Effie Kokrine Charter School

3.00 5 1 (2 reviews)
Tel: (907)474-0958
  • Effie Kokrine Charter School serves 157 students in grades 7-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the AK average of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 78% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is more than the state average of 52%.
  • Effie Kokrine Charter School operates within the Fairbanks North Star Borough School District.
  • Fairbanks North Star Borough School District's 77% graduation rate is higher than the AK state average of 76%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 157 students has grown by 8% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 11 teachers has grown by 10% over five years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students157 students
Effie Kokrine Charter School Total Students (2006-2015)
Gender %Effie Kokrine Charter School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers11 teachers
Effie Kokrine Charter School Total Teachers (2006-2015)
Students by GradeEffie Kokrine Charter School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(AK) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio14:117:1
Effie Kokrine Charter School Student Teacher Ratio (2006-2015)
American Indian
56%
24%
Effie Kokrine Charter School American Indian Students (2006-2015)
Asian
n/a
6%
Effie Kokrine Charter School Asian Students (2008-2012)
Hispanic
7%
7%
Effie Kokrine Charter School Black Students (2007-2015)
Black
5%
3%
Effie Kokrine Charter School Black Students (2006-2015)
White
22%
48%
Effie Kokrine Charter School White Students (2006-2015)
Two or more races
10%
9%
Effie Kokrine Charter School Two Or More Races Students (2009-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsEffie Kokrine Charter School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownAK All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.630.70
Effie Kokrine Charter School Diversity Score (2006-2015)
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.
58%
38%
Effie Kokrine Charter School Eligible for Free Lunch (2006-2015)
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.
12%
5%
Effie Kokrine Charter School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2006-2015)

District Comparison

  • Fairbanks North Star Borough School District's student population of 13,863 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 77% has increased from 64% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $15,492 in this district is less than the state average of $25,342. The district revenue/student has declined by 13% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $15,858 is less than the state average of $25,523. The district spending/student has declined by 13% over four years.
School District NameFairbanks North Star Borough School District
Number of Schools
Managed
35
4
Number of Students Managed13,863399
Fairbanks North Star Borough School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate77%76%
Fairbanks North Star Borough School District Graduation Rate (1999-2015)
District Total Revenue$223 MM$10 MM
Fairbanks North Star Borough School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$228 MM$10 MM
Fairbanks North Star Borough School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$15,492$25,342
Fairbanks North Star Borough School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$15,858$25,523
Fairbanks North Star Borough School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education

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School Reviews

  3.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
4  2/25/2017
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  12/7/2015
Close it down and send the kids to a good school. Very lacking in education performance.
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