North Star Elementary School

  • North Star Elementary School serves 221 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.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Alaska state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 52% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is lower than the Alaska state average of 53%.

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School Overview

  • North Star Elementary School's student population of 221 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 17 teachers has grown by 21% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students221 students
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Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
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School Comparison

  • North Star Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of North Star Elementary School is 0.70, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.36. 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)35-39%
35%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:117:1
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American Indian
23%
23%
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Asian
11%
6%
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Hispanic
10%
7%
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Black
n/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in North Star Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Alaska by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
White
48%
47%
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Hawaiian
n/a
3%
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Two or more races
8%
11%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in North Star Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AK.
Diversity Score0.700.36
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Eligible for Free Lunch
38%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in North Star Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alaska by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameKodiak Island Borough School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school to North Star Elementary School is Akteach (2.2 miles away)
  • The nearest middle 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: K-5 | 282 students
    1.1 miles
    200 Benny Benson Drive
    Kodiak, AK 99615
    (907)481-6500
    1.1 K-5 282
  • Kodiak Main Elementary School
    Grades: K-5 | 226 students
    2.1 miles
    128 Powell Avenue
    Kodiak, AK 99615
    (907)486-2100
    2.1 K-5 226
  • Kodiak Akteach
    Grades: K-12 | 142 students
    2.2 miles
    722 Mill Bay Road
    Kodiak, AK 99615
    (907)481-6111
    2.2 K-12 142
  • Kodiak Danger Bay School
    Grades: K-12 | 10 students
    2.2 miles
    722 Mill Bay Road
    Kodiak, AK 99615
    (907)680-2354
    2.2 K-12 10
  • Kodiak Kodiak High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 664 students
    2.2 miles
    917 Rezanof East
    Kodiak, AK 99615
    (907)486-7400
    2.2 9-12 664

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