Nordale Elementary School

  • Nordale Elementary School serves 362 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-44% (which is higher than the Alaska state average of 35%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Nordale 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Alaska state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Hispanic and American Indian), which is higher than the Alaska state average of 53%.

Top Placements

Nordale Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Alaska for:

School Overview

  • Nordale Elementary School's student population of 362 students has grown by 15% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 20 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students362 students
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Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Nordale Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 465 schools in Alaska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Nordale Elementary School is 0.73, which is more 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (AK)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#228 out of 465 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)30-34%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:117:1
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American Indian
11%
23%
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Asian
1%
6%
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Hispanic
13%
7%
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Black
9%
3%
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White
45%
47%
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Hawaiian
2%
3%
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Two or more races
19%
11%
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Diversity Score0.730.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
42%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFairbanks North Star Borough School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education

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