Midnight Sun Elementary School

  • Midnight Sun Elementary School serves 476 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50% (which is higher than the Alaska state average of 35%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 38% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Midnight Sun Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Alaska for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Alaska state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Hispanic and American Indian), which is lower than the Alaska state average of 53%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Midnight Sun Elementary School's student population of 476 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 24 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students476 students
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Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Midnight Sun Elementary 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 school's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Midnight Sun Elementary School is 0.46, 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)#167 out of 465 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:117:1
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American Indian
6%
23%
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Asian
n/a
6%
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Hispanic
6%
7%
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Black
n/a
3%
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White
71%
47%
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Hawaiian
n/a
3%
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Two or more races
17%
11%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Midnight Sun Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AK.
Diversity Score0.460.71
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/a
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
32%
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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