1415 Glacier Ave
Juneau, AK 99801
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Montessori Borealis Public Alternative School serves 189 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (which is approximately equal to the Alaska state average of 39%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55-59% (which is higher than the Alaska state average of 42%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Alaska state level of 15:1.
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 Rankings

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

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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 20% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students
189 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
12 teachers
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School Rankings

Montessori Borealis Public Alternative School is ranked within the top 50% of all 461 schools in Alaska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 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 Data
This School
State Level (AK)
Overall Testing Rank
#168 out of 461 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
15:1
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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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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.52
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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 District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 189 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 34%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in AK
  • Math Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 55-59% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.52 (Top 50%)

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