Fairbanks North Star Borough School District


Fairbanks North Star Borough School District

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.cite web | url = http://www.eed.state.ak.us/stats/DistrictEthnicity/2008_District_Ethnicity_Report.pdf | title = Enrollment by District, Ethnicity, and Grade as of Oct. 1, 2007 | format = PDF | work = Office of Data Management | publisher = Alaska Department of Education and Early Development | date = 2008-02-12 | accessdate = 2008-03-26]

The district encompasses an area of 7,361 square miles, which is roughly equal to the size of Rhode Island, Delaware, and Connecticut combined. [ [http://www.northstar.k12.ak.us/index.php?i_page=799 Moving to Fairbanks?] – Fairbanks North Star Borough School District. Retrieved March 26, 2008.]

chools

enior High Schools

*Grades 9-12
**Hutchison High School (Fairbanks)
**Lathrop High School (Fairbanks)
**North Pole High School (North Pole)
**West Valley High School (Fairbanks)

Junior/Senior High Schools

*Grades 7-12
**Ben Eielson Junior/Senior High School (Eielson AFB)

Middle Schools

*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

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

Elementary Schools

*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 (Fairbanks)
**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

*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

Alternative Programs

*Guided Independent Studies Home Schooling Program

Enrollment

2007-2008 School Year: 14,227 Students [cite web | url = http://www.eed.state.ak.us/stats/DistrictEnrollment/2008DistrictEnrollment.pdf | title = District Enrollment as of October 1, 2007 | format = PDF | work = Office of Data Management | publisher = Alaska Department of Education and Early Development | date = 2008-02-12 | accessdate = 2008-03-26]
2006-2007 School Year: 15,017 Students [cite web | url = http://www.eed.state.ak.us/stats/DistrictEnrollment/2007DistrictEnrollment.pdf | title = District Enrollment as of October 1, 2006 | format = PDF | work = Office of Data Management | publisher = Alaska Department of Education and Early Development | date = 2007-05-30 | accessdate = 2008-03-26]
2005-2006 School Year: 14,677 Students [cite web | url = http://www.eed.state.ak.us/stats/DistrictEnrollment/2006DistrictEnrollment.pdf | title = District Enrollment as of October 1, 2005 | format = PDF | work = Office of Data Management | publisher = Alaska Department of Education and Early Development | date = 2006-01-26 | accessdate = 2008-03-26]
2004-2005 School Year: 14,754 Students [cite web | url = http://www.eed.state.ak.us/stats/DistrictEnrollment/2005DistrictEnrollment.pdf | title = District Enrollment as of October 1, 2004 | format = PDF | work = Office of Data Management | publisher = Alaska Department of Education and Early Development | date = 2005-04-18 | accessdate = 2008-03-26]
2003-2004 School Year: 14,810 Students [cite web | url = http://www.eed.state.ak.us/stats/DistrictEnrollment/2004DistrictEnrollment.pdf | title = District Enrollment as of October 1, 2003 | format = PDF | work = Office of Data Management | publisher = Alaska Department of Education and Early Development | date = 2004-04-15 | accessdate = 2008-03-26]

Demographics

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.

ee also

*List of school districts in Alaska

References

External links

* [http://www.northstar.k12.ak.us/ Fairbanks North Star Borough School District]


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