Tanana Middle School

  • Tanana Middle School serves 463 students in grades 7-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the AK average of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 52%.
  • Tanana Middle School operates within the Fairbanks North Star Borough School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 463 students has declined by 9% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 26 teachers has declined by 21% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students463 students
Tanana Middle School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Tanana Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
Tanana Middle School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by GradeTanana Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(AK) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio18:117:1
Tanana Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
American Indian
8%
24%
Tanana Middle School American Indian Students (1991-2015)
Asian
n/a
6%
Tanana Middle School Asian Students (1990-2014)
Hispanic
15%
7%
Tanana Middle School Black Students (1991-2015)
Black
10%
3%
Tanana Middle School Black Students (1991-2015)
White
55%
48%
Tanana Middle School White Students (1991-2015)
Hawaiian
1%
3%
Tanana Middle School Hawaiian Students (2009-2015)
Two or more races
11%
9%
Tanana Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2009-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsTanana Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownAK All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.650.70
Tanana Middle School Diversity Score (1991-2015)
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.
28%
38%
Tanana Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1991-2015)
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.
12%
5%
Tanana 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 $15,492 in this district is less than the state average of $25,342. The district revenue/student has declined by 13% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $15,858 is less than the state average of $25,523. The district spending/student has declined by 13% over four years.
School District NameFairbanks North Star Borough School District
Number of Schools
Managed
35
4
Number of Students Managed13,863399
Fairbanks North Star Borough School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$223 MM$10 MM
Fairbanks North Star Borough School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$228 MM$10 MM
Fairbanks North Star Borough School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$15,492$25,342
Fairbanks North Star Borough School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$15,858$25,523
Fairbanks North Star Borough School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education

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