Bear Valley Elementary



Bear Valley Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Bear Valley Elementary Students by Grade
PK 1
K 41
1 49
2 62
3 57
4 51
5 67
6 83
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Bear Valley Elementary is a public elementary school located in Anchorage, AK in the Anchorage School District. It enrolls 411 students in grades 1st through 12th. Bear Valley Elementary is the 55th largest public school in Alaska and the 30,528th largest nationally. It has 16.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 411
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 25.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 30,528th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Alaska: 55th out of 383
Student/Teacher Rank in Alaska: 261st out of 381
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alaska: 54th out of 381

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Bear Valley Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 222
(54%)
16,121
(52%)
 Female 189
(46%)
14,875
(48%)

Bear Valley Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 305
(74%)
13,709
(44%)
 Two or More 50
(12%)
4,558
(15%)
 Hispanic 19
(5%)
3,427
(11%)
 Asian 18
(4%)
3,155
(10%)
 American Indian 17
(4%)
2,703
(9%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
1,500
(5%)
 Black 1
(0%)
1,944
(6%)

Bear Valley Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 385
(94%)
16,948
(55%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 24
(6%)
11,786
(38%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 2
(0%)
2,262
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 307 ranked schools in Alaska, Bear Valley Elementary is ranked 255th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Bear Valley Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (6.3%) is significantly lower than the state average of 51.0%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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.

Bear Valley Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 554
2006 456
2007 412
2008 463
2009 437
2010 431
2011 403
2012 411

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 20.2
2006 18
2007 16.6
2008 17.9
2009 17.3
2010 16
2011 17.2
2012 16.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.070397111913357
2006 0.052631578947368
2007 0.055825242718447
2008 0.064794816414687
2009 0.050343249427918
2010 0.071925754060325
2011 0.074441687344913
2012 0.063260340632603

Compare Bear Valley Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.0% 16.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,626.9% 16.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 6.3%
 
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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