Barnette Magnet School

Barnette Magnet School serves 431 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Barnette Magnet School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Alaska for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60% (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 63% (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 38% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Alaska state average of 53% (majority American Indian).

Top Placements

Barnette Magnet School places among the top 20% of public schools in Alaska for:

School Overview

Barnette Magnet School's student population of 431 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students431 students
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Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
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School Comparison

Barnette Magnet School is ranked within the top 10% 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 Barnette Magnet School is 0.57, 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
#41 out of 466 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:117:1
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American Indian
4%
23%
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Asian
4%
6%
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Hispanic
7%
7%
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Black
3%
3%
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White
62%
47%
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Hawaiian
n/a
3%
Two or more races
20%
11%
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Diversity Score
0.570.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
19%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFairbanks North Star Borough School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Barnette Magnet School is Lathrop High School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Ryan Middle School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Alternative Learning Systems (0.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Fairbanks Lathrop High School Math: 18% | Reading: 24%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,023 student
    0.2 miles
    901 Airport Way
    Fairbanks, AK 99701
    (907) 456-7794
    0.2 9-12 1,023
  • Fairbanks Ryan Middle School Math: 28% | Reading: 41%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 371 students
    0.2 miles
    1450 Cowles
    Fairbanks, AK 99701
    (907) 452-4751
    0.2 7-8 371
  • Fairbanks Alternative Learning Systems Alternative School
    Math: ≤10% | Reading: 11-19%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-12 | 111 students
    0.3 miles
    520 Fifth Ave
    Fairbanks, AK 99701
    (907) 452-2000
    0.3 PK-12 111
  • Fairbanks Fairbanks B.e.s.t. Math: 35-39% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-12 | 292 students
    0.3 miles
    520 Fifth Ave
    Fairbanks, AK 99701
    (907) 452-2000
    0.3 K-12 292
  • Fairbanks Hunter Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 374 students
    0.5 miles
    1630 Gillam Way
    Fairbanks, AK 99701
    (907) 456-5775
    0.5 PK-6 374

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