Nome Elementary School

  • Nome Elementary School serves 373 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 15-19% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 35%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 10-14% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Alaska state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is higher than the Alaska state average of 53%.

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School Overview

  • Nome Elementary School's student population of 373 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 27 teachers has declined by 15% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students373 students
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Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Nome Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 12:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Nome Elementary School is 0.38, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AK)
Overall School Rank--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)15-19%
35%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)10-14%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:117:1
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American Indian
77%
23%
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Asian
n/a
6%
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Hispanic
n/a
7%
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Black
n/a
3%
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White
7%
47%
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Hawaiian
1%
3%
Two or more races
15%
11%
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Diversity Score0.380.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNome Public s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education

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  • Nome Anvil City Science Academy Charter School
    Grades: 5-8 | 59 students
    3.2 miles
    Mile 3.5 Nome-teller Highway
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  • Nome Extensions Correspondence
    Grades: K-12 | 15 students
    3.2 miles
    Mile 3.5 Nome-teller Highway
    Nome, AK 99762
    (907)443-2231
    3.2 K-12 15
  • Nome Nome-beltz Jr/sr High School
    Grades: 7-12 | 227 students
    3.2 miles
    Mile 3.5 Nome-teller Highway
    Nome, AK 99762
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    3.2 7-12 227
  • Teller James C. Isabell School
    Grades: PK-12 | 75 students
    60.1 miles
    Main Street
    Teller, AK 99778
    (907)642-3041
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