North Pole school information

IndexNorth PoleAlaskaNational
Average Test Scores24%31%49%
Student/Teacher ratio18:118:116:1
Total public schools328579,221
Total private schools15524,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a117,963
The North Pole, AK educational system consists of 3 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. North Pole public schools have average test scores of 24% which is 23% lower than than the Alaska average and 50% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of North Pole public schools is 18:1, compared to 18:1 in Alaska and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 86.4% of students have completed 8th grade, 84.7% have completed high school, 24.3% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.5% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in North Pole are 50% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in North Pole.
  • 86.4% of people in North Pole have completed 8th grade.
  • 84.7% of people in North Pole have completed high school.
  • 24.3% of people in North Pole have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in North Pole

IndexNorth PoleAlaskaNational
Completed 8th grade86.4%88.0%84.3%
Completed high school84.7%87.2%83.0%
Completed some college63.1%64.6%59.4%
Completed associate degree33.1%37.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors24.3%28.8%30.3%
Completed masters9.0%10.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.5%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.9%1.1%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in North Pole (high school & post-secondary)

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North Pole, AK2,30024%50%

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North Pole, AK2,30024%50%
Source: The North Pole, 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.