Boreal Sun Charter School

2404 S Barnette St
Fairbanks, AK 99701
7/
10
Top 50%
Serving 203 students in grades Kindergarten-8, Boreal Sun Charter School ranks in the top 50% of all schools in Alaska for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 36%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-54% (which is higher than the Alaska state average of 44%).
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Alaska state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Alaska state average of 53% (majority American Indian).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 203 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 29%
  • : Top 50% in AK
  • : 30-34% (Top 50%)
  • : 50-54% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AK Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Boreal Sun Charter School's student population of 203 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 11 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
203 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
11 teachers
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School Rankings

Boreal Sun Charter School ranks within the top 50% of all 443 schools in Alaska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Boreal Sun Charter School is 0.47, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AK)
#174 out of 443 schools
(Top 50%)
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30-34%
36%
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50-54%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
14:1
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American Indian
4%
22%
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Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
11%
8%
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Black
n/a
2%
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White
71%
47%
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Hawaiian
n/a
3%
Two or more races
13%
13%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.47
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AK Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Boreal Sun Charter School's ranking?
Boreal Sun Charter School is ranked #174 out of 443 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Alaska.
What schools are Boreal Sun Charter School often compared to?
Boreal Sun Charter Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Woodriver Elementary School, Watershed Charter School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
30-34% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% AK state average), while 50-54% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 44% AK state average).
How many students attend Boreal Sun Charter School?
203 students attend Boreal Sun Charter School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
71% of Boreal Sun Charter School students are White, 13% of students are Two or more races, 11% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Boreal Sun Charter School?
Boreal Sun Charter School has a student ration of 18:1, which is higher than the Alaska state average of 14:1.
What grades does Boreal Sun Charter School offer ?
Boreal Sun Charter School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-8 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Boreal Sun Charter School part of?
Boreal Sun Charter School is part of Fairbanks North Star Borough School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 203 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 29%
  • : Top 50%
  • : 30-34% (Top 50%)
  • : 50-54% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AK Dept. of Education

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