Alternative Learning Systems

Tel: (907)452-2000
Grades PK-12
129 students
Alternative Learning Systems serves 129 students in grades PK - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 32:1 is higher than the AK average of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 51% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is equal to the state average of 51%.
Alternative Learning Systems operates within the Fairbanks North Star Borough School District.

School Overview

The student population of 129 students has grown by 18% over five years.
The teacher population of 4 teachers has declined by 42% over five years.
School Type Alternative school
Grades Offered Grades PK-12
Total Students 129 students
Alternative Learning Systems Total Students (2000-2014)
Gender % Alternative Learning Systems Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 4 teachers
Alternative Learning Systems Total Teachers (2002-2014)
Students by Grade Alternative Learning Systems Student By Grade

School Comparison

The school's diversity score of 0.64 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 32:1 17:1
Alternative Learning Systems Student Teacher Ratio (2000-2014)
American Indian
35%
24%
Alternative Learning Systems American Indian Students (2000-2014)
Asian
2%
6%
Alternative Learning Systems Asian Students (2001-2014)
Hispanic
3%
7%
Alternative Learning Systems Black Students (2000-2014)
Black
5%
3%
Alternative Learning Systems Black Students (2000-2014)
White
49%
49%
Alternative Learning Systems White Students (2000-2014)
Two or more races
6%
8%
Alternative Learning Systems 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.
0.64 0.37
Alternative Learning Systems Diversity Score (2000-2014)
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.
n/a
36%
Alternative Learning Systems Eligible for Free Lunch (2004-2013)
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.
n/a
6%
Alternative Learning Systems Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2004-2013)

District Comparison

Fairbanks North Star Borough School District's student population of 14,105 students has stayed relatively flat 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 grown by 5% 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 stayed relatively flat 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)
District Total Revenue $223 MM $10 MM
Fairbanks North Star Borough   School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $228 MM $10 MM
Fairbanks North Star Borough   School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $15,305 $25,342
Fairbanks North Star Borough   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $15,667 $25,523
Fairbanks North Star Borough   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
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 Fairbanks B.e.s.t. (0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Fairbanks B.e.s.t. (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Fairbanks B.e.s.t. (0 miles away)
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    Grades: KG-12 | 268 students
    0 miles
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    FairbanksAK 99701
    (907)452-2000
    0KG-12268
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    Grades: PK-8 | 414 students
    0.3 miles
    1000 Barnette St
    FairbanksAK 99701
    (907)456-6072
    0.3PK-8414
  • FairbanksLathrop High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1075 students
    0.4 miles
    901 Airport Way
    FairbanksAK 99701
    (907)456-7794
    0.49-121075
  • FairbanksRyan Middle School
    Grades: 7-8 | 383 students
    0.4 miles
    951 Airport Way
    FairbanksAK 99701
    (907)452-4751
    0.47-8383
  • FairbanksHunter Elementary School
    Grades: PK-6 | 357 students
    0.7 miles
    1630 Gillam Way
    FairbanksAK 99701
    (907)456-5775
    0.7PK-6357

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