Midnight Sun Elementary School

2301 Bradway Rd
Fairbanks, AK 99701
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
6/
10
Top 50%
Midnight Sun Elementary School serves 476 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55% (which is higher than the Alaska state average of 40%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 41% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Alaska state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 30% of the student body (majority Hispanic and American Indian), which is lower than the Alaska state average of 53% (majority American Indian).

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 declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has stayed relatively flat 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 466 schools in Alaska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Midnight Sun Elementary School is 0.48, 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 Testing Rank
#191 out of 466 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
46%
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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
1%
3%
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White
70%
47%
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Hawaiian
n/a
3%
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Two or more races
17%
11%
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Diversity Score
0.480.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
24%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
33%
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 and middle school to Midnight Sun Elementary School is Star Of The North Secondary School (3.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Ticasuk Brown Elementary School (3.8 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • North Pole Star Of The North Secondary School Charter School
    Math: 11-19% | Reading: 20-29%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-12 | 186 students
    3.5 miles
    2945 Monk Ct
    North Pole, AK 99705
    (907) 490-9025
    3.5 7-12 186
  • Fairbanks Ticasuk Brown Elementary School Math: 35% | Reading: 39%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 504 students
    3.8 miles
    785 Lakloey Dr
    Fairbanks, AK 99701
    (907) 488-3200
    3.8 PK-5 504
  • North Pole North Pole Elementary School Math: 47% | Reading: 43%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 487 students
    4.1 miles
    250 Snowman Ln
    North Pole, AK 99705
    (907) 488-2286
    4.1 PK-5 487
  • North Pole North Pole High School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 708 students
    4.3 miles
    601 Nphs Blvd
    North Pole, AK 99705
    (907) 488-3761
    4.3 9-12 708
  • North Pole North Pole Middle School Math: 31% | Reading: 40%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 594 students
    4.4 miles
    300 East 8th Ave
    North Pole, AK 99705
    (907) 488-2271
    4.4 6-8 594

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