U.S. Department of Education: Promoting Educational Excellence for all Americans

Table of contents
•Title page
•Introduction
•Acknowledgments
•National Summary
State Profiles
•Sources
•Appendix A
•Appendix B
•Appendix C
•Full report in PDF format (1,601K)

State Education Indicators with a Focus on Title I

Alaska
http://www.eed.state.ak.us/


School and Teacher Demographics

Per Pupil Expenditures
(CCD, 1998-1999)
$8,404

Number of districts
(CCD, 1999-2000)
53

Number of public schools
(CCD, 1999-2000)
Elementary Middle High Combined Total
183 33 74 211 501

Number of charter schools
(CCD, 1999-2000)
18

Number of FTE teachers
(CCD, 1999-2000)
Elementary Middle High Combined Total
3,456 1,021 1,856 1,340 7,673

Public school enrollment
  1993-94 1999-2000
K-8
(CCD)
90,814 94,257
9-12
(CCD)
32,347 38,790
Total
(CCD)
125,948 134,391
Pre-K
(by state definition)
2,787 1,344

Sources of funding
District average
(CCD, 1998-99)

State 61%, Local 25%, Federal 14%

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Student Demographics

Race/ethnicity
(CCD, K-12)
  1993-94 1999-2000
American Indian/Alaskan Natives 29,455 33,461
  23% 25%
Asian/Pacific Islander 5,144 7,027
  4% 5%
Black 6,153 6,062
  5% 5%
Hispanic 3,069 4,307
  2% 3%
White 82,127 83,534
  65% 62%
Other n/a n/a
 

Students with disabilities
(OSEP)
1993-94 1999-2000
14,772 17,495
12% 13%

Students with Limited English Proficiency
(ED/NCBE, K-12)
1993-94 1999-2000
26,812 19,721
22% 15%

Migratory students
(OME, K-12)
1993-94 1999-2000
16,732 11,730
14% 9%

All schools by percent of students eligible to participate in the Free Lunch Program*
(CCD, 1999-2000)

**data not available

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Statewide Accountability Information
(Collected from States, January 2002 for 2001-2002 school year)


Statewide Goal for Schools on State Assessment
None

Expected School Improvement on Assessment
None

Indicators for School Accountability
NRT scores

Title I Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) for Schools
> 40 percent of students scoring proficient on CAT-5 every 2 years


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Title I

Title I
(ED Consolidated Report, 1999-2000)
  School Wide Programs Targeted Assistance Totals
Number of Schools 80 201 281
  28% 72% 100%
Schools Meeting AYP Goal 74 193 267
  93% 96% 95%
School in Need of Improvement 6 8 14
  8% 4% 5%

Title I allocation
(Includes Basic, Concentration, and LEA grants, Capital Expenditures, Even Start, Migrant Education, and Neglected & Delinquent, ED, 1999-00)
$28,067,766

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NAEP State Results
  Grade 4 Grade 8
Reading, 1998:  
Proficient level and above n/a n/a
Basic level and above n/a n/a
Math, 2000:  
Proficient level and above n/a n/a
Basic level and above n/a n/a

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Assessment Information
Assessment Reported California Achievement Test, used since 1995
State Definition of "Proficient" 50% or more questions answered correctly

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Student Achievement 1999-2000

Percentage of students meeting state proficiency levels

Grade 4

Reading
        Proficient Above Profiency Arrow
  Below Proficient | Proficient Above Proficient
All Students 22% | 40% 39%
Title I Schools 28 | 41 31
High Poverty Schools 62 | 30 8
      |    
Students with Limited English Proficiency 53 | 39 8
Migratory students 47 | 38 15
Students with Disabilities 54 | 35 11

Student achievement trend
Reading 4th grade meets or exceeds Proficient

For 1998-99, 77% of all students meet or exceed Proficient, 36% of students in High Poverty Schools; 1999-2000, 79% of all students meet or exceed Proficient, 38% of students in high poverty schools meet or exceed Proficient


Mathematics
        Proficient Above Profiency Arrow
  Below Proficient | Proficient Above Proficient
All Students 19% | 42% 39%
Title I Schools 24 | 44 32
High Poverty Schools 46 | 42 13
      |    
Students with Limited English Proficiency 38 | 46 16
Migratory students 36 | 42 21
Students with Disabilities 48 | 40 13

Middle School

Reading/Language Arts
All Students      
Title I Schools      
High Poverty Schools      
Students with Limited English Proficiency      
Migratory Students      
Students with Disabilities      

 

Mathematics
All Students      
Title I Schools      
High Poverty Schools      
Students with Limited English Proficiency      
Migratory Students      
Students with Disabilities      

 

High School

Reading/Language Arts
All Students      
Title I Schools      
High Poverty Schools      
Students with Limited English Proficiency      
Migratory Students      
Students with Disabilities      

 

Mathematics
All Students      
Title I Schools      
High Poverty Schools      
Students with Limited English Proficiency      
Migratory Students      
Students with Disabilities      

High School Indicators
  1993-94 1998-99
High school dropout rate
(CCD, event)
n/a 5%
  1994-95 1998-99
Postsecondary enrollment
(IPEDS, High school grads enrolled in college)
2,227 6,462
39% 38%

Sources


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