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Fairbanks school information

Index Fairbanks Alaska National
Average Test Scores40%37%48%
Student/Teacher ratio28:118:116:1
Total public schools2828579,221
Total private schools85524,874
Total post-secondary schools1117,963

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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Fairbanks are 17% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 28 public schools in Fairbanks
  • 86.5% of people in Fairbanks have completed 8th grade
  • 85.4% of people in Fairbanks have completed high school
  • 25.6% of people in Fairbanks have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Fairbanks

      Index Fairbanks Alaska National
      Completed 8th grade86.5%88.0%84.3%
      Completed high school85.4%87.2%83.0%
      Completed some college64.9%64.6%59.4%
      Completed associate degree33.6%37.1%38.5%
      Completed bachelors25.6%28.8%30.3%
      Completed masters7.9%10.4%11.5%
      Completed professional degree2.6%2.9%3.3%
      Completed doctorate1.1%1.1%1.3%

      Fairbanks, AK School Districts

      • Fairbanks North Star Borough School District

      There are a total of 28 public schools, 8 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools in Fairbanks. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Fairbanks, AK schools is 40%. The average student to teacher ratio is 28:1. In Fairbanks, AK, an average of 86.5% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 85.4% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City Population Avg. Test Scores National Avg.
      North Pole, AK2,96931%35.4%
      Fairbanks, AK31,42740%17.0%

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      City Population Avg. Test Scores National Avg.
      Aiken, SC31,42846%3.9%
      El Paso de Robles (Paso Robles), CA31,48039%18.8%
      Shawnee, OK31,36132%33.5%
      Redmond, OR31,35944%8.1%
      Orcutt, CA31,35337%23.4%
      Fairbanks, AK31,42740%17.0%
      Source: The Fairbanks, AK education data displayed above is derived from the 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.