North Pole Elementary School

  • North Pole Elementary School serves 487 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 43% (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.
  • North Pole Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Alaska for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) 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 Hispanic and American Indian), which is lower than the Alaska state average of 53%.

School Overview

  • North Pole Elementary School's student population of 487 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has declined by 13% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students487 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

  • North Pole 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 19:1 has increased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of North Pole Elementary School is 0.49, 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)#199 out of 465 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:117:1
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American Indian
7%
23%
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Asian
n/a
6%
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Hispanic
8%
7%
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Black
1%
3%
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White
69%
47%
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Hawaiian
n/a
3%
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Two or more races
15%
11%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in North Pole Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AK.
Diversity Score0.490.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
27%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
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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