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Kotzebue Middle/High School

Public | 6-12 | 298 students

 

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The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
Math

The state average for Math was 70% in 2011.

49 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
61%

2010

 
 
81%

2009

 
 
64%

2008

 
 
78%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 75% in 2011.

49 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
55%

2010

 
 
76%

2009

 
 
64%

2008

 
 
75%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 70% in 2011.

49 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
51%

2010

 
 
66%

2009

 
 
58%

2008

 
 
60%
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2010-2011 Alaska used the Standards Based Assessment (SBA) to test students in grades 3 through 10 in reading, math and writing, and in grades 4, 8 and 10 in science. The SBA is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Alaska. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

Source: Alaska Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 69% in 2011.

42 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
62%

2010

 
 
65%

2009

 
 
79%

2008

 
 
55%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 78% in 2011.

42 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
71%

2010

 
 
65%

2009

 
 
67%

2008

 
 
55%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 73% in 2011.

42 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
57%

2010

 
 
56%

2009

 
 
67%

2008

 
 
51%
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2010-2011 Alaska used the Standards Based Assessment (SBA) to test students in grades 3 through 10 in reading, math and writing, and in grades 4, 8 and 10 in science. The SBA is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Alaska. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

Source: Alaska Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 68% in 2011.

50 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
54%

2010

 
 
79%

2009

 
 
55%

2008

 
 
73%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 83% in 2011.

51 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
65%

2010

 
 
81%

2009

 
 
52%

2008

 
 
75%
Science

The state average for Science was 57% in 2011.

47 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
23%

2010

 
 
45%

2009

 
 
27%

2008

 
 
30%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 77% in 2011.

51 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
59%

2010

 
 
71%

2009

 
 
43%

2008

 
 
55%
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2010-2011 Alaska used the Standards Based Assessment (SBA) to test students in grades 3 through 10 in reading, math and writing, and in grades 4, 8 and 10 in science. The SBA is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Alaska. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

Source: Alaska Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 60% in 2011.

44 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
52%

2010

 
 
41%

2009

 
 
54%

2008

 
 
49%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 81% in 2011.

45 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
69%

2010

 
 
45%

2009

 
 
61%

2008

 
 
53%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 74% in 2011.

45 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
51%

2010

 
 
47%

2009

 
 
67%

2008

 
 
42%
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2010-2011 Alaska used the Standards Based Assessment (SBA) to test students in grades 3 through 10 in reading, math and writing, and in grades 4, 8 and 10 in science. The SBA is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Alaska. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

Source: Alaska Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 63% in 2011.

33 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
46%

2010

 
 
53%

2009

 
 
56%

2008

 
 
58%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 75% in 2011.

34 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
59%

2010

 
 
52%

2009

 
 
64%

2008

 
 
69%
Science

The state average for Science was 65% in 2011.

30 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
40%

2010

 
 
53%

2009

 
 
46%

2008

 
 
50%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 73% in 2011.

34 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
56%

2010

 
 
51%

2009

 
 
68%

2008

 
 
58%
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2010-2011 Alaska used the Standards Based Assessment (SBA) to test students in grades 3 through 10 in reading, math and writing, and in grades 4, 8 and 10 in science. The SBA is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Alaska. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

Source: Alaska Department of Education

Math

All Students61%
Female78%
Male41%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native American58%
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged48%
Not economically disadvantaged77%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities67%
English language learners54%
Migrant58%

Reading

All Students55%
Female70%
Male36%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native American53%
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged44%
Not economically disadvantaged68%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities58%
English language learners23%
Migrant50%

Writing

All Students51%
Female70%
Male27%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native American47%
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged37%
Not economically disadvantaged68%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities53%
English language learners23%
Migrant42%
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2010-2011 Alaska used the Standards Based Assessment (SBA) to test students in grades 3 through 10 in reading, math and writing, and in grades 4, 8 and 10 in science. The SBA is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Alaska. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

The different student groups are identified by the Alaska Department of Education and Early Development. If there are fewer than 5 students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Alaska Department of Education

Math

All Students62%
Female68%
Male57%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native American62%
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged63%
Not economically disadvantaged62%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities65%
English language learnersn/a
Migrant62%

Reading

All Students71%
Female74%
Male70%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native American69%
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged56%
Not economically disadvantaged81%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities75%
English language learnersn/a
Migrant77%

Writing

All Students57%
Female58%
Male57%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native American56%
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged56%
Not economically disadvantaged58%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities60%
English language learnersn/a
Migrant62%
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2010-2011 Alaska used the Standards Based Assessment (SBA) to test students in grades 3 through 10 in reading, math and writing, and in grades 4, 8 and 10 in science. The SBA is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Alaska. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

The different student groups are identified by the Alaska Department of Education and Early Development. If there are fewer than 5 students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Alaska Department of Education

Math

All Students54%
Female70%
Male43%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native American50%
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged44%
Not economically disadvantaged59%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities59%
English language learnersn/a
Migrant67%

Reading

All Students65%
Female80%
Male55%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native American62%
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged47%
Not economically disadvantaged74%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities70%
English language learnersn/a
Migrant68%

Science

All Students23%
Female21%
Male25%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native American16%
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged<=20%
Not economically disadvantaged31%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities26%
English language learnersn/a
Migrant29%

Writing

All Students59%
Female80%
Male45%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native American55%
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged47%
Not economically disadvantaged65%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities64%
English language learnersn/a
Migrant58%
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2010-2011 Alaska used the Standards Based Assessment (SBA) to test students in grades 3 through 10 in reading, math and writing, and in grades 4, 8 and 10 in science. The SBA is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Alaska. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

The different student groups are identified by the Alaska Department of Education and Early Development. If there are fewer than 5 students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Alaska Department of Education

Math

All Students52%
Female56%
Male47%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native American51%
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged31%
Not economically disadvantaged64%
Students with disabilities<=40%
Students without disabilities56%
English language learnersn/a
Migrant56%

Reading

All Students69%
Female69%
Male68%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native American68%
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged53%
Not economically disadvantaged79%
Students with disabilities>=60%
Students without disabilities70%
English language learnersn/a
Migrant69%

Writing

All Students51%
Female58%
Male42%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native American50%
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged29%
Not economically disadvantaged64%
Students with disabilities<=40%
Students without disabilities58%
English language learnersn/a
Migrant47%
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2010-2011 Alaska used the Standards Based Assessment (SBA) to test students in grades 3 through 10 in reading, math and writing, and in grades 4, 8 and 10 in science. The SBA is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Alaska. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

The different student groups are identified by the Alaska Department of Education and Early Development. If there are fewer than 5 students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Alaska Department of Education

Math

All Students46%
Female47%
Male43%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native American41%
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged39%
Not economically disadvantaged50%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities50%
English language learnersn/a
Migrant<=40%

Reading

All Students59%
Female63%
Male53%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native American57%
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged54%
Not economically disadvantaged62%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities65%
English language learnersn/a
Migrant38%

Science

All Students40%
Female33%
Male50%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native American35%
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged27%
Not economically disadvantaged47%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities44%
English language learnersn/a
Migrant50%

Writing

All Students56%
Female58%
Male53%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native American53%
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged39%
Not economically disadvantaged67%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities61%
English language learnersn/a
Migrant38%
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2010-2011 Alaska used the Standards Based Assessment (SBA) to test students in grades 3 through 10 in reading, math and writing, and in grades 4, 8 and 10 in science. The SBA is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Alaska. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

The different student groups are identified by the Alaska Department of Education and Early Development. If there are fewer than 5 students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Alaska Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 77% in 2011.

32 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
66%

2010

 
 
63%

2009

 
 
76%

2008

 
 
66%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 83% in 2011.

33 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
70%

2010

 
 
64%

2009

 
 
85%

2008

 
 
74%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 71% in 2011.

33 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
55%

2010

 
 
61%

2009

 
 
61%

2008

 
 
62%
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2010-2011 Alaska used the High School Graduation Qualifying Examination (HSGQE) to test students in grade 10 in reading, writing and math. The HSGQE is a standards-based test, which means that it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined by the state of Alaska. The HSGQE is a high school graduation requirement. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

Source: Alaska Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 38% in 2011.

2011

 
 
n/a

2010

 
 
n/a

2009

 
 
>=60%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 57% in 2011.

2011

 
 
n/a

2010

 
 
n/a

2009

 
 
57%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 52% in 2011.

2011

 
 
43%

2010

 
 
>=60%

2009

 
 
50%
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2010-2011 Alaska used the High School Graduation Qualifying Examination (HSGQE) to test students in grade 10 in reading, writing and math. The HSGQE is a standards-based test, which means that it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined by the state of Alaska. The HSGQE is a high school graduation requirement. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

Source: Alaska Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 32% in 2011.

2011

 
 
n/a

2010

 
 
n/a

2009

 
 
n/a
Reading

The state average for Reading was 48% in 2011.

2011

 
 
n/a

2010

 
 
n/a

2009

 
 
n/a
Writing

The state average for Writing was 46% in 2011.

2011

 
 
n/a

2010

 
 
n/a

2009

 
 
n/a
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2010-2011 Alaska used the High School Graduation Qualifying Examination (HSGQE) to test students in grade 10 in reading, writing and math. The HSGQE is a standards-based test, which means that it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined by the state of Alaska. The HSGQE is a high school graduation requirement. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

Source: Alaska Department of Education

Math

All Students66%
Female68%
Male62%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged54%
Not economically disadvantaged74%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities72%
English language learnersn/a
Migrant>=60%

Reading

All Students70%
Female74%
Male64%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged69%
Not economically disadvantaged70%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities77%
English language learnersn/a
Migrant50%

Writing

All Students55%
Female58%
Male50%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged46%
Not economically disadvantaged60%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities60%
English language learnersn/a
Migrant38%
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2010-2011 Alaska used the High School Graduation Qualifying Examination (HSGQE) to test students in grade 10 in reading, writing and math. The HSGQE is a standards-based test, which means that it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined by the state of Alaska. The HSGQE is a high school graduation requirement. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

The different student groups are identified by the Alaska Department of Education and Early Development. If there are fewer than 5 students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Alaska Department of Education

Math

All Studentsn/a
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a

Reading

All Studentsn/a
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a

Writing

All Students43%
Femalen/a
Male>=60%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities<=40%
English language learners<=40%
Migrantn/a
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2010-2011 Alaska used the High School Graduation Qualifying Examination (HSGQE) to test students in grade 10 in reading, writing and math. The HSGQE is a standards-based test, which means that it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined by the state of Alaska. The HSGQE is a high school graduation requirement. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

The different student groups are identified by the Alaska Department of Education and Early Development. If there are fewer than 5 students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Alaska Department of Education

Math

All Studentsn/a
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Reading

All Studentsn/a
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Writing

All Studentsn/a
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2010-2011 Alaska used the High School Graduation Qualifying Examination (HSGQE) to test students in grade 10 in reading, writing and math. The HSGQE is a standards-based test, which means that it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined by the state of Alaska. The HSGQE is a high school graduation requirement. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

The different student groups are identified by the Alaska Department of Education and Early Development. If there are fewer than 5 students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Alaska Department of Education

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
American Indian/Alaska Native 91% 23%
White 4% 52%
Asian 2% 6%
Two or more races 2% 7%
Black 1% 4%
Hispanic 1% 6%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 2%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 51%N/A38%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

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744 Third Ave
Kotzebue, AK 99752
Phone: (907) 442-3341

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