Barnette Magnet School

1000 Barnette Street

Fairbanks, AK 99701

Tel: (907)456-6072
  • Barnette Magnet School serves 409 students in grades PK-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the AK average of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority American Indian and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 52%.
  • Barnette Magnet School operates within the Fairbanks North Star Borough School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 409 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 28 teachers has grown by 16% over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades PK-8
Total Students 409 students
Barnette Magnet School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Barnette Magnet School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 28 teachers
Barnette Magnet School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Barnette Magnet School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.51 is more than the state average of 0.36. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AK) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 18:1
Barnette Magnet School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
American Indian
6%
24%
Barnette Magnet School American Indian Students (1991-2015)
Asian
2%
6%
Barnette Magnet School Asian Students (1991-2015)
Hispanic
3%
7%
Barnette Magnet School Black Students (1991-2015)
Black
3%
3%
Barnette Magnet School Black Students (1991-2015)
White
67%
48%
Barnette Magnet School White Students (1991-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a
3%
Barnette Magnet School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
19%
9%
Barnette Magnet School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
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.
0.51 0.36
Barnette Magnet School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
20%
38%
Barnette Magnet School Eligible for Free Lunch (1991-2015)
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.
5%
5%
Barnette Magnet School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2005-2015)

District Comparison

  • Fairbanks North Star Borough School District's student population of 13,863 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $17,693 in this district is less than the state average of $26,078. The district revenue/student has grown by 15% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $18,069 is less than the state average of $26,105. The district spending/student has grown by 15% over four years.
School District Name Fairbanks North Star Borough School District
Number of Schools
Managed
35
4
Number of Students Managed 13,863 399
Fairbanks North Star Borough School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue $254 MM $10 MM
Fairbanks North Star Borough School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending $260 MM $10 MM
Fairbanks North Star Borough School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student $17,693 $26,078
Fairbanks North Star Borough School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student $18,069 $26,105
Fairbanks North Star Borough School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education

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