student/Teacher ratio12:1
Free lunch103
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 Alak 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%
4< 50%
5< 50%
6< 50%
7< 50%
8< 50%
High School<= 20%

Proficiency in languages by grade

All<= 5%
3< 50%
4< 50%
5< 50%
6< 50%
7< 50%
8< 50%
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.

Alak School race/ethnicity breakdown

White 0.0% 3.2% 48.4% 51.1%
Black 0.0% 0.4% 3.5% 15.9%
Asian 0.0% 5.5% 6.3% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 0.0% 0.6% 6.7% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 100.0% 78.1% 23.9% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 2.8% 2.5% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.0% 9.3% 8.7% 3.1%

Wainwright demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)47191
Median age28.333.637.7
Male/Female ratio1.5:11.1:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)45%53%55%
Speak English53%84%79%
Speak Spanish0%4%13%

Education level achieved in Wainwright

Completed 8th grade78.9%88.0%84.3%
Completed high school76.3%87.2%83.0%
Completed some college39.1%64.6%59.4%
Completed associate degree2.6%37.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors1.1%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 Alak School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.