Nome Elementary School

1057 E 5th Avenue
Nome, AK 99762
(School attendance zone shown in map)
3/
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Bottom 50%
Serving 313 students in grades Prekindergarten-6, Nome Elementary School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alaska for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 10-14% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 23%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 10-14% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 29%).
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).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 313 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 90%
  • : Bottom 50% in AK
  • : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • : ≤10% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AK Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Nome Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Alaska for:

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Attribute

School Overview

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.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
313 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
21 teachers
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School Rankings

Nome Elementary School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 459 schools in Alaska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
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.
This School
State Level (AK)
#358 out of 459 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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10-14%
23%
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10-14%
29%
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≤10%
38%
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
14:1
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American Indian
54%
22%
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Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
1%
8%
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Black
n/a
2%
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White
10%
47%
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Hawaiian
1%
3%
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Two or more races
33%
13%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.60
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
39%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
6%
6%
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Source: 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 #358 out of 459 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?
10-14% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 23% AK state average), while 10-14% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 29% 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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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 313 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 90%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • : ≤10% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AK Dept. of Education

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