Northwest Arctic Borough School District

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Overview

School District NameNorthwest Arctic Borough School District
School District Websitehttp://www.nwarctic.org
School District Phone Number(907)442-1802
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (AK)
# of Schools13 Schools506 Schools
# of Students2,131 Students132,726 Students
# of Teachers133 Teachers7,790 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio16:117:1

District Comparison

  • Northwest Arctic Borough 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 2017 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 80-84% has increased from 50-54% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (AK)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
8%
35%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Northwest Arctic 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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
11%
41%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Northwest Arctic 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 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate80-84%
78%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Northwest Arctic Borough   School District and public school graduation rate of AK by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.140.70
# of American Indian Students1,977 Students30,377 Students
% American Indian Students
93%
23%
# of Asian Students3 Students7,849 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
6%
# of Hispanic Students4 Students8,927 Students
% Hispanic Students
n/a
6%
# of Black Students4 Students4,077 Students
% Black Students
n/a
3%
# of White Students63 Students63,436 Students
% White Students
3%
48%
# of Hawaiian Students1 Student3,811 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/a
3%
# of Two or more races Students79 Students14,249 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
11%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:1623,246
# of Students in Kindergarten:16110,274
# of Students in 1st Grade:17910,431
# of Students in 2nd Grade:18810,523
# of Students in 3rd Grade:16910,474
# of Students in 4th Grade:18610,320
# of Students in 5th Grade:14510,116
# of Students in 6th Grade:1549,750
# of Students in 7th Grade:1349,620
# of Students in 8th Grade:1369,410
# of Students in 9th Grade:1649,615
# of Students in 10th Grade:1109,567
# of Students in 11th Grade:1289,646
# of Students in 12th Grade:1159,734
# of Ungraded Students: - -

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $29,898 is higher 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 $30,761 is higher 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$60 MM$10 MM
This chart display total revenue of Northwest Arctic Borough   School District and average revenue for each school distric in AK by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending$62 MM$10 MM
This chart display total spending of Northwest Arctic Borough   School District and average spending for each school distric in AK by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$29,898$25,218
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Northwest Arctic Borough   School District and average revenue per public school student in AK by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending / Student$30,761$25,399
This chart display average spending per public school student in Northwest Arctic Borough   School District and average spending per public school student in AK by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Northwest Arctic Borough School District Public Schools (2020)

  • School (Math/Reading Proficiency | AK School Rank) Location
    Grades
    Students
  • Ambler Ambler School Math: ≤10% / Reading: ≤10% | Bottom 50%
    109 Ambler Dr
    Ambler, AK 99786
    (907)445-2154

    Grades: PK-12 | 77 students
  • Noorvik Aqqaluk High/noorvik Elementary School Math: ≤5% / Reading: 6-9% | Bottom 50%
    165 Fireweed Dr
    Noorvik, AK 99763
    (907)636-2178

    Grades: PK-12 | 202 students
  • Buckland Buckland School Math: ≤5% / Reading: 6-9% | Bottom 50%
    9900 University Dr
    Buckland, AK 99727
    (907)494-2127

    Grades: PK-12 | 186 students
  • Selawik Davis-ramoth School Math: ≤5% / Reading: ≤5% | Bottom 50%
    2600 Musk Ox Parkway
    Selawik, AK 99770
    (907)484-2142

    Grades: PK-12 | 271 students
  • Deering Deering School Math: ≤20% / Reading: ≤20% | Bottom 50%
    36 Main St
    Deering, AK 99736
    (907)363-2121

    Grades: PK-12 | 41 students
  • Kotzebue June Nelson Elementary School Math: 20-24% / Reading: 20-24% | Bottom 50%
    744 Third Avenue
    Kotzebue, AK 99752
    (907)442-1877

    Grades: PK-5 | 397 students
  • Kiana Kiana School Math: ≤5% / Reading: 10-14% | Bottom 50%
    190 Casanoff St
    Kiana, AK 99749
    (907)475-2115

    Grades: PK-12 | 126 students
  • Kobuk Kobuk School Math: ≤20% / Reading: ≤20% | Bottom 50%
    101 Mushers Way
    Kobuk, AK 99751
    (907)948-2231

    Grades: PK-12 | 47 students
  • Kotzebue Kotzebue Middle/High School Math: 18% / Reading: 23% | Bottom 50%
    744 Third Ave
    Kotzebue, AK 99752
    (907)442-1876

    Grades: 6-12 | 334 students
  • Kivalina Mcqueen School Math: ≤5% / Reading: ≤5% | Bottom 50%
    #6 Oceanside Expressway
    Kivalina, AK 99750
    (907)645-2125

    Grades: PK-12 | 145 students
  • Noatak Napaaqtugmiut School Math: ≤5% / Reading: ≤5% | Bottom 50%
    #2 Airport Road
    Noatak, AK 99761
    (907)485-2153

    Grades: PK-12 | 184 students
  • Kotzebue Nwabsd Home School Math: ≤20% / Reading: ≤20% | Bottom 50%
    744 Third Avenue
    Kotzebue, AK 99752
    (907)442-1804

    Grades: K-12 | 31 students
  • Shungnak Shungnak School Math: ≤10% / Reading: ≤10% | Bottom 50%
    #6 West River Road
    Shungnak, AK 99773
    (907)437-2151

    Grades: PK-12 | 90 students
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