Effie Kokrine Charter School

Effie Kokrine Charter School serves 171 students in grades 7-12.
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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 10-14% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 39%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 42%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Alaska state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 82% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is higher than the Alaska state average of 53% (majority American Indian).

School Overview

Effie Kokrine Charter School's student population of 171 students has grown by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 12 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students171 students
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Total Classroom Teachers12 teachers
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School Rankings

Effie Kokrine Charter School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 461 schools in Alaska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Effie Kokrine Charter School is 0.67, 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AK)
Overall Testing Rank
#369 out of 461 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
10-14%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
51%
23%
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Asian
1%
6%
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Hispanic
5%
7%
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Black
4%
3%
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White
18%
47%
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Hawaiian
1%
3%
Two or more races
20%
11%
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Diversity Score
0.670.71
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Graduation Rate
≥50%
79%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
56%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFairbanks North Star Borough School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Effie Kokrine Charter School is Hutchison High School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Raven School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is University Park Elementary School (0.0 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Fairbanks University Park Elementary School Math: 46% | Reading: 49%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 475 students
    0.0 miles
    554 Loftus Rd
    Fairbanks, AK 99709
    (907) 479-6963
    0 PK-6 475
  • Fairbanks Hutchison High School Vocational School
    Math: 40-44% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 408 students
    0.8 miles
    3750 Geist Rd
    Fairbanks, AK 99709
    (907) 479-2261
    0.8 9-12 408
  • Fairbanks Raven School Math: 20% | Reading: 37%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-12 | 1,515 student
    0.8 miles
    4762 Old Airport Way
    Fairbanks, AK 99709
    (907) 374-9401
    0.8 PK-12 1,515
  • Fairbanks West Valley High School Math: 39% | Reading: 41%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 976 students
    0.8 miles
    3800 Geist Rd
    Fairbanks, AK 99709
    (907) 479-4221
    0.8 9-12 976
  • Fairbanks Woodriver Elementary School Math: 42% | Reading: 42%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 436 students
    1.0 miles
    5000 Palo Verde Dr
    Fairbanks, AK 99709
    (907) 479-4211
    1 PK-6 436

School Reviews

  3.40 out of 5  (5 reviews)
5  
This is a great school the teachers always try to help you, give you their time in the day and give you advice on life in general and the tutors are always open to help, as my kid says. I personally don't know how it is but the teachers seem amazing!
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1  
Teachers don't communicate with parents at all and don't really care to help students pass their classes. Send your kids to a real school that wants the best for your children.
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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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