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For the 2021 school year, there are 36 public schools serving 13,780 students in Fairbanks North Star Borough School District. Fairbanks North Star Borough School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Alaska.
The top ranked public schools in Fairbanks North Star Borough School District are Watershed Charter School, Crawford Elementary School and Pearl Creek Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Public schools in Fairbanks North Star Borough School District have an average math proficiency score of 41% (versus the Alaska public school average of 37%), and reading proficiency score of 45% (versus the 43% statewide average). This district's average testing ranking is 7/10, which is in the top 50% of public schools in Alaska.
Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Hispanic and American Indian), which is less than the Alaska public school average of 52% (majority American Indian).

Overview

School District NameFairbanks North Star Borough School District
School District Websitehttp://www.k12northstar.org
School District Phone Number(907) 452-2000
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (AK)
# of Schools36 Schools508 Schools
# of Students13,780 Students132,845 Students
# of Teachers773 Teachers7,746 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio18:117:1

District Comparison

Fairbanks North Star Borough School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 53 school districts in Alaska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-2018 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 78% has increased from 74% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (AK)
Overall Testing Rank
#12 out of 53 school districts
(Top 30%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Fairbanks North Star Borough   School District, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
40%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Fairbanks North Star Borough   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of AK by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
46%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Fairbanks North Star Borough   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of AK by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate
78%
77%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Fairbanks North Star Borough   School District and public school graduation rate of AK by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.620.71
# of American Indian Students1,161 Students30,415 Students
% American Indian Students
8%
23%
# of Asian Students285 Students7,785 Students
% Asian Students
2%
6%
# of Hispanic Students1,192 Students8,868 Students
% Hispanic Students
9%
7%
# of Black Students627 Students3,866 Students
% Black Students
5%
3%
# of White Students8,052 Students63,200 Students
% White Students
58%
47%
# of Hawaiian Students167 Students3,914 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
1%
3%
# of Two or more races Students2,296 Students14,797 Students
% of Two or more races Students
17%
11%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:2043,586
# of Students in Kindergarten:1,08410,193
# of Students in 1st Grade:1,11710,240
# of Students in 2nd Grade:1,12710,329
# of Students in 3rd Grade:1,13710,407
# of Students in 4th Grade:1,19310,398
# of Students in 5th Grade:1,13310,225
# of Students in 6th Grade:1,03010,006
# of Students in 7th Grade:9779,737
# of Students in 8th Grade:9859,478
# of Students in 9th Grade:1,0019,579
# of Students in 10th Grade:9239,285
# of Students in 11th Grade:1,0559,500
# of Students in 12th Grade:8149,882
# of Ungraded Students: - -

Fiscal Data Comparison

The revenue/student of $18,109 in this school district is less than the state median of $24,474. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $17,495 is less than the state median of $24,972. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017This School DistrictThis State (AK)
Total Revenue$250 MM$10 MM
This chart display total revenue of Fairbanks North Star Borough   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in AK by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending$241 MM$11 MM
This chart display total spending of Fairbanks North Star Borough   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in AK by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$18,109$24,474
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Fairbanks North Star Borough   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in AK by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$17,495$24,972
This chart display average spending per public school student in Fairbanks North Star Borough   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in AK by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Fairbanks North Star Borough School District Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Watershed Charter School Charter School
    Math: 70-74% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    4975 Decathlon Ave
    Fairbanks, AK 99709
    (907) 374-9350

    Grades: K-8 | 197 students
  • Rank: #22.
    Crawford Elementary School Math: 65% | Reading: 65%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    692 Raven's Way
    Eielson Afb, AK 99702
    (907) 372-3306

    Grades: 3-6 | 296 students
  • Rank: #33.
    Pearl Creek Elementary School Math: 66% | Reading: 63%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    700 Auburn Dr
    Fairbanks, AK 99709
    (907) 479-4234

    Grades: PK-6 | 492 students
  • Rank: #44.
    Barnette Magnet School Magnet School
    Math: 60% | Reading: 63%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    1000 Barnette St
    Fairbanks, AK 99701
    (907) 456-6072

    Grades: PK-8 | 431 students
  • Rank: #55.
    Chinook Montessori Charter School Magnet School
    Charter School
    Math: 55-59% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    3002 International St
    Fairbanks, AK 99701
    (907) 452-5020

    Grades: K-8 | 152 students
  • Rank: #66.
    Salcha Elementary School Math: 60-69% | Reading: 50-59%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    8530 Richardson Hwy
    Fairbanks, AK 99701
    (907) 488-3267

    Grades: PK-6 | 72 students
  • Rank: #77.
    Ladd Elementary School Math: 50% | Reading: 57%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    601 F St
    Fairbanks, AK 99701
    (907) 451-1700

    Grades: PK-6 | 501 students
  • Rank: #88.
    University Park Elementary School Math: 53% | Reading: 51%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    554 Loftus Rd
    Fairbanks, AK 99709
    (907) 479-6963

    Grades: PK-6 | 475 students
  • Rank: #99.
    Boreal Sun Charter School Charter School
    Math: 40-44% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    2404 S Barnette St
    Fairbanks, AK 99701
    (907) 456-5444

    Grades: K-7 | 179 students
  • Rank: #1010.
    Randy Smith Middle School Math: 44% | Reading: 58%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    1401 Bainbridge
    Fairbanks, AK 99701
    (907) 458-7600

    Grades: 7-8 | 295 students
  • Rank: #1111.
    Fairbanks B.e.s.t. Math: 35-39% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    520 Fifth Ave
    Fairbanks, AK 99701
    (907) 452-2000

    Grades: K-12 | 292 students
  • Rank: #1212.
    Woodriver Elementary School Math: 56% | Reading: 46%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    5000 Palo Verde Dr
    Fairbanks, AK 99709
    (907) 479-4211

    Grades: PK-6 | 436 students
  • Rank: #1313.
    Ben Eielson Jr/sr High School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    675 Raven's Way
    Eielson Afb, AK 99702
    (907) 372-3110

    Grades: 7-12 | 351 students
  • Rank: #1414.
    Midnight Sun Elementary School Math: 55% | Reading: 41%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    2301 Bradway Rd
    Fairbanks, AK 99701
    (907) 488-0134

    Grades: PK-5 | 476 students
  • Rank: #1515.
    Weller Elementary School Math: 48% | Reading: 49%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    635 Elementary Dr
    Fairbanks, AK 99701
    (907) 457-1629

    Grades: PK-6 | 468 students
  • Rank: #1616.
    Tanana Middle School Math: 31% | Reading: 52%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    600 Trainor Gate Rd
    Fairbanks, AK 99701
    (907) 452-8145

    Grades: 7-8 | 385 students
  • Rank: #1717.
    North Pole Elementary School Math: 47% | Reading: 43%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    250 Snowman Ln
    North Pole, AK 99705
    (907) 488-2286

    Grades: PK-5 | 487 students
  • Rank: #1818.
    Arctic Light Elementary School Math: 37% | Reading: 43%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    4167 Neely Rd
    Fort Wainwright, AK 99703
    (907) 356-2038

    Grades: PK-6 | 538 students
  • Rank: #1919.
    Nordale Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    397 Hamilton Ave
    Fairbanks, AK 99701
    (907) 452-2696

    Grades: PK-6 | 362 students
  • Rank: #2020.
    Joy Elementary School Math: 41% | Reading: 33%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    24 Margaret St
    Fairbanks, AK 99701
    (907) 456-5469

    Grades: PK-6 | 425 students
  • Rank: #2121.
    Ticasuk Brown Elementary School Math: 35% | Reading: 39%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    785 Lakloey Dr
    Fairbanks, AK 99701
    (907) 488-3200

    Grades: PK-5 | 504 students
  • Rank: #2222.
    Anne Wien Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1501 Hampstead Ave
    Fairbanks, AK 99701
    (907) 451-7500

    Grades: PK-6 | 378 students
  • Rank: #2323.
    West Valley High School Math: 33% | Reading: 39%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    3800 Geist Rd
    Fairbanks, AK 99709
    (907) 479-4221

    Grades: 9-12 | 976 students
  • Rank: #2424.
    Hutchison High School Vocational School
    Math: 30-34% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    3750 Geist Rd
    Fairbanks, AK 99709
    (907) 479-2261

    Grades: 9-12 | 408 students
  • Rank: #2525.
    Denali Elementary School Math: 35% | Reading: 36%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1042 Lathrop St
    Fairbanks, AK 99701
    (907) 452-2456

    Grades: PK-6 | 345 students
  • Rank: #2626.
    North Pole Middle School Math: 31% | Reading: 40%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    300 East 8th Ave
    North Pole, AK 99705
    (907) 488-2271

    Grades: 6-8 | 594 students
  • Rank: #2727.
    Ryan Middle School Math: 28% | Reading: 41%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1450 Cowles
    Fairbanks, AK 99701
    (907) 452-4751

    Grades: 7-8 | 371 students
  • Rank: #2828.
    Hunter Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1630 Gillam Way
    Fairbanks, AK 99701
    (907) 456-5775

    Grades: PK-6 | 374 students
  • Rank: #2929.
    Two Rivers School Math: 20-29% | Reading: 30-39%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    400 Two Rivers Rd
    Fairbanks, AK 99701
    (907) 488-6616

    Grades: PK-8 | 87 students
  • Rank: #3030.
    Lathrop High School Math: 18% | Reading: 24%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    901 Airport Way
    Fairbanks, AK 99701
    (907) 456-7794

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,023 student
  • Rank: #3131.
    Star Of The North Secondary School Charter School
    Math: 11-19% | Reading: 20-29%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2945 Monk Ct
    North Pole, AK 99705
    (907) 490-9025

    Grades: 7-12 | 186 students
  • Rank: #3232.
    Effie Kokrine Charter School Charter School
    Math: 10-14% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    601 Loftus Rd
    Fairbanks, AK 99709
    (907) 474-0958

    Grades: 7-12 | 171 students
  • Rank: #3333.
    North Pole High School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    601 Nphs Blvd
    North Pole, AK 99705
    (907) 488-3761

    Grades: 9-12 | 708 students
  • Rank: #3434.
    Alternative Learning Systems Alternative School
    Math: ≤10% | Reading: 11-19%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    520 Fifth Ave
    Fairbanks, AK 99701
    (907) 452-2000

    Grades: PK-12 | 111 students
  • Rank: #35-3635.- 36.768 Kodiak St
    Eielson Afb, AK 99702
    (907) 372-2167

    Grades: PK-2 | 216 students
  • Show 1 more public schools in Fairbanks North Star Borough School District (out of 36 total schools)
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