PROFICIENCY 35% 27% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
38%Fairbanks North Star Borough School District

Fairbanks B.e.s.t. is a school servicing grades KG to 12 and is located in the district of "Fairbanks North Star Borough School District" in Fairbanks, AK. There are a total of 233 students and 1 teachers at Fairbanks B.e.s.t., for a student to teacher ratio of 233 to 1. There are a total of 21 free lunch students and 5 reduced lunch students.

Fairbanks B.e.s.t. has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 34.5%, which is 27% lower than the Alaska average.


Student/Teacher ratio233:1
Free lunch21
Reduced lunch5


Advanced Placement
AP enrollment32
Taking some courses0
Taking some courses (not tests)0
Passing some courses<=2
Passing no courses<=2

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 Fairbanks B.e.s.t., there are a total of 32 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

3< 50%
5< 50%
6< 50%
7>= 50%
8< 50%
High School11-19%

Proficiency in languages by grade

3< 50%
5< 50%
6>= 50%
7>= 50%
8< 50%
High School30-39%

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.

Fairbanks B.e.s.t. race/ethnicity breakdown

White 79.1% 60.8% 78.6% 51.1%
Black 2.1% 5.1% 1.3% 15.9%
Asian 2.1% 2.4% 1.0% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 4.8% 7.9% 13.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 4.8% 10.3% 3.8% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.6% 1.1% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 6.6% 12.3% 2.0% 3.1%

Fairbanks demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)1,459691
Median age36.836.837.7
Male/Female ratio1.2:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)56%59%55%
Speak English94%93%79%
Speak Spanish4%5%13%

Education level achieved in Fairbanks

Completed 8th grade87.0%88.0%84.3%
Completed high school86.6%87.3%83.0%
Completed some college63.1%63.2%59.4%
Completed associate degree34.3%36.7%38.5%
Completed bachelors23.2%26.0%30.3%
Completed masters10.1%8.8%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.5%2.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.2%1.2%1.3%
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Source: The Fairbanks B.e.s.t. data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.