District summary ratings

Many of the schools in this district are rated average in school quality.

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These are some of the top-rated public schools in Ketchikan Gateway Borough School District based on a variety of measures, including academic performance and equity. Find out more about GreatSchools ratings.
District academic progress

Students at many of the schools in this district are making about the same academic progress as the state average.

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Is this district offering opportunity for all its students, or leaving some kids behind? Successful districts are working to close the achievement gap.

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Reviews from schools in Ketchikan Gateway Borough School District
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Other (school staff, family member, recent alum, etc)
February 08, 2018
I have been to nine schools in four different states during my lifetime and am now a graduate of high school. I can proudly say that this school was by far the best and is overall a 5 out 5. I highly... More
Parent / Guardian
December 07, 2016
This school year has been a cluster the 5/6 grade program has no accountability and teachers are rude to students. They say they are prepping them for middle school but it looks like our children are... More
Current student
July 19, 2016
The teachers I had where good, average at best. Except for Mr. Nuefelt, he was wonderful and took care of the students. The Natives are extremely racist towards white people and sexual harassment is... More