William Sonny Nelson School

#5 Ekwok School Rd
Ekwok, AK 99580
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
8/
10
Top 30%
William Sonny Nelson School serves 15 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
William Sonny Nelson School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Alaska for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is <50% (which is higher than the Alaska state average of 40%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is <50% (which is higher than the Alaska state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the Alaska state level of 17:1.

Top Placements

William Sonny Nelson School places among the top 20% of public schools in Alaska for:

School Overview

William Sonny Nelson School's student population of 15 students has declined by 16% over five school years.
The teacher population of 2 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Total Students15 students
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Total Classroom Teachers2 teachers
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School Comparison

William Sonny Nelson School is ranked within the top 30% of all 466 schools in Alaska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (AK)
Overall Testing Rank
#107 out of 466 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
<50%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
<50%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio8:117:1
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American Indian
73%
23%
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Asian
n/a
6%
Hispanic
n/a
7%
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Black
n/a
3%
White
n/a
47%
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Hawaiian
n/a
3%
Two or more races
27%
11%
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Diversity Score
0.400.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
93%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
40%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSouthwest Region School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to William Sonny Nelson School is Chief Ivan Blunka School (9.1 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • New Stuyahok Chief Ivan Blunka School Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-12 | 141 students
    9.1 miles
    29 Old Airport Way
    New Stuyahok, AK 99636
    (907) 693-3144
    9.1 PK-12 141
  • Iliamna Kokhanok School Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-12 | 33 students
    27.6 miles
    School Rd
    Iliamna, AK 99606
    (907) 282-2210
    27.6 PK-12 33
  • Iliamna Newhalen School Math: 21-39% | Reading: 21-39%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-12 | 67 students
    27.6 miles
    School Rd
    Iliamna, AK 99606
    (907) 571-1211
    27.6 PK-12 67
  • Dillingham Dillingham Correspondence School
    Grades: K-12 | 1 student
    40.9 miles
    575 Wolverine Ln
    Dillingham, AK 99576
    (907) 842-5223
    40.9 K-12 1
  • Dillingham Dillingham Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 250 students
    41.0 miles
    565 Seward St
    Dillingham, AK 99576
    (907) 842-5642
    41 PK-5 250

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