Lathrop High School

Lathrop High School serves 1,075 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is equal to the AK average of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 51%.
Lathrop High School operates within the Fairbanks North Star Borough School District.
Fairbanks North Star Borough School District's 77% graduation rate is higher than the AK state average of 76%.

School Overview

The student population of 1075 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 62 teachers has declined by 8% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,075 students
Lathrop High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Lathrop High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 62 teachers
Lathrop High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Lathrop High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.68 is more than the state average of 0.37. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AK) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 17:1
Lathrop High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
American Indian
9%
24%
Lathrop High School American Indian Students (1990-2014)
Asian
3%
6%
Lathrop High School Asian Students (1990-2014)
Hispanic
11%
7%
Lathrop High School Black Students (1990-2014)
Black
13%
3%
Lathrop High School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
53%
49%
Lathrop High School White Students (1990-2014)
Hawaiian
2%
2%
Lathrop High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2014)
Two or more races
9%
8%
Lathrop High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.68 0.37
Lathrop High School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
28%
36%
Lathrop High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
9%
6%
Lathrop High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2004-2014)

District Comparison

Fairbanks North Star Borough School District's student population of 14,105 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 77% has decreased from 89% over five years.
The revenue/student of $15,305 in this district is less than the state average of $25,342. The district revenue/student has declined by 8% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $15,667 is less than the state average of $25,523. The district spending/student has declined by 8% over four years.
School District Name Fairbanks North Star Borough School District
Number of Schools
Managed
35
4
Number of Students Managed 14,105 405
Fairbanks North Star Borough   School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 77% 76%
Fairbanks North Star Borough   School District Graduation Rate (2000-2010)
District Total Revenue $223 MM $10 MM
Fairbanks North Star Borough   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2012)
District Spending $228 MM $10 MM
Fairbanks North Star Borough   School District District Spending (1990-2012)
District Revenue / Student $15,305 $25,342
Fairbanks North Star Borough   School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2012)
District Spending / Student $15,667 $25,523
Fairbanks North Star Borough   School District District Spending / Student (1992-2012)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Alternative Learning Systems (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Ryan Middle School (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Barnette Magnet School (0.2 miles away)
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  • FairbanksRyan Middle School
    Grades: 7-8 | 383 students
    0 miles
    951 Airport Way
    FairbanksAK 99701
    (907)452-4751
    07-8383
  • FairbanksBarnette Magnet SchoolMagnet School
    Grades: PK-8 | 414 students
    0.2 miles
    1000 Barnette St
    FairbanksAK 99701
    (907)456-6072
    0.2PK-8414
  • FairbanksHunter Elementary School
    Grades: PK-6 | 357 students
    0.3 miles
    1630 Gillam Way
    FairbanksAK 99701
    (907)456-5775
    0.3PK-6357
  • FairbanksAlternative Learning SystemsAlternative School
    Grades: PK-12 | 129 students
    0.4 miles
    520 Fifth Ave
    FairbanksAK 99701
    (907)452-2000
    0.4PK-12129
  • FairbanksFairbanks B.e.s.t.Alternative School
    Grades: KG-12 | 268 students
    0.4 miles
    520 Fifth Ave
    FairbanksAK 99701
    (907)452-2000
    0.4KG-12268

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