Chinook Montessori Charter School

3002 International Street

Fairbanks, AK 99701

Tel: (907)452-5020
  • Chinook Montessori Charter School serves 150 students in grades KG-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the AK average of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is less than the state average of 52%.
  • Chinook Montessori Charter School operates within the Fairbanks North Star Borough School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 150 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 8 teachers has grown by 14% over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades KG-8
Total Students 150 students
Chinook Montessori Charter School Total Students (1997-2015)
Gender % Chinook Montessori Charter School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 8 teachers
Chinook Montessori Charter School Total Teachers (1997-2015)
Students by Grade Chinook Montessori Charter School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has decreased from 22:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.37 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 19:1 18:1
Chinook Montessori Charter School Student Teacher Ratio (1998-2014)
American Indian
3%
24%
Chinook Montessori Charter School American Indian Students (1997-2015)
Asian
2%
6%
Chinook Montessori Charter School Asian Students (1997-2015)
Hispanic
n/a
7%
Chinook Montessori Charter School Black Students (1999-2013)
Black
n/a
3%
Chinook Montessori Charter School Black Students (1997-2013)
White
78%
48%
Chinook Montessori Charter School White Students (1997-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a
3%
Chinook Montessori Charter School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
17%
9%
Chinook Montessori Charter 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.
0.37 0.36
Chinook Montessori Charter School Diversity Score (1997-2015)
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.
n/a
38%
Chinook Montessori Charter School Eligible for Free Lunch (2003-2007)
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.
n/a
5%
Chinook Montessori Charter School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2003-2007)

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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