North Slope Borough School District

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For the 2021 school year, there are 11 public schools in North Slope Borough School District, serving 2,159 students. North Slope Borough School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Alaska.
Public schools in North Slope Borough School District have an average math proficiency score of 18% (versus the Alaska public school average of 37%), and reading proficiency score of 14% (versus the 43% statewide average). This district's average testing ranking is 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Alaska.
The top ranked public schools in North Slope Borough School District are Fred Ipalook Elementary School, Harold Kaveolook School and Meade River School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is more than the Alaska public school average of 52% (majority American Indian).
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is less than the Alaska public school average of 17:1.

Overview

School District NameNorth Slope Borough School District
School District Websitehttp://www.nsbsd.org
School District Phone Number(907) 852-5311
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (AK)
# of Schools11 Schools509 Schools
# of Students2,159 Students132,872 Students
# of Teachers160 Teachers7,748 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio13:117:1

District Comparison

North Slope Borough School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 53 school districts in Alaska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-2018 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 65-69% has decreased from 70-74% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (AK)
Overall Testing Rank
#39 out of 53 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of North Slope Borough   School District, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
17%
40%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of North Slope Borough   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of AK by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
17%
46%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of North Slope Borough   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 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate
65-69%
77%
This chart display public school graduation rate of North Slope Borough   School District and public school graduation rate of AK by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.390.71
# of American Indian Students1,663 Students30,415 Students
% American Indian Students
77%
23%
# of Asian Students114 Students7,785 Students
% Asian Students
5%
6%
# of Hispanic Students4 Students8,868 Students
% Hispanic Students
n/a
7%
# of Black Students15 Students3,866 Students
% Black Students
1%
3%
# of White Students51 Students63,227 Students
% White Students
3%
47%
# of Hawaiian Students67 Students3,914 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
3%
3%
# of Two or more races Students245 Students14,797 Students
% of Two or more races Students
11%
11%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:2713,586
# of Students in Kindergarten:16910,196
# of Students in 1st Grade:16210,243
# of Students in 2nd Grade:15510,331
# of Students in 3rd Grade:17610,409
# of Students in 4th Grade:16210,398
# of Students in 5th Grade:15410,229
# of Students in 6th Grade:15310,007
# of Students in 7th Grade:1559,741
# of Students in 8th Grade:1399,478
# of Students in 9th Grade:1239,584
# of Students in 10th Grade:1249,285
# of Students in 11th Grade:969,503
# of Students in 12th Grade:1209,882
# of Ungraded Students: - -

Fiscal Data Comparison

The revenue/student of $35,469 is higher than the state median of $24,474. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $34,912 is higher than the state median of $24,972. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017This School DistrictThis State (AK)
Total Revenue$77 MM$10 MM
This chart display total revenue of North Slope Borough   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in AK by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending$75 MM$11 MM
This chart display total spending of North Slope Borough   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in AK by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$35,469$24,474
This chart display average revenue per public school student in North Slope Borough   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in AK by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$34,912$24,972
This chart display average spending per public school student in North Slope Borough   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in AK by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

North Slope Borough School District Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Fred Ipalook Elementary School Math: 38% | Reading: 17%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2070 Ahkovak St
    Barrow, AK 99723
    (907) 852-4711

    Grades: PK-5 | 704 students
  • Harold Kaveolook School Math: 21-39% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2001 Barter Ave
    Kaktovik, AK 99747
    (907) 640-6626

    Grades: PK-12 | 67 students
  • Meade River School Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    4001 Kippi St
    Atqasuk, AK 99791
    (907) 633-6315

    Grades: PK-12 | 74 students
  • Eben Hopson Middle School Math: 13% | Reading: 20%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    6501 Transit St
    Barrow, AK 99723
    (907) 852-3880

    Grades: 6-8 | 259 students
  • Kali School Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1029 Qasigialik St
    Point Lay, AK 99759
    (907) 833-2311

    Grades: PK-12 | 108 students
  • Nunamiut School Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    114 Illinois St
    Anaktuvuk Pass, AK 99721
    (907) 661-3226

    Grades: PK-12 | 104 students
  • Barrow High School Math: 11-19% | Reading: 6-9%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1684 Okpik St
    Barrow, AK 99723
    (907) 852-8950

    Grades: 9-12 | 223 students
  • Alak School Math: 6-9% | Reading: ≤5%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    567 Main St
    Wainwright, AK 99782
    (907) 763-2541

    Grades: PK-12 | 168 students
  • Tikigaq School Math: ≤5% | Reading: 6-9%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1837 Tikigaq Ave
    Point Hope, AK 99766
    (907) 368-2662

    Grades: PK-12 | 254 students
  • Nuiqsut Trapper School Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    3310 3rd Ave
    Nuiqsut, AK 99789
    (907) 480-6712

    Grades: PK-12 | 168 students
  • Kiita Learning Community Alternative School
    5246 Karluk St
    Barrow, AK 99723
    (907) 852-9677

    Grades: 9-12 | 30 students
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