Nanwalek School serves 79 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
Nanwalek 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 ≤10% (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% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 42%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Alaska state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is higher than the Alaska state average of 53% (majority American Indian).
Nanwalek School's student population of 79 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 7 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Nanwalek 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 Nanwalek School is 0.25, 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 Data
State Level (AK)
Overall Testing Rank
#401 out of 461 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education
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