600 Trainor Gate Rd
Fairbanks, AK 99701
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Tanana Middle School serves 282 students in grades 7-8.
Tanana Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alaska for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 22% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 39%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 34% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 42%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Alaska state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is equal to the Alaska state average of 53% (majority American Indian).

School Overview

Tanana Middle School's student population of 282 students has declined by 34% over five school years.
The teacher population of 15 teachers has declined by 40% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
282 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
15 teachers
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School Rankings

Tanana Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 461 schools in Alaska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Tanana Middle School is 0.72, which is more 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AK)
Overall Testing Rank
#302 out of 461 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
22%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
13:1
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American Indian
8%
22%
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Asian
2%
5%
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Hispanic
13%
7%
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Black
9%
3%
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White
47%
47%
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Hawaiian
3%
3%
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Two or more races
18%
13%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.72
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
33%
39%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
4%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 7-8
  • Students: 282 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 53%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in AK
  • Math Proficiency
    : 22% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 34% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.72

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