Nunam Iqua School serves 59 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
Nunam Iqua 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤20% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≤20% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 44%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Alaska state level of 14:1.
- Grades: Prekindergarten-12
- Enrollment: 59 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
- Graduation Rate: ≥50% (Top 1% in AK)
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50%
- Math Proficiency: ≤20% (Btm 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: ≤20% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AK Dept. of Education
Nunam Iqua School's student population of 59 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 5 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
(offers virtual instruction)
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Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Nunam Iqua School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 443 schools in Alaska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Nunam Iqua School is 0.04, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
State Level (AK)
Overall Testing Rank
#315 out of 443 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AK Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Nunam Iqua School's ranking?
Nunam Iqua School is ranked #315 out of 443 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Alaska.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
≤20% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% AK state average), while ≤20% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 44% AK state average).
What is the graduation rate of Nunam Iqua School?
The graduation rate of Nunam Iqua School is 50%, which is lower than the Alaska state average of 77%.
How many students attend Nunam Iqua School?
59 students attend Nunam Iqua School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
98% of Nunam Iqua School students are American Indian, and 2% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Nunam Iqua School?
Nunam Iqua School has a student ration of 12:1, which is lower than the Alaska state average of 14:1.
What grades does Nunam Iqua School offer ?
Nunam Iqua School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Nunam Iqua School part of?
Nunam Iqua School is part of Lower Yukon School District.
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