North Pole Middle School

300 East 8th Ave
North Pole, AK 99705
(School attendance zone shown in map)
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 517 students in grades 6-8, North Pole Middle School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alaska for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 23%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 22% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 29%).
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Alaska state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority American Indian and Hispanic), which is lower than the Alaska state average of 53% (majority American Indian).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 517 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 36%
  • : Bottom 50% in AK
  • : 15% (Btm 50%)
  • : 22% (Btm 50%)
  • : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AK Dept. of Education

School Overview

North Pole Middle School's student population of 517 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has declined by 18% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
517 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
27 teachers
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School Rankings

North Pole Middle School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 459 schools in Alaska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of North Pole Middle School is 0.55, 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.
This School
State Level (AK)
#327 out of 459 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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15%
23%
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22%
29%
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35-39%
38%
Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
14:1
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American Indian
8%
22%
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Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
6%
8%
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Black
1%
2%
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White
64%
47%
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Hawaiian
1%
3%
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Two or more races
19%
13%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.55
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
30%
39%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
4%
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Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AK Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is North Pole Middle School's ranking?
North Pole Middle School is ranked #327 out of 459 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Alaska.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
15% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 23% AK state average), while 22% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 29% AK state average).
How many students attend North Pole Middle School?
517 students attend North Pole Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
64% of North Pole Middle School students are White, 19% of students are Two or more races, 8% of students are American Indian, 6% of students are Hispanic, 1% of students are Asian, 1% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of North Pole Middle School?
North Pole Middle School has a student ration of 19:1, which is higher than the Alaska state average of 14:1.
What grades does North Pole Middle School offer ?
North Pole Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is North Pole Middle School part of?
North Pole Middle School is part of Fairbanks North Star Borough School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 517 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 36%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 15% (Btm 50%)
  • : 22% (Btm 50%)
  • : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AK Dept. of Education

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