North Star Elementary School

  • North Star Elementary School serves 213 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (which is approximately equal to the Alaska state average of 35%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35-39% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • North Star 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 15:1 is lower than the Alaska state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is lower than the Alaska state average of 53%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • North Star Elementary School's student population of 213 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 14 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students213 students
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Total Classroom Teachers14 teachers
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School Comparison

  • North Star 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 15:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of North Star Elementary School is 0.67, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (AK)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#224 out of 465 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:117:1
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American Indian
24%
23%
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Asian
10%
6%
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Hispanic
9%
7%
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Black
n/a
3%
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White
51%
47%
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Hawaiian
n/a
3%
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Two or more races
6%
11%
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Diversity Score0.670.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
38%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameKodiak Island Borough School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school and middle school to North Star Elementary School is Akteach (2.2 miles away)
  • The nearest elementary school is East Elementary School (1.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Kodiak East Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 337 students
    1.1 miles
    200 Benny Benson Dr
    Kodiak, AK 99615
    (907)481-6500
    1.1 PK-5 337
  • Kodiak Main Elementary School
    Grades: K-5 | 227 students
    2.1 miles
    128 Powell Ave
    Kodiak, AK 99615
    (907)486-2100
    2.1 K-5 227
  • Kodiak Akteach
    Grades: K-12 | 176 students
    2.2 miles
    722 Mill Bay Rd
    Kodiak, AK 99615
    (907)942-0537
    2.2 K-12 176
  • Kodiak Kodiak High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 657 students
    2.2 miles
    917 Rezanof East
    Kodiak, AK 99615
    (907)486-7400
    2.2 9-12 657
  • Kodiak Kodiak Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 454 students
    2.3 miles
    1017 Rezanof East
    Kodiak, AK 99615
    (907)481-2200
    2.3 6-8 454

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