Tanana Middle School

  • Tanana Middle School serves 431 students in grades 7-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 28% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 35%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 44% (which is higher than the Alaska state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is equal to the Alaska state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Alaska state average of 53%.

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School Overview

  • Tanana Middle School's student population of 431 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has declined by 16% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students431 students
Gender %This chart display gender of Tanana Middle School
Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers

School Comparison

  • Tanana Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Tanana Middle School is 0.62, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.36. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AK)
Overall School Rank--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Tanana Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Alaska by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
41%
Student : Teacher Ratio17:117:1
American Indian
6%
23%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Tanana Middle School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Alaska by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Asian
1%
6%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Tanana Middle School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Alaska by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
12%
7%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Tanana Middle School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Alaska by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
9%
3%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Tanana Middle School and the percentage of Black public school students in Alaska by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
59%
47%
Hawaiian
1%
3%
This chart display the percentage of Hawaiian students in Tanana Middle School and the percentage of Hawaiian public school students in Alaska by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
12%
11%
Diversity Score0.620.36
This chart display the diversity score of Tanana Middle School and the public school average diversity score of Alaska by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
21%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Tanana Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Alaska by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
4%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFairbanks North Star Borough School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education

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