PROFICIENCY 40% 25% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
38%Kenai Peninsula Borough School District

Nikiski North Star Elementary is a school servicing grades PK to 5 and is located in the district of "Kenai Peninsula Borough School District" in Nikiski, AK. There are a total of 368 students and 26 teachers at Nikiski North Star Elementary, for a student to teacher ratio of 15 to 1. There are a total of 140 free lunch students and 35 reduced lunch students.

Nikiski North Star Elementary has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 39.5%, which is 25% higher than the Alaska average.


Student/Teacher ratio15:1
Free lunch140
Reduced lunch35


Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

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 Nikiski North Star Elementary, 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

High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

High Schooln/a

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.

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Nikiski North Star Elementary race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 75.1% 73.7% 48.4% 51.1%
African American 0.5% 0.6% 3.5% 15.9%
Asian 1.1% 1.3% 6.3% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 4.3% 4.0% 6.7% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 7.6% 10.4% 23.9% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.5% 0.7% 2.5% 0.4%
Multiracial 10.8% 9.2% 8.7% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

Nikiski Middle/senior High School26%5.3Nikiski, AK
Kaleidoscope School Of Arts & Science57%6.3Kenai, AK
Kenai Central High School32%7.3Kenai, AK
Kenai Middle School35%7.3Kenai, AK
Aurora Borealis Charter School80%7.4Kenai, AK
Kenai Alternative High School50%7.4Kenai, AK
Mt. View Elementary45%7.6Kenai, AK
Marathon School0%6.7Kenai, AK

Nikiski demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)4191
Median age57.733.637.7
Male/Female ratio1.2:11.1:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)60%53%55%
Speak English97%84%79%
Speak Spanish0%4%13%

Education level achieved in Nikiski

Completed 8th grade90.6%88.0%84.3%
Completed high school88.0%87.2%83.0%
Completed some college59.8%64.6%59.4%
Completed associate degree33.3%37.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors26.5%28.8%30.3%
Completed masters9.0%10.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.0%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.3%1.1%1.3%
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