Boreal Sun Charter School

  • Boreal Sun Charter School serves 179 students in grades Kindergarten-7.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-44% (which is approximately equal to the Alaska state average of 40%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 70-74% (which is higher than the Alaska state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Alaska state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Alaska state average of 53%.

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Boreal Sun Charter School places 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 Comparison

    • Boreal Sun Charter School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Boreal Sun Charter School is 0.35, 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 School Rank (17-18)#79 out of 466 schools
    (Top 20%)
    Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (17-18)40-44%
    40%
    Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient) (17-18)70-74%
    46%
    Student : Teacher Ratio18:117:1
    American Indian
    2%
    23%
    Asian
    1%
    6%
    Hispanic
    5%
    7%
    Black
    2%
    3%
    White
    80%
    47%
    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 Score0.350.71
    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

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