About Our School

  • Nordale Elementary School opened in 1953 and has provided over 50 years of continuous service to students in grades K-6. Located in the heart of the city of Fairbanks, Nordale is dedicated to building a strong academic foundation for students, developing a desire to learn and grow with the student's abilities and aspirations in partnership with parents, community and families.
    Hjalmar Nordale Elementary School has seen many generations of families pass through its doors. It is a part of the colorful historic past of Fairbanks. The Nordale community continues to support and be the strength of this school.

Mission Statement

  • The mission of Nordale Elementary, in partnership with parents and community, is to ensure that all students build a strong academic foundation, develop responsible behavior, and grow in self-confidence and decision making abilities.


  • We believe... that all students can learn, that parents are our partners, that all students can learn to understand and appreciate individual differences, that all students are responsible for their behavior, that all students have potential, that all of our students deserve the best education possible, and that high achievement evolves from high expectations, student personal commitment and parental support.

Contact Information

  • Address
    397 Hamilton Avenue
    Fairbanks, AK 99701
    School Hours
    Students: 8:00 am - 2:30 pm
    Office: 7:30 am - 3:30 pm
    Brian Powell

    Elementary Principal

    (907) 452-2696
    (907) 456-5608 [fax]
Last Modified on October 23, 2021