North Star Elementary



North Star Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

North Star Elementary Students by Grade
PK 5
K 66
1 62
2 49
3 56
4 68
5 46
6 62
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

North Star Elementary is a public elementary school located in Anchorage, AK in the Anchorage School District. It enrolls 414 students in grades 1st through 12th. North Star Elementary is the 52nd largest public school in Alaska and the 30,199th largest nationally. It has 15.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 414
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 26.19
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 30,199th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Alaska: 52nd out of 383
Student/Teacher Rank in Alaska: 247th out of 381
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alaska: 44th out of 381

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North Star Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 223
(54%)
16,121
(52%)
 Female 191
(46%)
14,875
(48%)

North Star Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Asian 89
(21%)
3,155
(10%)
 Hispanic 77
(19%)
3,427
(11%)
 White 66
(16%)
13,709
(44%)
 Two or More 60
(14%)
4,558
(15%)
 Pacific Islander 44
(11%)
1,500
(5%)
 Black 40
(10%)
1,944
(6%)
 American Indian 38
(9%)
2,703
(9%)

North Star Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 329
(79%)
11,786
(38%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 82
(20%)
2,262
(7%)
 Not Eligible 3
(1%)
16,948
(55%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 307 ranked schools in Alaska, North Star Elementary is ranked 2nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of North Star Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (99.3%) 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.

North Star Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 424
2006 429
2007 365
2008 451
2009 440
2010 404
2011 363
2012 414

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.5
2006 13.5
2007 12.2
2008 11.2
2009 14.3
2010 12.5
2011 11.7
2012 15.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.86084905660377
2006 0.85081585081585
2007 1.027397260274
2008 0.81374722838137
2009 0.83636363636364
2010 0.91089108910891
2011 0.99173553719008
2012 0.99275362318841

Compare North Star Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,580.0% 15.8:1
 
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 99.3%
 

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Public PK - 06 414 15.8:1  
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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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