Golden Heart Academy

  • Golden Heart Academy serves 9 students in grades 5-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is <50% (which is higher than the Alaska state average of 34%) for the 2014-15 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is <50% (which is higher than the Alaska state average of 38%) for the 2014-15 school year.
  • Golden Heart Academy placed in the top 20% of all schools in Alaska for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2014-15 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 2:1 is lower than the Alaska state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 89% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is higher than the Alaska state average of 52%.

Top Placements

Golden Heart Academy places among the top 20% of public schools in Alaska for:

School Overview

  • Golden Heart Academy's student population of 9 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 4 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 5-12
Total Students9 students
This chart display total students of Golden Heart Academy by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Gender %This chart display gender of Golden Heart Academy
Total Classroom Teachers4 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Golden Heart Academy by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Golden Heart Academy by grade.

School Comparison

  • Golden Heart Academy is ranked within the top 20% 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 2:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Golden Heart Academy is 0.37, 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)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
34%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Golden Heart Academy 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 2014-15 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Golden Heart Academy 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 2014-15 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio2:117:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Golden Heart Academy and the public school average student teacher ratio of Alaska by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
American Indian
78%
23%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Golden Heart Academy and percentage of American Indian public school students in Alaska by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Asian
n/a
6%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Golden Heart Academy and the percentage of Asian public school students in Alaska by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Hispanic
n/a
7%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Golden Heart Academy and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Alaska by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Black
n/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Golden Heart Academy and the percentage of Black public school students in Alaska by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
White
11%
48%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Golden Heart Academy and the percentage of White public school students in Alaska by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Two or more races
11%
10%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Golden Heart Academy and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Alaska by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Golden Heart Academy.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AK.
Diversity Score0.370.35
This chart display the diversity score of Golden Heart Academy and the public school average diversity score of Alaska by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Graduation Rate<50%
75%
This chart display graduation rate of Golden Heart Academy and public school graduation rate of Alaska by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunchn/a
39%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Golden Heart Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Alaska by year, with the latest 2006-07 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Golden Heart Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alaska by year, with the latest 2006-07 school year data.
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

Nearby Public Schools

Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Fairbanks Denali Elementary School
    Grades: PK-6 | 385 students
    0.5 miles
    1042 Lathrop St
    Fairbanks, AK 99701
    (907)452-2456
    0.5 PK-6 385
  • Fairbanks Hunter Elementary School
    Grades: PK-6 | 333 students
    1.0 miles
    1630 Gillam Way
    Fairbanks, AK 99701
    (907)456-5775
    1.0 PK-6 333
  • Fairbanks Barnette Magnet School Magnet School
    Grades: PK-8 | 412 students
    1.1 miles
    1000 Barnette Street
    Fairbanks, AK 99701
    (907)456-6072
    1.1 PK-8 412
  • Fairbanks Chinook Montessori Charter School Magnet School
    Charter School
    Grades: K-8 | 152 students
    1.1 miles
    3002 International Street
    Fairbanks, AK 99701
    (907)452-5020
    1.1 K-8 152
  • Fairbanks Lathrop High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1040 students
    1.1 miles
    901 Airport Way
    Fairbanks, AK 99701
    (907)456-7794
    1.1 9-12 1040

School Reviews

Review Golden Heart Academy. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Rate this school:
Recent Articles
Having friends makes the tough times a little bit easier, but sometimes making friends is the hardest thing of all. Keep reading to learn about the importance of friendship for young children and how to help your child make friends.
The results of a new study show that private school education may be no better than public school education. Keep reading to learn more about this study and to learn how to make the right choice between private and public school education for your child.
Each year, millions of students neglect to fill out the FAFSA and, in doing so, miss out on the chance to receive federal student aid. Keep reading to learn why every high school student should apply for financial aid, whether or not they qualify and regardless of their intention to use it.