1905 Twining Dr
Anchorage, AK 99504
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Nunaka Valley Elementary School serves 252 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25-29% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 39%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20-24% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 42%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Alaska state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 77% of the student body (majority American Indian and Hispanic), which is higher than the Alaska state average of 53% (majority American Indian and Hispanic).

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

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School Overview

Nunaka Valley Elementary School's student population of 252 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 17 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students
252 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
17 teachers
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School Rankings

Nunaka Valley Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 461 schools in Alaska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
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.
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State Level (AK)
Overall Testing Rank
#315 out of 461 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-24%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1
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American Indian
15%
23%
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Asian
9%
6%
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Hispanic
11%
7%
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Black
5%
3%
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White
23%
47%
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Hawaiian
11%
3%
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Two or more races
26%
11%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.83
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Eligible for Free Lunch
69%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
9%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Students: 252 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 77%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in AK
  • Math Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.83 (Top 10%)

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