Montessori Borealis Public Alternative School

  • Montessori Borealis Public Alternative School serves 193 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 40-44% (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 50-54% (which is higher than the Alaska state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Alaska state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is lower than the Alaska state average of 53%.

School Overview

  • Montessori Borealis Public Alternative School's student population of 193 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 10 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students193 students
Total Classroom Teachers10 teachers
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Montessori Borealis Public Alternative School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Montessori Borealis Public Alternative School's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Montessori Borealis Public Alternative School is 0.49, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.36. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AK)
Overall School Rank--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
35%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
41%
Student : Teacher Ratio19:117:1
American Indian
7%
23%
Asian
4%
6%
Hispanic
1%
7%
White
69%
47%
Two or more races
19%
11%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Montessori Borealis Public Alternative School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AK.
Diversity Score0.490.36
Eligible for Free Lunch
8%
40%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJuneau Borough School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education

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