Government Hill Elementary



Government Hill Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Government Hill Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 67
1 73
2 78
3 77
4 58
5 58
6 61
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Government Hill Elementary is a public elementary school located in Anchorage, AK in the Anchorage School District. It enrolls 472 students in grades 1st through 12th. Government Hill Elementary is the 31st largest public school in Alaska and the 24,202nd largest nationally. It has 17.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 472
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 26.56
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 24,202nd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Alaska: 31st out of 383
Student/Teacher Rank in Alaska: 305th out of 381
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alaska: 39th out of 381

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Government Hill Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 246
(52%)
14,875
(48%)
 Male 226
(48%)
16,121
(52%)

Government Hill Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 223
(47%)
3,427
(11%)
 White 106
(22%)
13,709
(44%)
 Two or More 64
(14%)
4,558
(15%)
 Asian 29
(6%)
3,155
(10%)
 Black 22
(5%)
1,944
(6%)
 American Indian 17
(4%)
2,703
(9%)
 Pacific Islander 11
(2%)
1,500
(5%)

Government Hill Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 228
(48%)
11,786
(38%)
 Not Eligible 194
(41%)
16,948
(55%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 50
(11%)
2,262
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 307 ranked schools in Alaska, Government Hill Elementary is ranked 18th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Government Hill Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (58.9%) is slightly 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.

Government Hill Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 477
2006 459
2007 394
2008 428
2009 472
2010 490
2011 481
2012 472

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.5
2006 17.8
2007 17.1
2008 16.8
2009 18.5
2010 16.5
2011 17.3
2012 17.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.46540880503145
2006 0.49237472766885
2007 0.52030456852792
2008 0.50467289719626
2009 0.55720338983051
2010 0.58979591836735
2011 0.57172557172557
2012 0.58898305084746

Compare Government Hill Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,626.9% 16.3:1
 
1,780.0% 17.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 51.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 58.9%
 

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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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