Alaska Schools

  • ALASKA DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION AND EARLY DEVELOPMENT
  • P.O. BOX 110500
  • JUNEAU, AK 99811
  • (907) 465-2800
Below is a summary of public and private K-12 schools in Alaska, the information provided includes details on state finances, overall faculty numbers and student enrollment. We have also collected graduation and dropout rates which are broken down by grade and race.

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State Information For Public Schools

Alaska School Rankings

State Ranking
Graduation Rate69.1%42
Dropout Rate7.3%48
Per Pupil Spending$15,4513
Students Per Teacher16.539
Number of Schools51644
Number of Students130,66245
Number of (FTE) Teachers7,92749

Alaska Student, Faculty and Staff Statistics (2008)

Student Enrollment Per Grade
    Student/Teacher Ratio
Total Student Enrollment130,66216.5
Prekindergarten Students1,90518.7
Kindergarten Students9,74424.2
1st Grade Students9,735-
2nd Grade Students9,950-
3rd Grade Students9,912-
4th Grade Students9,756-
5th Grade Students9,507-
6th Grade Students9,441-
7th Grade Students9,640-
8th Grade Students9,673-
9th Grade Students10,475-
10th Grade Students10,200-
11th Grade Students10,937-
12th Grade Students9,787-
Ungraded Students--
Teachers Per Grade Level
    Student/Teacher Ratio
Total Full Time Equivalent (FTE) Teachers7,92716.5
Prekindergarten Teachers10218.7
Kindergarten Teachers40224.2
Elementary Teachers3,607-
Secondary Teachers3,816-
Teachers of Ungraded Classes-1.0
Instructional Faculty
   
Instructional Aides2,190
Instructional Coordinators and Supervisors190
Guidance Counselors & Directors
   
Total Guidance Counselors & Directors280
Elementary87
Secondary193
Other-
Librarians & Staff
   
Librarians170
Library Support Staff108
Administrators
   
Total Administrators & Support Staff6,295
Local Education Agency (LEA) Administrators523
LEA Administrative Support Staff755
School Administrators758
School Administrative Support Staff1,140
Student Support Services435
Other Support Services Staff2,684

Alaska State Financial Details (2008)

State Revenues For Education
    Percent of Total
Total Revenues$2,289,218,808-
Total Local Revenues$465,858,77120.4%
Property Tax--
Non-Property Tax--
Local Government Property Tax$204,158,3298.9%
Local Government Non-Property Tax$188,533,6208.2%
Individual Tuition$228,5760.01%
Tuition From LEAs$49,6140.00%
Individual Transportation Fees--
Transportation Fees From LEAs--
Earnings on Investments$17,421,3750.8%
Food Service$12,298,9770.5%
Student Activities$9,839,0480.4%
Textbooks--
Summer School--
Other Revenues$33,378,8461.5%
Intermediate Revenues--
Total State Revenues$1,517,297,24466.3%
Total Federal Revenues$306,062,79313.4%
Direct Grants$43,583,0901.9%
Revenues Through State$136,059,4875.9%
Revenues Through Intermediate Agencies$2,247,0430.10%
Other Sources$124,173,1735.4%
State Expenses For Education
    Percent of Total
Total Current Expenditures$1,918,374,844-
Total Instructional Expenditures$1,117,440,61058.2%
Salaries$578,916,13830.2%
Teacher Salaries - Regular--
Teacher Salaries - Special Education--
Teacher Salaries - Vocational--
Teacher Salaries - Other--
Employee Benefits$412,554,77921.5%
Purchased Services$58,220,4043.0%
Tuition To Private and Out-of-State Schools$253,6850.01%
Tuition To Other LEAs In-State$49,6140.00%
Supplies$57,778,6450.7%
Property$9,716,9590.5%
Other--
Textbooks--
Salaries$291,992,55615.2%
Student Support$71,630,6233.7%
Instructional Staff Support$44,128,7992.3%
General Administration Support$11,326,6910.6%
School Administration Support$65,710,1123.4%
Operation & Maintenance Support$63,322,2523.3%
Student Transportation Support$5,935,6460.3%
Other Support$29,938,4331.6%
Employee Benefits$196,330,95510.2%
Student Support$52,437,4062.7%
Instructional Staff Support$29,080,8431.5%
General Administration Support$7,822,6430.4%
School Administration Support$45,642,7132.4%
Operation & Maintenance Support$39,167,1082.0%
Student Transportation Support$3,686,9400.2%
Other Support$18,493,3021.0%
Purchased Services$152,097,1757.9%
Student Support$9,774,3910.5%
Instructional Staff Support$18,792,1981.0%
General Administration Support$7,228,8870.4%
School Administration Support$3,218,8830.2%
Operation & Maintenance Support$51,416,8352.7%
Student Transportation Support$46,207,6712.4%
Other Support$15,458,3100.8%
Supplies$99,194,7225.2%
Student Support$3,347,2050.2%
Instructional Staff Support$7,676,7430.4%
General Administration Support$599,0170.03%
School Administration Support$1,877,5990.10%
Operation & Maintenance Support$81,150,5394.2%
Student Transportation Support$2,273,5670.1%
Other Support$2,270,0520.1%
Property$10,256,8690.5%
Student Support$665,7210.03%
Instructional Staff Support$2,431,3200.1%
General Administration Support$187,6700.01%
School Administration Support$395,2530.02%
Operation & Maintenance Support$3,347,0600.2%
Student Transportation Support$678,0920.04%
Other Support$2,551,7530.1%
Other$3,527,6430.2%
Student Support$796,0110.04%
Instructional Staff Support$796,7390.04%
General Administration Support$1,503,4870.08%
School Administration Support$242,5280.01%
Operation & Maintenance Support$105,7160.01%
Student Transportation Support$14,6910.00%
Other Support$68,4710.00%
Total Non-Instructional Expenditures$57,791,1833.0%
Food Services$49,930,2082.6%
Salaries$17,002,5630.9%
Employee Benefits$9,000,2440.5%
Purchased Services$1,014,1980.05%
Supplies$22,867,2071.2%
Property--
Other$45,9960.00%
Enterprise$7,860,9750.4%
Salaries$708,9820.04%
Employee Benefits$302,3400.02%
Purchased Services$2,578,7270.1%
Supplies$4,133,7640.2%
Property--
Other$137,1620.01%

Alaska State Graduation and Dropout Details (2007)

Graduation Rate By Race
    Graduation Rate
American Indian 51.9%
Asian 76.6%
Hispanic 90.7%
Black 51.8%
White 70.3%
Total 69.1%
Diploma Count By Race
    Diploma Count
American Indian 1,523
Asian 575
Hispanic 389
Black 262
White 4,742
Total 7,855
Other High School Completion Certificate (OHC) Recipients By Race
    OHC Count
American Indian 127
Asian 27
Hispanic 21
Black 16
White 106
Total 303
General Equivalency Diploma (GED) Recipients By Race (Ages 16-19)
    GED Count
American Indian 155
Asian 26
Hispanic 37
Black 26
White 344
Total 620
Dropout Rates By Grade
  Dropouts Dropout Rate
Grade 94554.3%
Grade 106075.8%
Grade 119409.0%
Grade 121,03810.4%
Grades 9-12 Total3,0407.3%
Dropout Rates By Race (Grades 9-12)
  Dropouts Dropout Rate
American Indian23412.2%
Asian136.9%
Hispanic177.5%
Black229.6%
White1395.1%
Dropout Rates By Gender (Grades 9-12)
  Dropouts Dropout Rate
Male1,5867.8%
Female1,2786.7%
City List
City Name Schools Students S:T Ratio
Median Income
Rating
Grade
Anchorage9741,30317.0-
27 Reviews
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Angoon2898.9$29,861
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Aniak212711.0$41,875
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Barrow41,06013.6$67,097
2 Reviews
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Bethel61,33815.6$57,321
1 Reviews
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Big Lake41,10115.2$43,382
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Chugiak42,40217.7-
1 Reviews
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Copper Center217312.2$32,188
1 Reviews
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Cordova237213.1$50,114
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Craig568419.6$45,298
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Delta Junction783317.7$43,500
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Dillingham347812.4$51,458
1 Reviews
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Eagle River124,14218.3-
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Eielson Afb31,12116.6$35,938
3 Reviews
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Elmendorf Afb31,14617.3-
2 Reviews
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Fairbanks3815,51823.9$40,577
16 Reviews
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Fort Richardson276217.9-
1 Reviews
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Galena32808.2$61,125
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Glennallen430814.1$38,846
1 Reviews
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Haines431213.3$39,926
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Healy240328.0$60,000
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Homer81,39314.8$42,821
6 Reviews
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Hoonah310712.2$39,028
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Juneau155,06514.8-
2 Reviews
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Kalskag2669.4-
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Kasigluk219213.5$31,500
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Kenai101,85415.8$45,962
1 Reviews
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Ketchikan152,26814.7$45,802
5 Reviews
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Kodiak112,44015.1$55,142
3 Reviews
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Kotzebue374114.6$57,163
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Mcgrath25111.6$43,056
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Metlakatla428310.1$43,516
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Naknek215810.9$53,393
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Napaskiak218912.3$31,806
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Nenana21,02843.6$33,333
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Nikiski378715.1$51,176
2 Reviews
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Nome665712.8$59,402
3 Reviews
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North Pole52,19217.5$44,583
2 Reviews
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Palmer155,31017.3$45,571
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Petersburg350712.7$49,028
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Seward457913.2$44,306
2 Reviews
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Sitka81,76914.1-
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Soldotna93,71620.3$48,420
8 Reviews
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St. Mary's219011.8$39,375
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Sterling213910.7$47,700
3 Reviews
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Sutton21098.7-
1 Reviews
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Talkeetna225310.8$38,289
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Thorne Bay2737.9$45,625
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Tok227519.0$37,941
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Unalaska240712.7$69,539
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Valdez367313.7$66,532
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Wasilla259,84419.8$48,226
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Wrangell431712.1$43,250
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