District Summary Ratings

A larger number of schools in this district are rated below average in school quality.

Top 5 Schools in This District
These are some of the top-rated public schools in Fairbanks North Star Borough School District based on a variety of measures, including academic performance and equity. Find out more about GreatSchools ratings.
District Academic Progress

Students at many of the schools in this district are making about the same academic progress as the state average.

Academic Summary
Is this district offering opportunity for all its students, or leaving some kids behind? Successful districts are working to close the achievement gap.

Advanced Courses
Rigorous courses can help students prepare for and get into college, including coursework in STEM subjects. Find out more.
Parent Tip
Many successful high school students end up in remedial math courses in college. Is your student prepared for college-level math? Ask this district how they ensure students are well-prepared.

Student Demographics
Schools that create a positive culture help all students thrive. See how.

Teachers & Staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.

District Calendar

District Finances
How a school district allocates funds can reflect its priorities. Learn more about how these decisions are made.
Parent Tip
District decisions about how to spend money impact your child’s schooling. Here’s how parents can have an influence.

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Reviews From Schools in Fairbanks North Star Borough School District
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January 04, 2023
I graduated from Lathrop several years ago. Lathrop prepared me for the real world and for a great college degree. In reality your student and their choice of friends and their dedication to learning... More
Review for Lathrop High School
Parent / Guardian
December 14, 2022
The teachers do not know how to talk to the kids in the school and are fast to suspend the kids without all the facts. By far the worst school for kids in the district
Parent / Guardian
May 11, 2022
More opportunities for parent involvement ON campus are needed. But overall, this is a very supportive learning environment. The staff is caring and watchful. The career clusters are significant.... More
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