Nome Elementary School serves 313 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Nome Elementary 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-24% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 10-14% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 44%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Alaska state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 90% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is higher than the Alaska state average of 53% (majority American Indian).
- Grades: Prekindergarten-6
- Enrollment: 313 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
- Minority Enrollment: 90%
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50% in AK
- Math Proficiency: 20-24% (Btm 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 10-14% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AK Dept. of Education
Nome Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Alaska for:
Percent Eligible For Free Lunch
Nome Elementary School's student population of 313 students has declined by 16% over five school years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has declined by 22% over five school years.
(offers virtual instruction)
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Nome Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 443 schools in Alaska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Nome Elementary School is 0.60, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
State Level (AK)
Overall Testing Rank
#353 out of 443 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AK Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Nome Elementary School's ranking?
Nome Elementary School is ranked #353 out of 443 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Alaska.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
20-24% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% AK state average), while 10-14% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 44% AK state average).
How many students attend Nome Elementary School?
313 students attend Nome Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
54% of Nome Elementary School students are American Indian, 33% of students are Two or more races, 10% of students are White, 1% of students are Asian, 1% of students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Nome Elementary School?
Nome Elementary School has a student ration of 15:1, which is higher than the Alaska state average of 14:1.
What grades does Nome Elementary School offer ?
Nome Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-6 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Nome Elementary School part of?
Nome Elementary School is part of Nome Public Schools School District.
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