Nanwalek School

63550 Alexandrovsky St
Homer, AK 99603
(School attendance zone shown in map)
  • Nanwalek School serves 79 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤10% (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 ≤10% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Alaska state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is higher than the Alaska state average of 53% (majority American Indian).

School Overview

  • 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.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Total Students79 students
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Total Classroom Teachers7 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Nanwalek 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 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (AK)
Overall Testing Rank#407 out of 466 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤10%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤10%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:117:1
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American Indian
86%
23%
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Asian
n/a
6%
Hispanic
4%
7%
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Black
n/a
3%
White
1%
47%
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Hawaiian
n/a
3%
Two or more races
9%
11%
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Diversity Score0.250.71
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Graduation Rate (13-14)
≥50%
73%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
96%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameKenai Peninsula 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 Nanwalek School is Port Graham School (3.0 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Homer Port Graham School
    Grades: PK-12 | 33 students
    3.0 miles
    63693 Graham Rd
    Homer, AK 99603
    (907) 284-2210
    3.0 PK-12 33
  • Seldovia Susan B English School
    Grades: PK-12 | 35 students
    9.5 miles
    365 Winifred Ave
    Seldovia, AK 99663
    (907) 234-7616
    9.5 PK-12 35
  • Homer Fireweed Academy Charter School
    Grades: K-6 | 122 students
    23.5 miles
    995 Soundview Ave
    Homer, AK 99603
    (907) 235-9728
    23.5 K-6 122
  • Homer West Homer Elementary School
    Grades: 3-6 | 255 students
    23.5 miles
    995 Soundview Ave Ste 1
    Homer, AK 99603
    (907) 235-5750
    23.5 3-6 255
  • Homer Homer Middle School
    Grades: 7-8 | 191 students
    23.6 miles
    500 Sterling Hwy
    Homer, AK 99603
    (907) 235-5700
    23.6 7-8 191

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