Fairbanks B.e.s.t.

  • Fairbanks B.e.s.t. serves 286 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 35-39% (which is approximately equal to the Alaska state average of 35%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 60-64% (which is higher than the Alaska state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Hispanic and American Indian), which is lower than the Alaska state average of 53%.

School Overview

  • Fairbanks B.e.s.t.'s student population of 286 students has grown by 22% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 1 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Total Students286 students
This chart display total students of Fairbanks B.e.s.t. by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Gender %This chart display gender of Fairbanks B.e.s.t.
Total Classroom Teachers1 teachers
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Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Fairbanks B.e.s.t. by grade.

School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AK)
Overall School Rank--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Fairbanks B.e.s.t. and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Alaska by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)60-64%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Fairbanks B.e.s.t. and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Alaska by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ration/a17:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Fairbanks B.e.s.t. and the public school average student teacher ratio of Alaska by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
American Indian
6%
23%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Fairbanks B.e.s.t. and percentage of American Indian public school students in Alaska by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Asian
2%
6%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Fairbanks B.e.s.t. and the percentage of Asian public school students in Alaska by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
7%
7%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Fairbanks B.e.s.t. and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Alaska by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
1%
3%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Fairbanks B.e.s.t. and the percentage of Black public school students in Alaska by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
74%
47%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Fairbanks B.e.s.t. and the percentage of White public school students in Alaska by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of Hawaiian students in Fairbanks B.e.s.t. and the percentage of Hawaiian public school students in Alaska by year, with the latest 2009-10 school year data.
Two or more races
10%
11%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Fairbanks B.e.s.t. and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Alaska by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Fairbanks B.e.s.t..This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AK.
Diversity Score0.440.71
This chart display the diversity score of Fairbanks B.e.s.t. and the public school average diversity score of Alaska by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate50-59%
78%
This chart display graduation rate of Fairbanks B.e.s.t. and public school graduation rate of Alaska by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunchn/a
40%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Fairbanks B.e.s.t. and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Alaska by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFairbanks North Star Borough School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Fairbanks Alternative Learning Systems Alternative School
    Grades: PK-12 | 110 students
    0.0 miles
    520 Fifth Avenue
    Fairbanks, AK 99701
    (907)452-2000
    0.0 PK-12 110
  • Fairbanks Barnette Magnet School
    Grades: PK-8 | 420 students
    0.3 miles
    1000 Barnette Street
    Fairbanks, AK 99701
    (907)456-6072
    0.3 PK-8 420
  • Fairbanks Lathrop High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 960 students
    0.4 miles
    901 Airport Way
    Fairbanks, AK 99701
    (907)456-7794
    0.4 9-12 960
  • Fairbanks Ryan Middle School
    Grades: 7-8 | 391 students
    0.4 miles
    951 Airport Way
    Fairbanks, AK 99701
    (907)452-4751
    0.4 7-8 391
  • Fairbanks Hunter Elementary School
    Grades: PK-6 | 360 students
    0.7 miles
    1630 Gillam Way
    Fairbanks, AK 99701
    (907)456-5775
    0.7 PK-6 360

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