Hunter Elementary School

1630 Gillam Way
Fairbanks, AK 99701
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Hunter Elementary School serves 374 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Hunter Elementary 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 40%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Alaska state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 66% of the student body (majority Hispanic and American Indian), which is higher than the Alaska state average of 53% (majority American Indian).

Top Placements

Hunter Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Alaska for:

School Overview

Hunter Elementary School's student population of 374 students has grown by 12% over five school years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has grown by 23% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students374 students
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Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
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School Comparison

Hunter Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 466 schools in Alaska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Hunter Elementary School is 0.77, 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 Testing Rank
#298 out of 466 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:117:1
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American Indian
13%
23%
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Asian
3%
6%
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Hispanic
13%
7%
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Black
6%
3%
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White
34%
47%
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Hawaiian
2%
3%
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Two or more races
29%
11%
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Diversity Score
0.770.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
51%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
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 Hunter Elementary School is Lathrop High School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Ryan Middle School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Barnette Magnet School (0.5 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Fairbanks Lathrop High School Math: 18% | Reading: 24%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,023 student
    0.3 miles
    901 Airport Way
    Fairbanks, AK 99701
    (907) 456-7794
    0.3 9-12 1,023
  • Fairbanks Ryan Middle School Math: 28% | Reading: 41%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 371 students
    0.3 miles
    1450 Cowles
    Fairbanks, AK 99701
    (907) 452-4751
    0.3 7-8 371
  • Fairbanks Barnette Magnet School Magnet School
    Math: 60% | Reading: 63%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: PK-8 | 431 students
    0.5 miles
    1000 Barnette St
    Fairbanks, AK 99701
    (907) 456-6072
    0.5 PK-8 431
  • Fairbanks Boreal Sun Charter School Charter School
    Math: 40-44% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-7 | 179 students
    0.6 miles
    2404 S Barnette St
    Fairbanks, AK 99701
    (907) 456-5444
    0.6 K-7 179
  • Fairbanks Alternative Learning Systems Alternative School
    Math: ≤10% | Reading: 11-19%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-12 | 111 students
    0.7 miles
    520 Fifth Ave
    Fairbanks, AK 99701
    (907) 452-2000
    0.7 PK-12 111

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