Nikiski North Star Elementary School
Nikiski North Star Elementary School serves 368 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Nikiski North Star Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Alaska for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45-49% (which is higher than the Alaska state average of 39%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35-39% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 42%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Alaska state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is lower than the Alaska state average of 53% (majority American Indian).
Nikiski North Star Elementary School's student population of 368 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
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Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Nikiski North Star Elementary School is ranked within the top 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 North Star Elementary School is 0.47, 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
#217 out of 461 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
National School Lunch Program
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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