Nuiqsut Trapper School

  • Nuiqsut Trapper School serves 168 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤5% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 40%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≤5% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Nuiqsut Trapper School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alaska for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Alaska state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is higher than the Alaska state average of 53% (majority American Indian).

School Overview

  • Nuiqsut Trapper School's student population of 168 students has grown by 29% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 13 teachers has grown by 18% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Total Students168 students
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Total Classroom Teachers13 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Nuiqsut Trapper School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 466 schools in Alaska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Nuiqsut Trapper School is 0.10, 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 Testing Rank#437 out of 466 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤5%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤5%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:117:1
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American Indian
95%
23%
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Asian
n/a
6%
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Hispanic
n/a
7%
Black
n/a
3%
White
1%
47%
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Hawaiian
n/a
3%
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Two or more races
4%
11%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Nuiqsut Trapper School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AK.
Diversity Score0.100.71
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Graduation Rate (13-14)
<50%
73%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
61%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNorth Slope Borough School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Nuiqsut Trapper School is Nunamiut School (145.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Anaktuvuk Pass Nunamiut School
    Grades: PK-12 | 104 students
    145.1 miles
    114 Illinois St
    Anaktuvuk Pass, AK 99721
    (907) 661-3226
    145.1 PK-12 104
  • Atqasuk Meade River School
    Grades: PK-12 | 74 students
    150.1 miles
    4001 Kippi St
    Atqasuk, AK 99791
    (907) 633-6315
    150.1 PK-12 74
  • Barrow Fred Ipalook Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 704 students
    150.2 miles
    2070 Ahkovak St
    Barrow, AK 99723
    (907) 852-4711
    150.2 PK-5 704
  • Barrow Eben Hopson Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 259 students
    150.3 miles
    6501 Transit St
    Barrow, AK 99723
    (907) 852-3880
    150.3 6-8 259
  • Barrow Barrow High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 223 students
    150.5 miles
    1684 Okpik St
    Barrow, AK 99723
    (907) 852-8950
    150.5 9-12 223

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