Aurora Borealis Charter School

705 Frontage Rd Ste A
Rank
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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 85-89% (which is higher than the Alaska state average of 40%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 85-89% (which is higher than the Alaska state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Alaska state level of 17:1.
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 Placements

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

School Overview

Aurora Borealis Charter School's student population of 197 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 12 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Awards Blue Ribbon School (2010)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students197 students
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Total Classroom Teachers12 teachers
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School Comparison

Aurora Borealis Charter School is ranked within the top 1% of all 466 schools in Alaska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (AK)
Overall Testing Rank
#1 out of 466 schools
(Top 1%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
85-89%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
85-89%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:117:1
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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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Diversity Score
0.320.71
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameKenai Peninsula Borough School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Aurora Borealis Charter School is Kenai Alternative High School (0.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Marathon School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Kaleidoscope School Of Arts & Science (1.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Kenai Kenai Alternative High School Alternative School
    Grades: 9-12 | 71 students
    0.0 miles
    705 Frontage Road #c
    Kenai, AK 99611
    (907) 335-2870
    0 9-12 71
  • Kenai Kaleidoscope School Of Arts & Science Charter School
    Math: 45-49% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 260 students
    1.2 miles
    549 N Forest Dr
    Kenai, AK 99611
    (907) 283-0804
    1.2 K-5 260
  • Kenai Marathon School Alternative School
    Grades: 7-12 | 5 students
    1.2 miles
    405 Marathon Rd
    Kenai, AK 99611
    (907) 335-3343
    1.2 7-12 5
  • Kenai Kenai Central High School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 462 students
    1.6 miles
    9583 Kenai Spur Hwy
    Kenai, AK 99611
    (907) 283-2100
    1.6 9-12 462
  • Kenai Kenai Middle School Math: 43% | Reading: 58%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 344 students
    1.8 miles
    201 Tinker Ln
    Kenai, AK 99611
    (907) 283-1700
    1.8 6-8 344

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