397 Hamilton Ave
Fairbanks, AK 99701
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Nordale Elementary School serves 362 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Nordale Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alaska for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (which is approximately equal to the Alaska state average of 39%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35-39% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 42%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Alaska state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is higher than the Alaska state average of 53% (majority American Indian).

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Nordale Elementary School's student population of 362 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
362 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
20 teachers
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School Rankings

Nordale 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 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 Data
This School
State Level (AK)
Overall Testing Rank
#240 out of 461 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
15:1
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American Indian
10%
23%
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Asian
2%
6%
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Hispanic
12%
7%
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Black
10%
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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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.73
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
43%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
4%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Students: 362 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 55%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in AK
  • Math Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.73 (Top 20%)

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