Taku Elementary



Taku Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Taku Elementary Students by Grade
PK 14
K 54
1 60
2 55
3 50
4 60
5 40
6 51
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Taku Elementary is a public elementary school located in Anchorage, AK in the Anchorage School District. It enrolls 384 students in grades 1st through 12th. Taku Elementary is the 81st largest public school in Alaska and the 33,212th largest nationally. It has 15.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 384
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 25.09
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 33,212th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Alaska: 81st out of 383
Student/Teacher Rank in Alaska: 232nd out of 381
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alaska: 58th out of 381

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Taku Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 220
(57%)
16,121
(52%)
 Female 164
(43%)
14,875
(48%)

Taku Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 100
(26%)
13,709
(44%)
 Two or More 96
(25%)
4,558
(15%)
 Hispanic 53
(14%)
3,427
(11%)
 American Indian 46
(12%)
2,703
(9%)
 Asian 38
(10%)
3,155
(10%)
 Black 33
(9%)
1,944
(6%)
 Pacific Islander 18
(5%)
1,500
(5%)

Taku Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 206
(54%)
11,786
(38%)
 Not Eligible 119
(31%)
16,948
(55%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 59
(15%)
2,262
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 307 ranked schools in Alaska, Taku Elementary is ranked 22nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Taku Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (69.0%) is 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.

Taku Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 392
2006 448
2007 348
2008 407
2009 398
2010 400
2011 386
2012 384

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.1
2006 17.4
2007 14
2008 15.5
2009 15.2
2010 14.5
2011 14.2
2012 15.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.61989795918367
2006 0.58035714285714
2007 0.76149425287356
2008 0.65601965601966
2009 0.66582914572864
2010 0.73
2011 0.7720207253886
2012 0.69010416666667

Compare Taku Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,530.0% 15.3:1
 
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 69.0%
 

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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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