William Sonny Nelson School
William Sonny Nelson School serves 15 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
William Sonny Nelson School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Alaska for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is <50% (which is higher than the Alaska state average of 39%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is <50% (which is higher than the Alaska state average of 42%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the Alaska state level of 15:1.
William Sonny Nelson School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Alaska for:
William Sonny Nelson School's student population of 15 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 2 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
William Sonny Nelson School is ranked within the top 20% 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 William Sonny Nelson School is 0.40, 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 Data
State Level (AK)
Overall Testing Rank
#83 out of 461 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education
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