Nunaka Valley Elementary School

1905 Twining Dr
Anchorage, AK 99504
(School attendance zone shown in map)
4/
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Bottom 50%
Serving 186 students in grades Prekindergarten-6, Nunaka Valley Elementary School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alaska for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-24% (which is approximately equal to the Alaska state average of 23%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 15-19% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 29%).
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Alaska state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 79% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is higher than the Alaska state average of 53% (majority American Indian).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 186 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 79%
  • : Bottom 50% in AK
  • : 20-24% (Top 50%)
  • : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • : ≤20% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AK Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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Attribute
Most improved public schools

School Overview

Nunaka Valley Elementary School's student population of 186 students has declined by 27% over five school years.
The teacher population of 15 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
186 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
15 teachers
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School Rankings

Nunaka Valley Elementary School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 459 schools in Alaska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Nunaka Valley Elementary School is 0.84, 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.
This School
State Level (AK)
#305 out of 459 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart displays the overall school rank of Nunaka Valley Elementary School, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
20-24%
23%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Nunaka Valley Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Alaska by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
15-19%
29%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Nunaka Valley Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Alaska by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
≤20%
38%
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
14:1
This chart displays the student teacher ratio of Nunaka Valley Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Alaska by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
12%
22%
This chart displays the percentage of American Indian students in Nunaka Valley Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Alaska by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Asian
9%
5%
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Hispanic
8%
8%
This chart displays the percentage of Hispanic students in Nunaka Valley Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Alaska by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
8%
2%
This chart displays the percentage of Black students in Nunaka Valley Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Alaska by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
21%
47%
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Hawaiian
16%
3%
This chart displays the percentage of Hawaiian students in Nunaka Valley Elementary School and the percentage of Hawaiian public school students in Alaska by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Two or more races
26%
13%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.84
This chart displays the diversity score of Nunaka Valley Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Alaska by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
39%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Nunaka Valley Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Alaska by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
9%
6%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Nunaka Valley Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alaska by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AK Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Nunaka Valley Elementary School's ranking?
Nunaka Valley Elementary School is ranked #305 out of 459 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Alaska.
What schools are Nunaka Valley Elementary School often compared to?
Nunaka Valley Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like College Gate Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
20-24% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 23% AK state average), while 15-19% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 29% AK state average).
How many students attend Nunaka Valley Elementary School?
186 students attend Nunaka Valley Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
26% of Nunaka Valley Elementary School students are Two or more races, 21% of students are White, 16% of students are Hawaiian, 12% of students are American Indian, 9% of students are Asian, 8% of students are Hispanic, and 8% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Nunaka Valley Elementary School?
Nunaka Valley Elementary School has a student ration of 12:1, which is lower than the Alaska state average of 14:1.
What grades does Nunaka Valley Elementary School offer ?
Nunaka Valley Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-6 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Nunaka Valley Elementary School part of?
Nunaka Valley Elementary School is part of Anchorage School District.
In what neighborhood is Nunaka Valley Elementary School located?
Nunaka Valley Elementary School is located in the Northeast Anchorage neighborhood of Anchorage, AK. There are 7 other public schools located in Northeast Anchorage.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 186 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 79%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 20-24% (Top 50%)
  • : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • : ≤20% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AK Dept. of Education

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