Watershed Charter School

Tel: (907)374-9350
Grades KG-8
202 students
Watershed Charter School serves 202 students in grades KG - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the AK average of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is less than the state average of 51%.
Watershed Charter School operates within the Fairbanks North Star Borough School District.

School Overview

The student population of 202 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 10 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School Type Charter School
Grades Offered Grades KG-8
Total Students 202 students
Watershed Charter School Total Students (2010-2014)
Gender % Watershed Charter School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 10 teachers
Watershed Charter School Total Teachers (2010-2014)
Students by Grade Watershed Charter School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.38 is more than the state average of 0.37. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AK) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 20:1 17:1
Watershed Charter School Student Teacher Ratio (2011-2014)
American Indian
9%
24%
Watershed Charter School American Indian Students (2010-2013)
Hispanic
6%
7%
Watershed Charter School Black Students (2010-2013)
Black
2%
3%
Watershed Charter School Black Students (2010-2013)
White
78%
49%
Watershed Charter School White Students (2010-2013)
Two or more races
5%
8%
Watershed Charter School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
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.
0.38 0.37
Watershed Charter School Diversity Score (2010-2014)
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.
n/a
36%
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.
n/a
6%

District Comparison

Fairbanks North Star Borough School District's student population of 14,105 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $15,305 in this district is less than the state average of $25,342. The district revenue/student has grown by 5% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $15,667 is less than the state average of $25,523. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Fairbanks North Star Borough School District
Number of Schools
Managed
35
4
Number of Students Managed 14,105 405
Fairbanks North Star Borough   School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $223 MM $10 MM
Fairbanks North Star Borough   School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $228 MM $10 MM
Fairbanks North Star Borough   School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $15,305 $25,342
Fairbanks North Star Borough   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $15,667 $25,523
Fairbanks North Star Borough   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Raven Correspondence School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Raven Correspondence School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Woodriver Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
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  • FairbanksWoodriver Elementary School
    Grades: PK-6 | 440 students
    0.8 miles
    5000 Palo Verde Dr
    FairbanksAK 99709
    (907)479-4211
    0.8PK-6440
  • FairbanksRaven Correspondence SchoolAlternative School
    Grades: PK-12 | 1198 students
    1.3 miles
    4762 Old Airport Way
    FairbanksAK 99709
    (907)374-9401
    1.3PK-121198
  • FairbanksUniversity Park Elementary School
    Grades: PK-6 | 507 students
    1.4 miles
    554 Loftus Rd
    FairbanksAK 99709
    (907)479-6963
    1.4PK-6507
  • FairbanksEffie Kokrine Charter SchoolCharter School
    Grades: 7-12 | 169 students
    1.5 miles
    601 Loftus Rd
    FairbanksAK 99709
    (907)474-0958
    1.57-12169
  • FairbanksHutchison High SchoolVocational School
    Grades: 9-12 | 363 students
    2.1 miles
    3750 Geist Rd
    FairbanksAK 99709
    (907)479-2261
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