GreatSchools Rating: 6 out of 10. GreatSchools Ratings are based on test results. 10 is best.
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Top-Rated Fairbanks Public Schools

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Chinook Montessori Charter School
Hutchison High School
Watershed Charter School
Barnette Magnet School
Fairbanks B.E.S.T.

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Ladd Elementary School

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What's it like to live in Fairbanks?

Median household income $48,394 $63,525 $50,935
Median home price $189,500 $223,200 $152,300
Cost of living (% of national avg)132% 134% 100%
Unemployment 6% 7% 9%
Violent crime index (1 is lowest)784
Days per year with some sun: 155
Days per year with some precipitation: 106
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Source: Sperling's Best Places
Population: 31,535
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