Randy Smith Middle School

1401 Bainbridge
Fairbanks, AK 99701
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Randy Smith Middle School serves 275 students in grades 7-8.
Randy Smith Middle 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 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-44% (which is approximately equal to the Alaska state average of 44%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Alaska state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 42% 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: 7-8
  • Enrollment: 275 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 42%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in AK
  • Math Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AK Dept. of Education

School Overview

Randy Smith Middle School's student population of 275 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 16 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
275 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
16 teachers
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School Rankings

Randy Smith Middle School is ranked within the top 50% of all 443 schools in Alaska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Randy Smith Middle School is 0.61, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AK)
Overall Testing Rank
#213 out of 443 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
36%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
14:1
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American Indian
10%
22%
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Asian
2%
5%
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Hispanic
6%
8%
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Black
3%
2%
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White
58%
47%
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Hawaiian
1%
3%
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Two or more races
20%
13%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.61
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
28%
39%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
4%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AK Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Randy Smith Middle School's ranking?
Randy Smith Middle School is ranked #213 out of 443 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Alaska.
What schools are Randy Smith Middle School often compared to?
Randy Smith Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Ryan Middle School, Tanana Middle School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
30-34% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% AK state average), while 40-44% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 44% AK state average).
How many students attend Randy Smith Middle School?
275 students attend Randy Smith Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
58% of Randy Smith Middle School students are White, 20% of students are Two or more races, 10% of students are American Indian, 6% of students are Hispanic, 3% of students are Black, 2% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Randy Smith Middle School?
Randy Smith Middle School has a student ration of 17:1, which is higher than the Alaska state average of 14:1.
What grades does Randy Smith Middle School offer ?
Randy Smith Middle School offers enrollment in grades 7-8 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Randy Smith Middle School part of?
Randy Smith Middle School is part of Fairbanks North Star Borough School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-8
  • Enrollment: 275 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 42%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AK Dept. of Education

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