Montessori Borealis Public Alternative School

1415 Glacier Ave
Juneau, AK 99801
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Montessori Borealis Public Alternative School serves 189 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (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 55-59% (which is higher than the Alaska state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Montessori Borealis Public Alternative School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Alaska for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Alaska state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is lower than the Alaska state average of 53% (majority American Indian).

Top Placements

Montessori Borealis Public Alternative School places among the top 20% of public schools in Alaska for:

School Overview

Montessori Borealis Public Alternative School's student population of 189 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 12 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students189 students
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Total Classroom Teachers12 teachers
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School Comparison

Montessori Borealis Public Alternative 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 Montessori Borealis Public Alternative School is 0.52, 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
#178 out of 466 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:117:1
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American Indian
6%
23%
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Asian
4%
6%
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Hispanic
3%
7%
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Black
1%
3%
White
66%
47%
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Hawaiian
n/a
3%
Two or more races
20%
11%
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Diversity Score
0.520.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
12%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJuneau Borough School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Montessori Borealis Public Alternative School is Juneau-douglas High School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Homebridge (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Harborview Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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