Denali Elementary



Denali Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Denali Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 64
1 66
2 73
3 48
4 52
5 50
6 57
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Denali Elementary is a public elementary school located in Anchorage, AK in the Anchorage School District. It enrolls 410 students in grades 1st through 12th. Denali Elementary is the 57th largest public school in Alaska and the 30,611th largest nationally. It has 14.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 410
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 28
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 30,611th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Alaska: 57th out of 383
Student/Teacher Rank in Alaska: 210th out of 381
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alaska: 32nd out of 381

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Denali Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 210
(51%)
16,121
(52%)
 Female 200
(49%)
14,875
(48%)

Denali Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 215
(52%)
13,709
(44%)
 Two or More 50
(12%)
4,558
(15%)
 American Indian 36
(9%)
2,703
(9%)
 Black 31
(8%)
1,944
(6%)
 Asian 31
(8%)
3,155
(10%)
 Hispanic 28
(7%)
3,427
(11%)
 Pacific Islander 19
(5%)
1,500
(5%)

Denali Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 256
(62%)
16,948
(55%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 134
(33%)
11,786
(38%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 20
(5%)
2,262
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 307 ranked schools in Alaska, Denali Elementary is ranked 94th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Denali Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (37.6%) is 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.

Denali Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 407
2006 355
2007 345
2008 384
2009 409
2010 415
2011 421
2012 410

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.4
2006 12.5
2007 12.9
2008 13.6
2009 13.8
2010 14.2
2011 15.7
2012 14.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.36855036855037
2006 0.32112676056338
2007 0.40289855072464
2008 0.34635416666667
2009 0.30317848410758
2010 0.3421686746988
2011 0.40855106888361
2012 0.37560975609756

Compare Denali Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,460.0% 14.6:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,626.9% 16.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 37.6%
 
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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