PROFICIENCY 26% 19% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
38%Fairbanks North Star Borough School District

Tanana Middle School is a school servicing grades 7 to 8 and is located in the district of "Fairbanks North Star Borough School District" in Fairbanks, AK. There are a total of 463 students and 26 teachers at Tanana Middle School, for a student to teacher ratio of 18 to 1. There are a total of 134 free lunch students and 59 reduced lunch students.

Tanana Middle School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 25.5%, which is 19% lower than the Alaska average.


Student/Teacher ratio18:1
Free lunch134
Reduced lunch59


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 Tanana Middle School, 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

High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

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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Tanana Middle School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 57.1% 60.8% 48.4% 51.1%
African American 6.6% 5.1% 3.5% 15.9%
Asian 3.4% 2.4% 6.3% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 13.0% 7.9% 6.7% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 8.5% 10.3% 23.9% 1.2%
Hawaiian 1.5% 1.1% 2.5% 0.4%
Multiracial 9.8% 12.3% 8.7% 3.1%

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Fairbanks demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)768191
Median age29.433.637.7
Male/Female ratio1.2:11.1:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)43%53%55%
Speak English88%84%79%
Speak Spanish3%4%13%

Education level achieved in Fairbanks

Completed 8th grade91.6%88.0%84.3%
Completed high school91.4%87.2%83.0%
Completed some college79.5%64.6%59.4%
Completed associate degree50.0%37.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors43.5%28.8%30.3%
Completed masters19.3%10.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree5.5%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate3.7%1.1%1.3%
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Source: The Tanana Middle School 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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