Barnette Magnet School is located in Fairbanks, AK and is one of 35 schools in Fairbanks North Star Borough School District. It is a magnet school that serves 424 students in grades PK-8.
Magnet schools are public schools that offer a specialized curriculum or educational philosophy, often with a specific focus or theme. Magnet schools promote student diversity because they are open to students outside the normal school district boundaries and often attract high caliber students through competitive programs.
Barnette Magnet School did not make AYP in 2009. Under No Child Left Behind, a school makes Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) if it achieves the minimum levels of improvement determined by the state of Alaska in terms of student performance and other accountability measures. See Barnette Magnet School's test results to learn more about school performance.
Student Economic Level (2011)
In 2011, Barnette Magnet School had 21% of students eligible for free or reduced price lunch programs. Alaska had 38% of eligible students for free or reduced price lunch programs. Eligibility for the National School Lunch Program is based on family income levels.