Nunaka Valley Elementary School

  • Nunaka Valley Elementary School serves 252 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-24% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 35%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20-24% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Nunaka Valley Elementary 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Alaska state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 77% of the student body (majority American Indian and Hispanic), which is higher than the Alaska state average of 53%.

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School Overview

  • Nunaka Valley Elementary School's student population of 252 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 17 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students252 students
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Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Nunaka Valley Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 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 stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Nunaka Valley Elementary School is 0.83, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (AK)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#316 out of 465 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)20-24%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)20-24%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:117:1
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American Indian
16%
23%
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Asian
9%
6%
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Hispanic
11%
7%
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Black
4%
3%
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White
23%
47%
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Hawaiian
10%
3%
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Two or more races
27%
11%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Nunaka Valley Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AK.
Diversity Score0.830.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
68%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAnchorage School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education

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