Top 10 Best Northwest Arctic Borough Public Schools (2021-22)

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 13 public schools serving 2,130 students in Northwest Arctic Borough, AK. Northwest Arctic Borough has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Alaska.
The top ranked public schools in Northwest Arctic Borough, AK are Nwabsd Home School, Kotzebue Middle/High School and Deering School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Northwest Arctic Borough, AK public schools have an average math proficiency score of 14% (versus the Alaska public school average of 36%), and reading proficiency score of 13% (versus the 40% statewide average). Schools in Northwest Arctic Borough have an average ranking of 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Alaska public schools.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is more than the Alaska public school average of 52% (majority American Indian).

Best Northwest Arctic Borough Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Nwabsd Home School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
744 Third Ave
Kotzebue, AK 99752
(907) 442-1804
Grades: K-12
| 42 students
Rank: #22.
Kotzebue Middle/High School
Math: 19% | Reading: 26%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
744 Third Ave
Kotzebue, AK 99752
(907) 442-1876
Grades: 6-12
| 323 students
Rank: #3 - 43. - 4.
Deering School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
36 Main St
Deering, AK 99736
(907) 363-2121
Grades: PK-12
| 41 students
Rank: #3 - 43. - 4.
Kobuk School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
101 Mushers Way
Kobuk, AK 99751
(907) 948-2231
Grades: PK-12
| 41 students
Rank: #55.
June Nelson Elementary School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 10-14%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
744 Third Ave
Kotzebue, AK 99752
(907) 442-1877
Grades: PK-5
| 397 students
Rank: #66.
Buckland School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 10-14%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
9900 University Dr
Buckland, AK 99727
(907) 494-2127
Grades: PK-12
| 203 students
Rank: #7 - 97. - 9.
Ambler School
Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
109 Ambler Dr
Ambler, AK 99786
(907) 445-2154
Grades: PK-12
| 70 students
Rank: #7 - 97. - 9.
Kiana School
Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
190 Casanoff St
Kiana, AK 99749
(907) 475-2115
Grades: PK-12
| 132 students
Rank: #7 - 97. - 9.
Shungnak School
Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
#6 West River Rd
Shungnak, AK 99773
(907) 437-2151
Grades: PK-12
| 73 students
Rank: #1010.
Aqqaluk High/noorvik Elementary School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 6-9%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
165 Fireweed Dr
Noorvik, AK 99763
(907) 636-2178
Grades: PK-12
| 197 students
Rank: #1111.
Napaaqtugmiut School
Math: 6-9% | Reading: ≤5%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
#2 Airport Rd
Noatak, AK 99761
(907) 485-2153
Grades: PK-12
| 189 students
Rank: #12 - 1312. - 13.
Davis-ramoth School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
2600 Musk Ox Pkwy
Selawik, AK 99770
(907) 484-2142
Grades: PK-12
| 267 students
Rank: #12 - 1312. - 13.
Mcqueen School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
#6 Oceanside Expressway
Kivalina, AK 99750
(907) 645-2125
Grades: PK-12
| 155 students
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Northwest Arctic Borough Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
Box 51
Kotzebue, AK 99752
(907) 442-3472
Grades: PK-12
| 8 students

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