Airport Heights Elementary



Airport Heights Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Airport Heights Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 52
1 44
2 41
3 50
4 50
5 34
6 57
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Airport Heights Elementary is a public elementary school located in Anchorage, AK in the Anchorage School District. It enrolls 328 students in grades 1st through 12th. Airport Heights Elementary is the 109th largest public school in Alaska and the 38,723rd largest nationally. It has 15.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 328
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 21.7
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 38,723rd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Alaska: 109th out of 383
Student/Teacher Rank in Alaska: 227th out of 381
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alaska: 89th out of 381

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Airport Heights Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 179
(55%)
16,121
(52%)
 Female 149
(45%)
14,875
(48%)

Airport Heights Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Asian 69
(21%)
3,155
(10%)
 American Indian 55
(17%)
2,703
(9%)
 Two or More 53
(16%)
4,558
(15%)
 Hispanic 46
(14%)
3,427
(11%)
 White 45
(14%)
13,709
(44%)
 Pacific Islander 41
(13%)
1,500
(5%)
 Black 19
(6%)
1,944
(6%)

Airport Heights Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 252
(77%)
11,786
(38%)
 Not Eligible 48
(15%)
16,948
(55%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 28
(9%)
2,262
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 307 ranked schools in Alaska, Airport Heights Elementary is ranked 17th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Airport Heights Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (85.4%) is significantly higher than the state average of 51.0%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

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.

Airport Heights Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 247
2006 310
2007 246
2008 323
2009 328
2010 323
2011 303
2012 328

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.8
2006 12.9
2007 12.4
2008 14.2
2009 14.1
2010 13
2011 12.3
2012 15.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.59514170040486
2006 0.71612903225806
2007 0.94308943089431
2008 0.72755417956656
2009 0.72865853658537
2010 0.77089783281734
2011 0.84158415841584
2012 0.85365853658537

Compare Airport Heights Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,510.0% 15.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,626.9% 16.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 51.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 85.4%
 

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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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