PROFICIENCY 20% 36% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
15%Bering Strait School District
20%Wales
31%Alaska

Wales School is a school servicing grades PK to 12 and is located in the district of "Bering Strait School District" in Wales, AK. There are a total of 45 students and 5 teachers at Wales School, for a student to teacher ratio of 9 to 1. There are a total of 33 free lunch students and 4 reduced lunch students.

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

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students45
Teachers5.2
Student/Teacher ratio9:1
Free lunch33
Reduced lunch4

 

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 Wales 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

GradeProficiency
All<= 20%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All<= 20%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
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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Wales School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictAlaskaNational
Caucasian 0.0% 1.0% 48.4% 51.1%
African American 0.0% 0.1% 3.5% 15.9%
Asian 0.0% 0.1% 6.3% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 0.0% 0.0% 6.7% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 100.0% 98.8% 23.9% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 2.5% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.0% 0.0% 8.7% 3.1%

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Wales demographics profile

StatisticWalesAlaskaNational
Population166736,855318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)72191
Median age24.733.637.7
Male/Female ratio1.7:11.1:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)23%53%55%
Speak English71%84%79%
Speak Spanish0%4%13%

Education level achieved in Wales

IndexWalesAlaskaNational
Completed 8th grade82.9%88.0%84.3%
Completed high school79.3%87.2%83.0%
Completed some college26.8%64.6%59.4%
Completed associate degree7.3%37.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors4.9%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 Wales 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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