Fairbanks, Alaska

Does Fairbanks, Alaska have good schools?

When determining if Fairbanks, Alaska, has good schools, we analyze key factors including math proficiency, reading/language proficiency, students-per-teacher ratio, average teacher salaries, National Blue Ribbon awards, Spelling Bee and STEM/non-STEM national competitions, and more.

SchoolsNational RankingsPrivate School Enrollment
Elementary schools in FairbanksScored 40.8Dwellics analytics team assigned the score 40.8 to elementary education in Fairbanks, Alaska (with 100 being the best). on a scale of 0 to 100.6.9%
Middle schools in FairbanksScored 39.7Dwellics analytics team assigned the score 39.7 to middle education in Fairbanks, Alaska (with 100 being the best). on a scale of 0 to 100.7.8%
High schools in FairbanksScored 28.6Dwellics analytics team assigned the score [r_high] to high education in Fairbanks, Alaska (with 100 being the best). on a scale of 0 to 100.22.7%

Dwellics searched for winners of 69 nationwide competitions for school children in both STEM and non-STEM fields and found 1.0 winners in Fairbanks, Alaska in the last 5 years.

Elementary Schools in Fairbanks, Alaska

There are 10 public elementary schools in Fairbanks, Alaska. The public elementary schools in Fairbanks are rated 40.8 (with 100 being the best) in the United States according to our research. Among elementary school students, approximately 6.9% are enrolled at private schools in Fairbanks.

The average percentage of students proficient in math in Fairbanks, Alaska at the elementary level is 38.8%, and proficient in reading & language arts 42.6%.

The average salary of an elementary school teacher in Fairbanks is $,0 per year. The average number of elementary school students assigned to a teacher’s classroom in Fairbanks is 15.0.

Middle Schools in Fairbanks, Alaska

There are 3 public middle schools in Fairbanks, Alaska. The public middle schools in Fairbanks are rated 39.7 (with 100 being the best) in the United States according to our research. Among middle school students, approximately 7.8% are enrolled at private schools in Fairbanks.

The average percentage of students proficient in math in Fairbanks, Alaska at the middle schools level is 30.3%, and proficient in reading & language arts 40.0%.

The average salary of a middle school teacher in Fairbanks is $,0 per year. The average number of middle school students assigned to a teacher’s classroom in Fairbanks is 18.0.

High Schools in Fairbanks, Alaska

There are 2 high schools in Fairbanks, Alaska. The public high schools in Fairbanks are rated 28.6 (with 100 being the best) in the United States according to our research. Among high school students, approximately 22.7% are enrolled at private schools in Fairbanks.

The average percentage of students proficient in math in Fairbanks, Alaska at the high school level is 30.0%, and proficient in reading & language arts 26.0%.

The average salary of a high school teacher in Fairbanks is $,0 per year. The average number of high school students assigned to a teacher’s classroom in Fairbanks is 13.0.

Pros and Cons of living in Fairbanks, Alaska in reviews from users in their own words:

ProsCons
  • "no income tax"
  • "Small town, good schools, "
  • "low population of educated single men"
  • "Cold, few dining options, high energy costs, few activities, "