52275 Education Dr
Nikiski, AK 99635
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Nikiski Middle/senior High School serves 261 students in grades 6-12.
Nikiski Middle/senior High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alaska for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 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 40-44% (which is approximately equal to 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 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is lower than the Alaska state average of 53% (majority American Indian).

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 6-12
  • Students: 261 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 25%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥90% (Top 20% in AK)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AK Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Nikiski Middle/senior High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Alaska for:

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School Overview

Nikiski Middle/senior High School's student population of 261 students has declined by 30% over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
261 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
24 teachers
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School Rankings

Nikiski Middle/senior High 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 Nikiski Middle/senior High School is 0.41, 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AK)
Overall Testing Rank
#266 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)
40-44%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
13:1
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American Indian
12%
22%
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Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
1%
7%
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Black
n/a
3%
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White
75%
47%
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Hawaiian
n/a
3%
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Two or more races
11%
13%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.41
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Graduation Rate
≥90%
79%
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
53%
39%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
22%
4%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AK Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 6-12
  • Students: 261 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 25%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥90% (Top 20%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AK Dept. of Education

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