705 Frontage Rd Ste A
Kenai, AK 99611
Rating
10/
10
Top 1%
Aurora Borealis Charter School serves 197 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
Aurora Borealis Charter School placed in the top 1% of all schools in Alaska for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 1%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 85-89% (which is higher than the Alaska state average of 39%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 85-89% (which is higher than the Alaska state average of 42%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Alaska state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is lower than the Alaska state average of 53% (majority American Indian).

Top Rankings

Aurora Borealis Charter School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Alaska for:

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School Overview

Aurora Borealis Charter School's student population of 197 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 12 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8
Total Students
197 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
12 teachers
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School Rankings

Aurora Borealis Charter School is ranked within the top 1% of all 461 schools in Alaska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Aurora Borealis Charter School is 0.32, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.71. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AK)
Overall Testing Rank
#1 out of 461 schools
(Top 1%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
85-89%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
85-89%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
15:1
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American Indian
7%
23%
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Asian
1%
6%
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Hispanic
1%
7%
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Black
n/a
3%
White
82%
47%
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Hawaiian
n/a
3%
Two or more races
9%
11%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.32
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Students: 197 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 18%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 1% in AK
  • Math Proficiency
    : 85-89% (Top 1%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 85-89% (Top 1%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.32 (Btm 50%)

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