Effie Kokrine Charter School

  • Effie Kokrine Charter School serves 156 students in grades 7-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 10-14% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 34%) for the 2014-15 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 15-19% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 38%) for the 2014-15 school year.
  • Effie Kokrine Charter School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alaska for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2014-15 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Alaska state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 77% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is higher than the Alaska state average of 52%.

School Overview

  • Effie Kokrine Charter School's student population of 156 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 11 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students156 students
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Total Classroom Teachers11 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Effie Kokrine Charter School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 466 schools in Alaska (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2014-15 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Effie Kokrine Charter School is 0.61, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.35. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AK)
Overall School Rankn/an/a
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)10-14%
34%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)15-19%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:117:1
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American Indian
56%
23%
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Asian
n/a
6%
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Hispanic
5%
7%
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Black
1%
3%
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White
23%
48%
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Two or more races
15%
10%
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Diversity Score0.610.35
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Graduation Rate≥50%
75%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
57%
39%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFairbanks North Star Borough School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education

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  3.67 out of 5  (3 reviews)
5  
This is my 9th year working at this school and I have been in the district since 1990. This school by far is the best for teacher/student interaction. I have seen our teachers and staff bend over backwards and stand on their heads for these kids. Meaning they are always there and looking for ways to help and guide these kiddos. The answer is not "close down the school" but help build these students up and prepare them for life. The kids and staff say this school is home and we are family~
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4  
This school means the world to the students who go to Effie Kokrine. "I love my school," one Senior said in 12/2016. "Why?" "Because I'm at home here. It's the only constant thing in my life." Effie serves students in grades 7-12 with waiting lists for all the high school grades (2/2017). We have intensive literacy programs grades 7-8, and zero staff turnover since 2014. We've got rising test scores and we're working hard to improve. 11 teachers and 1 head teacher/principal. We know our students. Our students know us. We turn on a dime to meet kids' needs. We work hard to show respect and honor Alaska's native cultures and teach and celebrate cultural learning and values. Our students meet the same graduation requirements as every other school in the district. Both students and teachers like being here.
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2  
Close it down and send the kids to a good school. Very lacking in education performance.
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