Watershed Charter School

4975 Decathlon Ave
Fairbanks, AK 99709
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Watershed Charter School serves 199 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
Watershed Charter School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Alaska for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 70-74% (which is higher than the Alaska state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 65-69% (which is higher than the Alaska state average of 44%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Alaska state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Alaska state average of 53% (majority American Indian).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 199 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 33%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5% in AK
  • Math Proficiency
    : 70-74% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 65-69% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AK Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Watershed Charter School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Alaska for:

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School Overview

Watershed Charter School's student population of 199 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 10 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
199 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
10 teachers
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School Rankings

Watershed Charter School is ranked within the top 5% 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 Watershed Charter School is 0.51, 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
#15 out of 443 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-74%
36%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65-69%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
14:1
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American Indian
4%
22%
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Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
8%
8%
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Black
1%
2%
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White
67%
47%
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Hawaiian
n/a
3%
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Two or more races
20%
13%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.51
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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 Watershed Charter School's ranking?
Watershed Charter School is ranked #15 out of 443 schools, which ranks it among the top 5% of public schools in Alaska.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
70-74% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% AK state average), while 65-69% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 44% AK state average).
How many students attend Watershed Charter School?
199 students attend Watershed Charter School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
67% of Watershed Charter School students are White, 20% of students are Two or more races, 8% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Watershed Charter School?
Watershed Charter School has a student ration of 20:1, which is higher than the Alaska state average of 14:1.
What grades does Watershed Charter School offer ?
Watershed Charter School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-8 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Watershed Charter School part of?
Watershed Charter School is part of Fairbanks North Star Borough School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 199 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 33%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 70-74% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 65-69% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AK Dept. of Education

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