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  • Barrow High School
  • Box 960, Barrow
  • North Slope Borough School District
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 232
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
  • Fred Ipalook Elementary
  • Box 450, Barrow
  • North Slope Borough School District
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 683
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 20:1
  • Eben Hopson Middle School
  • Po Box 509, Barrow
  • North Slope Borough School District
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 221
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
  • Kiita Learning Community
  • P O Box 169, Barrow
  • North Slope Borough School District
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 38
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 11:1

Barrow school information

Average Test Scores12%31%49%
Student/Teacher ratio12:118:116:1
Total public schools328579,221
Total private schoolsn/a5524,874
Total post-secondary schools1117,963
The Barrow, AK educational system consists of 3 public schools, n/a private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Barrow public schools have average test scores of 12% which is 62% lower than than the Alaska average and 76% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Barrow public schools is 12:1, compared to 18:1 in Alaska and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 81.0% of students have completed 8th grade, 77.9% have completed high school, 15.6% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.4% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Barrow

Completed 8th grade81.0%88.0%84.3%
Completed high school77.9%87.2%83.0%
Completed some college49.8%64.6%59.4%
Completed associate degree19.5%37.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors15.6%28.8%30.3%
Completed masters7.3%10.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.4%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.8%1.1%1.3%

Barrow, AK School Districts

North Slope Borough School District

There are a total of 3 public schools, n/a private schools and 1 post-secondary schools in Barrow. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Barrow, AK schools is 12%. The average student to teacher ratio is 12:1. In Barrow, AK, an average of 81.0% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 77.9% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Barrow schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Barrow, AK schools.

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Barrow, AK4,31612%76%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Dimmitt, TX4,31764%30%
Williamstown, MA4,31580%63%
Garwood, NJ4,31550%2%
Monte Vista, CO4,31520%60%
Atlantic Highlands, NJ4,31867%36%
Barrow, AK4,31612%76%
Source: The Barrow, AK education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.
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