Lathrop High School

Lathrop High School serves 1,112 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the AK average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 50%.
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 1112 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 67 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,112 students
Lathrop High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 67 teachers
Lathrop High School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Lathrop High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.65 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 16:1 13:1
Lathrop High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
American Indian
7%
24%
Lathrop High School American Indian Students (1989-2013)
Asian
4%
6%
Lathrop High School Asian Students (1989-2013)
Hispanic
11%
6%
Lathrop High School Black Students (1989-2013)
Black
12%
4%
Lathrop High School Black Students (1989-2013)
White
56%
50%
Lathrop High School White Students (1989-2013)
Hawaiian
1%
2%
Lathrop High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2013)
Two or more races
9%
8%
Lathrop High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Lathrop High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown AK All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.65 0.36
Lathrop High School Diversity Score (1989-2013)
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.
29%
34%
Lathrop High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2013)
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 (2003-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 14,604 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 72% has decreased from 93% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $14,485 is less than the state average of $21,927. The district revenue/student has grown by 34% over four years.
The district spending/student of $15,195 is less than the state average of $24,242. The district spending/student has grown by 39% over four years.
School District Name Fairbanks North Star Borough School District
Number of Schools
Managed
35
4
Number of Students Managed 14,604 398
Fairbanks North Star Borough   School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
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 District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $218 MM $10 MM
Fairbanks North Star Borough   School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $14,485 $21,927
Fairbanks North Star Borough   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $15,195 $24,242
Fairbanks North Star Borough   School District 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 Grades Students
  • FairbanksRyan Middle School
    1 Negative Reviews
    951 Airport Way
    FairbanksAK 99701
    (907)452-4751
    0 mi | Gr. 7-8 | 391 students                      
  • FairbanksBarnette Magnet School
    Magnet School
    1000 Barnette St
    FairbanksAK 99701
    (907)456-6072
    Magnet School

    0.2 mi | Gr. KG-8 | 406 students                      
  • FairbanksHunter Elementary School
    1630 Gillam Way
    FairbanksAK 99701
    (907)456-5775
    0.3 mi | Gr. PK-6 | 376 students                      
  • FairbanksAlternative Learning Systems
    Alternative School
    520 Fifth Ave
    FairbanksAK 99701
    (907)452-2000
    Alternative School

    0.4 mi | Gr. PK-12 | 131 students                      
  • FairbanksFairbanks B.e.s.t.
    Alternative School
    520 Fifth Ave
    FairbanksAK 99701
    (907)452-2000
    Alternative School

    0.4 mi | Gr. KG-12 | 266 students                      

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