Lathrop High School

  • Lathrop High School serves 1,045 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the AK average of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 52%.
  • Lathrop High School operates within the Fairbanks North Star Borough School District.
  • Fairbanks North Star Borough School District's 77% graduation rate is higher than the AK state average of 76%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1045 students has declined by 6% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 58 teachers has declined by 13% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,045 students
Lathrop High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Lathrop High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers58 teachers
Lathrop High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by GradeLathrop High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(AK) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio18:117:1
Lathrop High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
American Indian
10%
24%
Lathrop High School American Indian Students (1991-2015)
Asian
3%
6%
Lathrop High School Asian Students (1991-2015)
Hispanic
11%
7%
Lathrop High School Black Students (1991-2015)
Black
12%
3%
Lathrop High School Black Students (1991-2015)
White
51%
48%
Lathrop High School White Students (1991-2015)
Hawaiian
2%
3%
Lathrop High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2015)
Two or more races
11%
9%
Lathrop High School Two Or More Races Students (2009-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsLathrop High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownAK All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.700.70
Lathrop High School Diversity Score (1991-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
30%
38%
Lathrop High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1991-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
8%
5%
Lathrop High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2005-2015)

District Comparison

  • Fairbanks North Star Borough School District's student population of 13,863 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 77% has increased from 64% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $15,492 in this district is less than the state average of $25,342. The district revenue/student has declined by 13% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $15,858 is less than the state average of $25,523. The district spending/student has declined by 13% over four years.
School District NameFairbanks North Star Borough School District
Number of Schools
Managed
35
4
Number of Students Managed13,863399
Fairbanks North Star Borough School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate77%76%
Fairbanks North Star Borough School District Graduation Rate (1999-2015)
District Total Revenue$223 MM$10 MM
Fairbanks North Star Borough School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$228 MM$10 MM
Fairbanks North Star Borough School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$15,492$25,342
Fairbanks North Star Borough School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$15,858$25,523
Fairbanks North Star Borough School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education

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