PROFICIENCY 10% 68% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
38%Kenai Peninsula Borough School District

Nanwalek School is a school servicing grades PK to 12 and is located in the district of "Kenai Peninsula Borough School District" in Nanwalek, AK. There are a total of 78 students and 8 teachers at Nanwalek School, for a student to teacher ratio of 11 to 1. There are a total of 69 free lunch students and 3 reduced lunch students.

Nanwalek School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 10.0%, which is 68% lower than the Alaska average.


Student/Teacher ratio11:1
Free lunch69
Reduced lunch3


Advanced Placement
AP enrollment0
Taking some courses0
Taking some courses (not tests)0
Passing some courses0
Passing no courses0

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Nanwalek School, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

All<= 10%
3< 50%
4< 50%
5< 50%
6< 50%
7< 50%
High School< 50%

Proficiency in languages by grade

All<= 10%
3< 50%
4< 50%
5< 50%
6< 50%
7< 50%
High School>= 50%

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

Nanwalek School race/ethnicity breakdown

White 0.0% 73.7% 48.4% 51.1%
Black 0.0% 0.6% 3.5% 15.9%
Asian 0.0% 1.3% 6.3% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 9.0% 4.0% 6.7% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 85.9% 10.4% 23.9% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.7% 2.5% 0.4%
Multiracial 5.1% 9.2% 8.7% 3.1%

Nanwalek demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)195191
Median age38.733.637.7
Male/Female ratio1.4:11.1:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)38%53%55%
Speak English86%84%79%
Speak Spanish1%4%13%

Education level achieved in Nanwalek

Completed 8th grade82.9%88.0%84.3%
Completed high school82.0%87.2%83.0%
Completed some college50.2%64.6%59.4%
Completed associate degree19.4%37.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors15.9%28.8%30.3%
Completed masters6.2%10.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.3%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.3%1.1%1.3%
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Source: The Nanwalek School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.