Ben Eielson Jr/Sr High School Overview

2014 Academic Indicators
National Rank
#1,773
College Readiness Index
21.5
Math Proficiency
2.7
Reading Proficiency
2.9
Student/Teacher Ratio
13:1
  • 07–12 Grades
  • 437 Students
  • 33 Teachers

Ben Eielson Jr/Sr High School
675 RAVEN'S WAY
EIELSON AFB, AK 99702

Phone: (907) 372-3110

District: Fairbanks North Star Borough School District

Overview

Ben Eielson Jr/Sr High School is ranked 8th within Alaska. Students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at Ben Eielson Jr/Sr High School is 26 percent. The student body makeup is 49 percent male and 51 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 27 percent. Ben Eielson Jr/Sr High School is 1 of 9 high schools in the Fairbanks North Star Borough School District.

Rankings / Awards

This details how this school compares with others based on U.S. News ranking criteria.

Medal Awarded Silver
National Rank
#1773
State Rank
#8

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Students / Teachers

These counts and percentages of students and teachers are from data reported by schools to the government.

Total Enrollment 437
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 27%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 20%
Full-Time Teachers 33

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Test Scores

U.S. News calculates these values based on student performance on state exit exams and internationally available exams on college-level course work (AP®/IB exams).

Proficient in Reading 92%
Proficient in Math 71%
College Readiness Index 21.5

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School Data

School profile information is based on government data.

Grades Served 07 – 12
Setting Distant Town
Charter School No
Magnet School No
Receives Title I Funding No

District

This information relates to high schools run by this school's state operating agency. Many districts contain only one high school.

Total Schools 9
Total Students 4,495
Proficient in Reading (district average) 83%
Proficient in Math (district average) 57%
College Readiness (district average) 27.2

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International Baccalaureate (IB) data provided by International Baccalaureate of North America. Used with permission.

Nearby Schools

Ben Eielson Jr/Sr High School is 1 of 9 schools in the Fairbanks North Star Borough School District.

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