PROFICIENCY 21% 33% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
38%Fairbanks North Star Borough School District
24%North Pole

North Pole High School is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Fairbanks North Star Borough School District" in North Pole, AK. There are a total of 760 students and 41 teachers at North Pole High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 19 to 1. There are a total of 166 free lunch students and 49 reduced lunch students.

North Pole High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 21.0%, which is 33% lower than the Alaska average.


Student/Teacher ratio19:1
Free lunch166
Reduced lunch49


Advanced Placement
AP enrollment70
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 North Pole High School, there are a total of 70 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 School12%

Proficiency in languages by grade

High School30%

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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North Pole High School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 74.4% 60.8% 48.4% 51.1%
African American 1.8% 5.1% 3.5% 15.9%
Asian 1.4% 2.4% 6.3% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 4.2% 7.9% 6.7% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 7.4% 10.3% 23.9% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.9% 1.1% 2.5% 0.4%
Multiracial 9.9% 12.3% 8.7% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

North Pole Elementary35%0.7North Pole, AK
North Pole Middle School27%0.8North Pole, AK
Star Of The North Secondary School15%1.3North Pole, AK
Badger Road Elementary44%4.2Badger, AK
Ticasuk Brown Elementary34%7.3Badger, AK
Ben Eielson Jr/sr High School37%10.0Eielson AFB, AK
Crawford Elementary58%10.1Eielson AFB, AK
Arctic Light Elementary27%11.0Fairbanks, AK
Tanana Middle School26%11.1Fairbanks, AK
Ladd Elementary45%11.2Fairbanks, AK
Nordale Elementary35%11.8Fairbanks, AK
Hunter Elementary22%12.2Fairbanks, AK

North Pole demographics profile

StatisticNorth PoleAlaskaNational
Population density (sq mi)563191
Median age30.033.637.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.1:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)52%53%55%
Speak English94%84%79%
Speak Spanish0%4%13%

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%
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North Pole High School has been a school and quite an experience. The teachers have been amazing and the school has given me opportunities to better myself and to prepare to move on and go to college or learn a trade skill. I've been learning for most my life to come to this moment just a few months away from graduation and getting ready for college. I've been looking at colleges for a few months now and have been working hard to get good grades and now have been applying for scholarships to help with college tuition. After going to college I am hoping to either open a business or become specialized in a certain branch of physical science.
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Source: The North Pole High 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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