744 Third Ave
Kotzebue, AK 99752
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
June Nelson Elementary School serves 336 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
June Nelson Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alaska for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-24% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 39%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 10-14% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 42%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the Alaska state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is higher than the Alaska state average of 53% (majority American Indian).

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 336 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 95%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in AK
  • Math Proficiency
    : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AK Dept. of Education

School Overview

June Nelson Elementary School's student population of 336 students has declined by 15% over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has grown by 36% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
336 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
26 teachers
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School Rankings

June Nelson Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 461 schools in Alaska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of June Nelson Elementary School is 0.32, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.71. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AK)
Overall Testing Rank
#370 out of 461 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-24%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
10-14%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
13:1
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American Indian
82%
22%
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Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
1%
7%
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Black
1%
3%
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White
5%
47%
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Hawaiian
n/a
3%
Two or more races
11%
13%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.32
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
39%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
1%
6%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AK Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 336 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 95%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AK Dept. of Education

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