Fairbanks North Star Borough School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 36 public schools serving 13,780 students in Fairbanks North Star Borough School District. This district's average testing ranking is 6/10, which is in the top 50% of public schools in Alaska.
Public Schools in Fairbanks North Star Borough School District have an average math proficiency score of 39% (versus the Alaska public school average of 36%), and reading proficiency score of 41% (versus the 40% statewide average).
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. Fairbanks North Star Borough School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked 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).

Top Rankings

Fairbanks North Star Borough School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Alaska for:

Category
Attribute
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Fairbanks North Star Borough School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (AK)
# Schools
36 Schools
511 Schools
# Students
13,780 Students
132,589 Students
# Teachers
773 Teachers
7,730 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
18:1

District Rank

Fairbanks North Star Borough School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 54 school districts in Alaska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 80% has increased from 73% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (AK)
Overall District Rank
#21 out of 54 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Fairbanks North Star Borough   School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
39%
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 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
42%
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 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
80%
79%
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 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.62
0.71
# American Indian Students
1,161 Students
30,413 Students
% American Indian Students
8%
23%
# Asian Students
285 Students
7,782 Students
% Asian Students
2%
6%
# Hispanic Students
1,192 Students
8,824 Students
% Hispanic Students
9%
7%
# Black Students
627 Students
3,837 Students
% Black Students
5%
3%
# White Students
8,052 Students
63,056 Students
% White Students
58%
47%
# Hawaiian Students
167 Students
3,910 Students
% Hawaiian Students
1%
3%
# Two or more races Students
2,296 Students
14,767 Students
% of Two or more races Students
17%
11%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
204
3,586
# Students in K Grade:
1,084
10,146
# Students in 1st Grade:
1,117
10,208
# Students in 2nd Grade:
1,127
10,287
# Students in 3rd Grade:
1,137
10,371
# Students in 4th Grade:
1,193
10,363
# Students in 5th Grade:
1,133
10,190
# Students in 6th Grade:
1,030
9,977
# Students in 7th Grade:
977
9,737
# Students in 8th Grade:
985
9,478
# Students in 9th Grade:
1,001
9,579
# Students in 10th Grade:
923
9,285
# Students in 11th Grade:
1,055
9,500
# Students in 12th Grade:
814
9,882
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $17,856 in this school district is less than the state median of $26,005. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $17,176 is less than the state median of $25,710. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (AK)
Total Revenue
$246 MM
$11 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 2017-18 school year data.
Spending
$237 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 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$17,856
$26,005
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 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student
$17,176
$25,710
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 2017-18 school year data.

Best Fairbanks North Star Borough School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Watershed Charter School
Charter School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 75-79%
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: 61% | Reading: 62%
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: 59% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
(1)
700 Auburn Dr
Fairbanks, AK 99709
(907) 479-4234
Grades: PK-6
| 492 students
Rank: #44.
Weller Elementary School
Math: 58% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
635 Elementary Dr
Fairbanks, AK 99701
(907) 457-1629
Grades: PK-6
| 468 students
Rank: #55.
Arctic Light Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
(1)
4167 Neely Rd
Fort Wainwright, AK 99703
(907) 356-2038
Grades: PK-6
| 538 students
Rank: #66.
Boreal Sun Charter School
Charter School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2404 S Barnette St
Fairbanks, AK 99701
(907) 456-5444
Grades: K-7
| 179 students
Rank: #77.
Chinook Montessori Charter School
Magnet School
Charter School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
3002 International St
Fairbanks, AK 99701
(907) 452-5020
Grades: K-8
| 152 students
Rank: #88.
Barnette Magnet School
Magnet School
Math: 52% | Reading: 49%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1000 Barnette St
Fairbanks, AK 99701
(907) 456-6072
Grades: PK-8
| 431 students
Rank: #99.
Ladd Elementary School
Math: 45% | Reading: 51%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
601 F St
Fairbanks, AK 99701
(907) 451-1700
Grades: PK-6
| 501 students
Rank: #1010.
Randy Smith Middle School
Math: 41% | Reading: 53%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1401 Bainbridge
Fairbanks, AK 99701
(907) 458-7600
Grades: 7-8
| 295 students
Rank: #1111.
Salcha Elementary School
Math: 50-59% | Reading: 30-39%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
8530 Richardson Hwy
Fairbanks, AK 99701
(907) 488-3267
Grades: PK-6
| 72 students
Rank: #1212.
University Park Elementary School
Math: 46% | Reading: 49%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
(1)
554 Loftus Rd
Fairbanks, AK 99709
(907) 479-6963
Grades: PK-6
| 475 students
Rank: #1313.
Midnight Sun Elementary School
Math: 48% | Reading: 42%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2301 Bradway Rd
Fairbanks, AK 99701
(907) 488-0134
Grades: PK-5
| 476 students
Rank: #1414.
Woodriver Elementary School
Math: 42% | Reading: 42%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
(1)
5000 Palo Verde Dr
Fairbanks, AK 99709
(907) 479-4211
Grades: PK-6
| 436 students
Rank: #1515.
North Pole Elementary School
Math: 45% | Reading: 37%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
250 Snowman Ln
North Pole, AK 99705
(907) 488-2286
Grades: PK-5
| 487 students
Rank: #1616.
Ben Eielson Jr/sr High School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
675 Raven's Way
Eielson Afb, AK 99702
(907) 372-3110
Grades: 7-12
| 351 students
Rank: #1717.
Hutchison High School
Vocational School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
3750 Geist Rd
Fairbanks, AK 99709
(907) 479-2261
Grades: 9-12
| 408 students
Rank: #1818.
West Valley High School
Math: 39% | Reading: 41%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
3800 Geist Rd
Fairbanks, AK 99709
(907) 479-4221
Grades: 9-12
| 976 students
Rank: #1919.
Nordale Elementary School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
397 Hamilton Ave
Fairbanks, AK 99701
(907) 452-2696
Grades: PK-6
| 362 students
Rank: #2020.
Fairbanks B.e.s.t.
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
520 Fifth Ave
Fairbanks, AK 99701
(907) 452-2000
Grades: K-12
| 292 students
Rank: #2121.
Two Rivers School
Math: 30-39% | Reading: 30-39%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
400 Two Rivers Rd
Fairbanks, AK 99701
(907) 488-6616
Grades: PK-8
| 87 students
Rank: #2222.
Ticasuk Brown Elementary School
Math: 31% | Reading: 36%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
785 Lakloey Dr
Fairbanks, AK 99701
(907) 488-3200
Grades: PK-5
| 504 students
Rank: #2323.
Joy Elementary School
Math: 27% | Reading: 37%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
24 Margaret St
Fairbanks, AK 99701
(907) 456-5469
Grades: PK-6
| 425 students
Rank: #2424.
North Pole Middle School
Math: 30% | Reading: 34%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
300 East 8th Ave
North Pole, AK 99705
(907) 488-2271
Grades: 6-8
| 594 students
Rank: #2525.
Ryan Middle School
Math: 28% | Reading: 33%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
(4)
1450 Cowles
Fairbanks, AK 99701
(907) 452-4751
Grades: 7-8
| 371 students
Rank: #2626.
Denali Elementary School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1042 Lathrop St
Fairbanks, AK 99701
(907) 452-2456
Grades: PK-6
| 345 students
Rank: #2727.
Lathrop High School
Math: 30% | Reading: 26%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
901 Airport Way
Fairbanks, AK 99701
(907) 456-7794
Grades: 9-12
| 1,023 students
Rank: #2828.
Tanana Middle School
Math: 22% | Reading: 34%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
600 Trainor Gate Rd
Fairbanks, AK 99701
(907) 452-8145
Grades: 7-8
| 385 students
Rank: #2929.
Anne Wien Elementary School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1501 Hampstead Ave
Fairbanks, AK 99701
(907) 451-7500
Grades: PK-6
| 378 students
Rank: #3030.
Hunter Elementary School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 15-19%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1630 Gillam Way
Fairbanks, AK 99701
(907) 456-5775
Grades: PK-6
| 374 students
Rank: #3131.
North Pole High School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
(2)
601 Nphs Blvd
North Pole, AK 99705
(907) 488-3761
Grades: 9-12
| 708 students
Rank: #3232.
Effie Kokrine Charter School
Charter School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
(5)
601 Loftus Rd
Fairbanks, AK 99709
(907) 474-0958
Grades: 7-12
| 171 students
Rank: #3333.
Star Of The North Secondary School
Charter School
Math: ≤10% | Reading: 20-29%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
2945 Monk Ct
North Pole, AK 99705
(907) 490-9025
Grades: 7-12
| 186 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
768 Kodiak St
Eielson Afb, AK 99702
(907) 372-2167
Grades: PK-2
| 216 students
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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Fairbanks North Star Borough School District
  • 520 Fifth Ave, Fairbanks, AK, 99701-4756
  • (907) 452-2000
  • k12northstar.org
  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 13,780 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 42%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 80% (Top 50% in AK)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 39% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 42% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.62

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