Sand Lake Elementary



Sand Lake Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Sand Lake Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 95
1 102
2 88
3 105
4 101
5 104
6 92
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Sand Lake Elementary is a public elementary school located in Anchorage, AK in the Anchorage School District. It enrolls 687 students in grades 1st through 12th. Sand Lake Elementary is the 6th largest public school in Alaska and the 8,243rd largest nationally. It has 18.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 687
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 36.94
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 8,243rd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Alaska: 6th out of 383
Student/Teacher Rank in Alaska: 317th out of 381
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alaska: 2nd out of 381

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Sand Lake Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 361
(53%)
16,121
(52%)
 Female 326
(47%)
14,875
(48%)

Sand Lake Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 325
(47%)
13,709
(44%)
 Two or More 131
(19%)
4,558
(15%)
 Asian 93
(14%)
3,155
(10%)
 Hispanic 57
(8%)
3,427
(11%)
 American Indian 45
(7%)
2,703
(9%)
 Pacific Islander 22
(3%)
1,500
(5%)
 Black 14
(2%)
1,944
(6%)

Sand Lake Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 499
(73%)
16,948
(55%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 144
(21%)
11,786
(38%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 44
(6%)
2,262
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 307 ranked schools in Alaska, Sand Lake Elementary is ranked 57th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Sand Lake Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (27.4%) 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.

Sand Lake Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 626
2006 651
2007 564
2008 677
2009 664
2010 706
2011 681
2012 687

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.9
2006 20.6
2007 16.9
2008 19.9
2009 19
2010 19.4
2011 19.1
2012 18.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.18849840255591
2006 0.17511520737327
2007 0.18085106382979
2008 0.19202363367799
2009 0.20180722891566
2010 0.25920679886686
2011 0.25991189427313
2012 0.27365356622999

Compare Sand Lake Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,626.9% 16.3:1
 
1,860.0% 18.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 27.4%
 
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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