PROFICIENCY 27% 14% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
38%Fairbanks North Star Borough School District
65%Fairbanks
31%Alaska

Arctic Light Elementary is a school servicing grades PK to 6 and is located in the district of "Fairbanks North Star Borough School District" in Fairbanks, AK. There are a total of 536 students and 28 teachers at Arctic Light Elementary, for a student to teacher ratio of 20 to 1. There are a total of 169 free lunch students and 110 reduced lunch students.

Arctic Light Elementary has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 27.0%, which is 14% lower than the Alaska average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students536
Teachers28.08
Student/Teacher ratio20:1
Free lunch169
Reduced lunch110

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Arctic Light Elementary, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All25%
315-19%
430-34%
520-29%
620-29%
7n/a
8n/a
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All29%
315-19%
430-34%
530-39%
630-39%
7n/a
8n/a
High Schooln/a

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Arctic Light Elementary race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictAlaskaNational
Caucasian 52.1% 60.8% 48.4% 51.1%
African American 10.3% 5.1% 3.5% 15.9%
Asian 0.8% 2.4% 6.3% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 24.4% 7.9% 6.7% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 1.3% 10.3% 23.9% 1.2%
Hawaiian 3.6% 1.1% 2.5% 0.4%
Multiracial 7.5% 12.3% 8.7% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
Hunter Elementary22%1.2Fairbanks, AK
Nordale Elementary35%1.3Fairbanks, AK
Fairbanks B.e.s.t.35%1.3Fairbanks, AK
Alternative Learning Systems10%1.3Fairbanks, AK
Lathrop High School28%1.4Fairbanks, AK
Barnette Magnet School51%1.4Fairbanks, AK
Ryan Middle School28%1.4Fairbanks, AK
Tanana Middle School26%1.5Fairbanks, AK
Ladd Elementary45%1.6Fairbanks, AK
Chinook Montessori Charter School52%1.9Fairbanks, AK
Denali Elementary37%1.9Fairbanks, AK
Golden Heart Academy50%2.1Fairbanks, AK

Fairbanks demographics profile

StatisticFairbanksAlaskaNational
Population1,068736,855318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)14191
Median age33.233.637.7
Male/Female ratio1.1:11.1:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)60%53%55%
Speak English98%84%79%
Speak Spanish0%4%13%

Education level achieved in Fairbanks

IndexFairbanksAlaskaNational
Completed 8th grade93.9%88.0%84.3%
Completed high school93.9%87.2%83.0%
Completed some college75.8%64.6%59.4%
Completed associate degree41.0%37.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors32.0%28.8%30.3%
Completed masters10.1%10.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.0%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.1%1.3%
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Source: The Arctic Light Elementary data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.
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