June Nelson Elementary School

744 Third Ave
Kotzebue, AK 99752
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
June Nelson Elementary School serves 397 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 16:1 is higher than the Alaska state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is higher than the Alaska state average of 53% (majority American Indian).

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School Overview

June Nelson Elementary School's student population of 397 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has grown by 19% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students397 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState 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 Ratio16:115:1
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American Indian
82%
23%
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Asian
n/a
6%
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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%
11%
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Diversity Score
0.320.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
83%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
1%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNorthwest Arctic Borough School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to June Nelson Elementary School is Kotzebue Middle/High School (0.0 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Kotzebue Kotzebue Middle/High School Math: 19% | Reading: 26%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-12 | 323 students
    0.0 miles
    744 Third Ave
    Kotzebue, AK 99752
    (907) 442-1876
    0 6-12 323
  • Kotzebue Nwabsd Home School Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-12 | 42 students
    0.3 miles
    744 Third Ave
    Kotzebue, AK 99752
    (907) 442-1804
    0.3 K-12 42
  • Noorvik Aqqaluk High/noorvik Elementary School Math: 10-14% | Reading: 6-9%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-12 | 197 students
    42.2 miles
    165 Fireweed Dr
    Noorvik, AK 99763
    (907) 636-2178
    42.2 PK-12 197
  • Noatak Napaaqtugmiut School Math: 6-9% | Reading: ≤5%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-12 | 189 students
    47.8 miles
    #2 Airport Rd
    Noatak, AK 99761
    (907) 485-2153
    47.8 PK-12 189
  • Deering Deering School Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-12 | 41 students
    57.4 miles
    36 Main St
    Deering, AK 99736
    (907) 363-2121
    57.4 PK-12 41

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