Fairbanks North Star Borough School District

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The Fairbanks North Star Borough School District is a public school district based in Fairbanks, Alaska (USA). With a student enrollment of slightly over 14,000, it is the state's second largest public school district.[1]

The district encompasses an area of 7,361 square miles (19,060 km2), which is roughly equal to the size of Rhode Island, Delaware, and Connecticut combined.[2]

School district headquarters building in downtown Fairbanks.

Schools[edit]

Senior High Schools[edit]

Hutchison High School.

Junior/Senior High Schools[edit]

Middle Schools[edit]

  • Grades 7-8
    • North Pole Middle School (North Pole)
    • Randy Smith Middle School (Fairbanks)
    • Ryan Middle School (Fairbanks)
    • Tanana Middle School (Fairbanks)

Elementary/Middle Schools[edit]

  • Grades K-8
    • Barnette Magnet School (Fairbanks)
    • Two Rivers School (Fairbanks)

Elementary Schools[edit]

  • Grades 3-6
    • Crawford Elementary School (Eielson AFB)
  • Grades K-6
    • Anne Wien Elementary School (Fairbanks)
    • Arctic Light Elementary School (Fort Wainwright)
    • Badger Road Elementary School (Fairbanks)
    • Denali Elementary School (Fairbanks)
    • Hunter Elementary School (Fairbanks)
    • Joy Elementary School (Fairbanks)
    • Ladd Elementary School (Fairbanks)
    • Nordale Elementary School (Fairbanks)
    • North Pole Elementary School (North Pole)
    • Pearl Creek Elementary School (Fairbanks)
    • Salcha Elementary School (Salcha)
    • Ticasuk Brown Elementary School (Fairbanks)
    • University Park Elementary School (Fairbanks)
    • Weller Elementary School (Fairbanks)
    • Woodriver Elementary School (Fairbanks)
  • Grades K-2
    • Anderson Elementary School (Eielson AFB)

Charter Schools[edit]

  • Grades 7-12
    • Effie Kokrine Charter School (Fairbanks)
    • Star of the North Secondary Charter School
      • North Pole Academy (North Pole)
      • Career Education Center (Fairbanks)
  • Grades K-8
    • Chinook Charter School
    • The Watershed School

Alternative Programs[edit]

  • Guided Independent Studies Home Schooling Program

Enrollment[edit]

2007-2008 School Year: 14,227 Students[3]
2006-2007 School Year: 15,017 Students[4]
2005-2006 School Year: 14,677 Students[5]
2004-2005 School Year: 14,754 Students[6]
2003-2004 School Year: 14,810 Students[7]

Demographics[edit]

There were a total of 14,227 students enrolled in the Fairbanks North Star Borough School District during the 2007-2008 school year. Of these, 14,031 were enrolled in grades K-12 and 196 were pre-elementary (early childhood) students. The racial makeup of the district was 66.65% White, 14.45% Alaska Native, 8.34% African American, 5.48% Hispanic, 4.05% Asian, 0.79% Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander, and 0.24% American Indian.[1]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Enrollment by District, Ethnicity, and Grade as of Oct. 1, 2007" (PDF). Office of Data Management. Alaska Department of Education and Early Development. 2008-02-12. Retrieved 2008-03-26. 
  2. ^ Moving to Fairbanks? – Fairbanks North Star Borough School District. Retrieved March 26, 2008.
  3. ^ "District Enrollment as of October 1, 2007" (PDF). Office of Data Management. Alaska Department of Education and Early Development. 2008-02-12. Retrieved 2008-03-26. 
  4. ^ "District Enrollment as of October 1, 2006" (PDF). Office of Data Management. Alaska Department of Education and Early Development. 2007-05-30. Retrieved 2008-03-26. 
  5. ^ "District Enrollment as of October 1, 2005" (PDF). Office of Data Management. Alaska Department of Education and Early Development. 2006-01-26. Retrieved 2008-03-26. 
  6. ^ "District Enrollment as of October 1, 2004" (PDF). Office of Data Management. Alaska Department of Education and Early Development. 2005-04-18. Retrieved 2008-03-26. 
  7. ^ "District Enrollment as of October 1, 2003" (PDF). Office of Data Management. Alaska Department of Education and Early Development. 2004-04-15. Retrieved 2008-03-26. 

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Coordinates: 64°50′31.5″N 147°43′04″W / 64.842083°N 147.71778°W / 64.842083; -147.71778