Martin L. Olson School

40 Main St
Nome, AK 99762
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Martin L. Olson School serves 52 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
Martin L. Olson 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤20% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 40%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≤20% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the Alaska state level of 17:1.

School Overview

Martin L. Olson School's student population of 52 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 6 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Total Students52 students
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Total Classroom Teachers6 teachers
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School Comparison

Martin L. Olson School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 466 schools in Alaska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Martin L. Olson School is 0.00, 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
#352 out of 466 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤20%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤20%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio9:117:1
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American Indian
100%
23%
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Asian
n/a
6%
Hispanic
n/a
7%
Black
n/a
3%
White
n/a
47%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Martin L. Olson School and the percentage of White public school students in Alaska by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
3%
Two or more races
n/a
11%
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Diversity Score
0.000.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
48%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Martin L. Olson School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Alaska by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
12%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Martin L. Olson School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alaska by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBering Strait 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 Martin L. Olson School is White Mountain School (14.3 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • White Mountain White Mountain School Math: 11-19% | Reading: ≤10%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-12 | 61 students
    14.3 miles
    55 Main St
    White Mountain, AK 99784
    (907) 638-3021
    14.3 PK-12 61
  • Elim Aniguiin School Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-12 | 124 students
    23.2 miles
    29 Main St
    Elim, AK 99739
    (907) 890-3021
    23.2 PK-12 124
  • Shaktoolik Shaktoolik School Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-12 | 91 students
    57.8 miles
    40 Main St
    Shaktoolik, AK 99771
    (907) 955-3021
    57.8 PK-12 91
  • Koyuk Koyuk-malimiut School Math: 11-19% | Reading: ≤10%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-12 | 116 students
    61.4 miles
    09 Main St
    Koyuk, AK 99753
    (907) 963-3021
    61.4 PK-12 116
  • Nome Nome Elementary School Math: 10-14% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 388 students
    70.0 miles
    6th Ave/k St
    Nome, AK 99762
    (907) 443-5299
    70 PK-6 388

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