Fairbanks B.e.s.t.



Fairbanks B.e.s.t. Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Fairbanks B.e.s.t. Students by Grade
PK 0
K 14
1 14
2 13
3 15
4 9
5 6
6 8
7 14
8 15
9 27
10 29
11 66
12 36

Fairbanks B.e.s.t. is a public elementary school located in Fairbanks, AK in the Fairbanks North Star Borough School District. It enrolls 266 students in grades 1st through 12th. Fairbanks B.e.s.t. is the 132nd largest public school in Alaska and the 44,000th largest nationally. It has 1,330.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 266
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 1330:1
Full Time Teachers: 0.2
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 44,000th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Alaska: 132nd out of 383
Student/Teacher Rank in Alaska: 380th out of 381
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alaska: 377th out of 381

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Fairbanks B.e.s.t. Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 148
(56%)
4,768
(52%)
 Female 118
(44%)
4,389
(48%)

Fairbanks B.e.s.t. Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 208
(78%)
5,733
(63%)
 American Indian 22
(8%)
1,101
(12%)
 Two or More 21
(8%)
860
(9%)
 Hispanic 8
(3%)
691
(8%)
 Black 4
(2%)
480
(5%)
 Asian 3
(1%)
207
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
85
(1%)

Fairbanks B.e.s.t. Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 266
(100%)
5,605
(61%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
789
(9%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
2,763
(30%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Fairbanks B.e.s.t. Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 249
2006 373
2007 272
2008 277
2009 199
2010 210
2011 265
2012 266

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 62.2
2006 N/A
2007 90.7
2008 N/A
2009 94.8
2010 420
2011 265
2012 1330

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005
2006
2007 N/A
2008 N/A
2009 N/A
2010 N/A
2011 N/A
2012 N/A

Compare Fairbanks B.e.s.t. to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,626.9% 16.3:1
 
133,000.0% 1,330.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 0.0%
 
State Average 51.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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