Lathrop High School

Lathrop High School serves 1,203 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the AK average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 49%.
Lathrop High School operates within the Fairbanks North Star Borough School District.
The school district's 72% graduation rate is higher than the AK state average of 70%.

Overview

The student population of 1203 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 67 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,203 students
Lathrop High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 67 teachers
Students by Grade Lathrop High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.66 is more than the state average of 0.36. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AK) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 13:1
American Indian
7%
23%
Asian
3%
6%
Hispanic
10%
6%
Black
12%
4%
White
55%
51%
All Ethnic Groups Lathrop High School Sch Ethnicity Lathrop High School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.66 0.36
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.
20%
34%
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.
7%
6%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 14,586 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 72% has decreased from 89% over five years.
School District Name Fairbanks North Star Borough School District
Number of Schools
Managed
35
4
Number of Students Managed 14,586 425
Fairbanks North Star Borough   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 72% 70%
Fairbanks North Star Borough   School District Graduation Rate (1998-2009)
District Total Revenue $208 MM $9 MM
Fairbanks North Star Borough   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $218 MM $10 MM
Fairbanks North Star Borough   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $14,485 $21,927
Fairbanks North Star Borough   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $15,195 $24,242
Fairbanks North Star Borough   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education

Nearby 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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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • FairbanksRyan Middle School
    951 Airport Way
    FairbanksAK 99701
    (907)452-4751
    0 mi | 395 students | Gr. 7-8                      
  • FairbanksBarnette Magnet School
    Magnet School
    1000 Barnette St
    FairbanksAK 99701
    (907)456-6072
    Magnet School

    0.2 mi | 406 students | Gr. KG-8                      
  • FairbanksHunter Elementary School
    1630 Gillam Way
    FairbanksAK 99701
    (907)456-5775
    0.3 mi | 394 students | Gr. PK-6                      
  • FairbanksAlternative Learning Systems
    Alternative School
    520 Fifth Ave
    FairbanksAK 99701
    (907)452-2000
    Alternative School

    0.4 mi | 109 students | Gr. PK-12                      
  • FairbanksFairbanks B.e.s.t.
    Alternative School
    520 Fifth Ave
    FairbanksAK 99701
    (907)452-2000
    Alternative School

    0.4 mi | 265 students | Gr. KG-12                      

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Did You Know?
Fairbanks, AK public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.44, which is higher than the Alaska average of 0.37. The most diverse school in Fairbanks is Hunter Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Alaska or national school diversity statistics.