Randy Smith Middle School

  • Randy Smith Middle School serves 325 students in grades 7-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the AK average of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is less than the state average of 52%.
  • Randy Smith Middle School operates within the Fairbanks North Star Borough School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 325 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 19 teachers has declined by 17% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-8
Total Students 325 students
Randy Smith Middle School Total Students (2001-2015)
Gender % Randy Smith Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 19 teachers
Randy Smith Middle School Total Teachers (2001-2015)
Students by Grade Randy Smith Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.57 is more than the state average of 0.36. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AK) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 18:1
Randy Smith Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (2002-2014)
American Indian
14%
24%
Randy Smith Middle School American Indian Students (2001-2015)
Asian
2%
6%
Randy Smith Middle School Asian Students (2001-2015)
Hispanic
5%
7%
Randy Smith Middle School Black Students (2001-2015)
Black
3%
3%
Randy Smith Middle School Black Students (2001-2015)
White
63%
48%
Randy Smith Middle School White Students (2001-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a
3%
Randy Smith Middle School Hawaiian Students (2009-2014)
Two or more races
13%
9%
Randy Smith Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.57 0.36
Randy Smith Middle School Diversity Score (2001-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
24%
38%
Randy Smith Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (2005-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
4%
5%
Randy Smith Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2005-2015)

District Comparison

  • Fairbanks North Star Borough School District's student population of 13,863 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $17,693 in this district is less than the state average of $26,078. The district revenue/student has grown by 15% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $18,069 is less than the state average of $26,105. The district spending/student has grown by 15% over four years.
School District Name Fairbanks North Star Borough School District
Number of Schools
Managed
35
4
Number of Students Managed 13,863 399
Fairbanks North Star Borough School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue $254 MM $10 MM
Fairbanks North Star Borough School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending $260 MM $10 MM
Fairbanks North Star Borough School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student $17,693 $26,078
Fairbanks North Star Borough School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student $18,069 $26,105
Fairbanks North Star Borough School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education

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