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  • For the 2019-20 school year, there are 5 public schools managed by Nome Public School District serving 684 students in Nome, Alaska.
  • Minority enrollment is 89% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is more than the Alaska state average of 53%.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is less than the state average of 17:1.

Nome Public School District (2019-20)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • Nome Anvil City Science Academy Charter School
    Mile 3.5 Nome-teller Highway
    Nome, AK 99762
    (907)443-6207

    Grades: 5-8 | 59 students
  • Nome Extensions Correspondence
    Mile 3.5 Nome-teller Highway
    Nome, AK 99762
    (907)443-2231

    Grades: K-12 | 15 students
  • Nome Nome Elementary School
    6th Avenue/k Street
    Nome, AK 99762
    (907)443-5299

    Grades: PK-6 | 373 students
  • Nome Nome Youth Facility Alternative School
    4th Avenue/k Street
    Nome, AK 99762
    (907)443-5434

    Grades: 5-12 | 10 students
  • Nome Nome-beltz Jr/sr High School
    Mile 3.5 Nome-teller Highway
    Nome, AK 99762
    (907)443-6154

    Grades: 7-12 | 227 students

Overview

School District NameNome Public School District
# of Schoolsn/a
# of Students684 students
# of Teachers52 Teacher(s)
Student : Teacher Ratio13:1
# of Male Students291 students
% Male Students
43%
# of Female Students393 students
% Female Students
57%

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.45
# of American Indian Students492 students
% American Indian Students
72%
# of Asian Students5 students
% Asian Students
1%
# of Hispanic Students5 students
% Hispanic Students
1%
# of Black Students1 students
% Black Students
n/a
# of White Students78 students
% White Students
11%
# of Hawaiian Students4 students
% of Hawaiian Students
1%
# of Two or more races Students99 students
% of Two or more races Students
14%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:1
# of Students in Kindergarten:58
# of Students in 1st Grade:66
# of Students in 2nd Grade:51
# of Students in 3rd Grade:64
# of Students in 4th Grade:58
# of Students in 5th Grade:58
# of Students in 6th Grade:55
# of Students in 7th Grade:45
# of Students in 8th Grade:62
# of Students in 9th Grade:42
# of Students in 10th Grade:51
# of Students in 11th Grade:39
# of Students in 12th Grade:34
# of Ungraded Students: -

District Comparison

  • Nome Public School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 54 school districts in Alaska (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2014-2015 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 60-69% has increased from 50-59% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (AK)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
22%
35%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
24%
41%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Nome Public School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of AK by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate60-69%
78%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Nome Public School District and public school graduation rate of AK by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $20,610 in this school district is less than the state average of $25,218. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $20,324 is less than the state average of $25,399. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (AK)
Total Revenue$14 MM$10 MM
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Spending$14 MM$10 MM
This chart display total spending of Nome Public School District and average spending for each school distric in AK by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$20,610$25,218
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Nome Public School District and average revenue per public school student in AK by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending / Student$20,324$25,399
This chart display average spending per public school student in Nome Public School District and average spending per public school student in AK by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
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Did You Know?
Nome Public School District public schools have a diversity score of 0.45, which is higher than the Alaska average of 0.36. The most diverse school in the district is Anvil City Science Academy. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Alaska or national school diversity statistics.