Nanwalek School

63550 Alexandrovsky St
Homer, AK 99603
(School attendance zone shown in map)
  • Nanwalek School serves 83 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is ≤10% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 35%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is ≤10% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 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%.

School Overview

  • Nanwalek School's student population of 83 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 7 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Total Students83 students
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Total Classroom Teachers7 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Nanwalek School's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has increased from 10:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Nanwalek School is 0.23, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AK)
Overall School Rank--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤10%
35%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≤10%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:117:1
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American Indian
87%
23%
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Hispanic
2%
7%
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White
1%
47%
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Two or more races
10%
11%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Nanwalek School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AK.
Diversity Score0.230.71
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Graduation Rate≥50%
73%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
83%
40%
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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: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Homer Port Graham School
    Grades: PK-12 | 37 students
    3.0 miles
    63693 Graham Rd
    Homer, AK 99603
    (907)284-2210
    3.0 PK-12 37
  • Seldovia Susan B English School
    Grades: PK-12 | 32 students
    9.5 miles
    365 Winifred Avenue
    Seldovia, AK 99663
    (907)234-7616
    9.5 PK-12 32
  • Homer Fireweed Academy Charter School
    Grades: K-6 | 105 students
    23.5 miles
    995 Soundview Ave
    Homer, AK 99603
    (907)235-9728
    23.5 K-6 105
  • Homer West Homer Elementary School
    Grades: 3-6 | 255 students
    23.5 miles
    995 Soundview Ave Suite 1
    Homer, AK 99603
    (907)235-5750
    23.5 3-6 255
  • Homer Homer Middle School
    Grades: 7-8 | 201 students
    23.6 miles
    500 Sterling Hwy
    Homer, AK 99603
    (907)235-5700
    23.6 7-8 201

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