Golden Heart Academy

  • Golden Heart Academy serves 18 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 6:1 is lower than the Alaska state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 72% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is higher than the Alaska state average of 53%.

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 18 students has grown by 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 3 teachers has declined by 25% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 5-12
Total Students18 students
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Total Classroom Teachers3 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Golden Heart Academy is ranked within the top 20% of all 469 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 6:1 has increased from 4:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Golden Heart Academy is 0.75, which is more 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 (14-15)#59 out of 469 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
34%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio6:117:1
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American Indian
22%
23%
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Asian
n/a
6%
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Hispanic
5%
7%
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Black
11%
3%
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White
28%
47%
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Two or more races
34%
11%
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Diversity Score0.750.71
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Graduation Rate<50%
75%
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/a
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
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

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