Boreal Sun Charter School

Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Boreal Sun Charter School serves 179 students in grades Kindergarten-7.
Boreal Sun Charter School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Alaska for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45-49% (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 75-79% (which is higher than the Alaska state average of 42%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Alaska state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Hispanic and American Indian), which is lower than the Alaska state average of 53% (majority American Indian).

Top Rankings

Boreal Sun Charter School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Alaska for:

School Overview

School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-7
Total Students179 students
Gender % This chart display gender of Boreal Sun Charter School
Total Classroom Teachers10 teachers
Students by Grade This chart display the students of Boreal Sun Charter School by grade.

School Rankings

Boreal Sun Charter School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Boreal Sun Charter School is 0.37, 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 1985-1986 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AK)
Overall Testing Rank
#66 out of 461 schools
(Top 20%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Boreal Sun Charter School, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Boreal Sun Charter School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Alaska by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
75-79%
42%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Boreal Sun Charter School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Alaska by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio18:115:1
American Indian
3%
23%
Asian
2%
6%
Hispanic
4%
7%
Black
2%
3%
White
79%
47%
Hawaiian
n/a
3%
Two or more races
10%
11%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Boreal Sun Charter School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AK.
Diversity Score
0.370.71
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFairbanks North Star Borough School District
Source: 1985-1986 (latest school year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Boreal Sun Charter School is Lathrop High School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Chinook Montessori Charter School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Hunter Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Fairbanks Hunter Elementary School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 374 students
    0.6 miles
    1630 Gillam Way
    Fairbanks, AK 99701
    (907) 456-5775
    0.6 PK-6 374
  • Fairbanks Chinook Montessori Charter School Magnet School
    Charter School
    Math: 45-49% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 152 students
    0.8 miles
    3002 International St
    Fairbanks, AK 99701
    (907) 452-5020
    0.8 K-8 152
  • Fairbanks Lathrop High School Math: 30% | Reading: 26%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,023 student
    0.8 miles
    901 Airport Way
    Fairbanks, AK 99701
    (907) 456-7794
    0.8 9-12 1,023
  • Fairbanks Ryan Middle School Math: 28% | Reading: 33%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 371 students
    0.8 miles
    1450 Cowles
    Fairbanks, AK 99701
    (907) 452-4751
    0.8 7-8 371
  • Fairbanks Barnette Magnet School Magnet School
    Math: 52% | Reading: 49%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 431 students
    1.0 miles
    1000 Barnette St
    Fairbanks, AK 99701
    (907) 456-6072
    1 PK-8 431

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