Frontier Charter School

  • Frontier Charter School serves 291 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25-29% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 35%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45-49% (which is higher than the Alaska state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Frontier Charter School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Alaska for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is lower than the Alaska state average of 53%.

School Overview

  • Frontier Charter School's student population of 291 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 2 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Total Students291 students
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Total Classroom Teachers2 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Frontier Charter School is ranked within the top 50% of all 465 schools in Alaska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The diversity score of Frontier Charter School is 0.55, 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 School Rank (16-17)#231 out of 465 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)25-29%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ration/a17:1
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American Indian
13%
23%
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Asian
1%
6%
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Hispanic
8%
7%
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Black
2%
3%
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White
65%
47%
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Hawaiian
1%
3%
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Two or more races
10%
11%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Frontier Charter School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AK.
Diversity Score0.550.71
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Graduation Rate60-69%
78%
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School District NameAnchorage School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education

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