Nome school information

IndexNomeAlaskaNational
Average Test Scores36%31%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:118:116:1
Total public schools528579,221
Total private schools15524,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a117,963
The Nome, AK educational system consists of 5 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Nome public schools have average test scores of 36% which is 14% higher than than the Alaska average and 27% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Nome public schools is 15:1, compared to 18:1 in Alaska and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 85.3% of students have completed 8th grade, 84.1% have completed high school, 23.4% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.7% have completed a doctorate degree.
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  • The average school test scores in Nome are 27% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 5 public schools in Nome.
  • 85.3% of people in Nome have completed 8th grade.
  • 84.1% of people in Nome have completed high school.
  • 23.4% of people in Nome have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Nome

IndexNomeAlaskaNational
Completed 8th grade85.3%88.0%84.3%
Completed high school84.1%87.2%83.0%
Completed some college57.1%64.6%59.4%
Completed associate degree29.8%37.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors23.4%28.8%30.3%
Completed masters5.7%10.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.7%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.9%1.1%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Nome (high school & post-secondary)

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Nome, AK3,78236%27%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Pelham, GA3,78225%50%
Ashburn, GA3,78223%52%
Evergreen, AL3,78327%45%
Basalt, CO3,78334%30%
Yellow Springs, OH3,78483%68%
Nome, AK3,78236%27%
Source: The Nome, AK education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.