6th Ave/k St
Nome, AK 99762
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Nome Elementary School serves 388 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15% (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 12% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 42%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Alaska state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 92% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is higher than the Alaska state average of 53% (majority American Indian).

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School Overview

Nome Elementary School's student population of 388 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
388 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
27 teachers
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School Rankings

Nome Elementary 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 Nome Elementary School is 0.44, 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
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State Level (AK)
Overall Testing Rank
#390 out of 461 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
15%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
12%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
15:1
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American Indian
73%
23%
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Asian
1%
6%
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Hispanic
n/a
7%
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Black
n/a
3%
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White
8%
47%
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Hawaiian
1%
3%
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Two or more races
17%
11%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.44
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
97%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
6%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Students: 388 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 92%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in AK
  • Math Proficiency
    : 15% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 12% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.44 (Btm 50%)

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