Turnagain Elementary



Turnagain Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Turnagain Elementary Students by Grade
PK 3
K 79
1 66
2 62
3 59
4 52
5 63
6 47
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Turnagain Elementary is a public elementary school located in Anchorage, AK in the Anchorage School District. It enrolls 431 students in grades 1st through 12th. Turnagain Elementary is the 43rd largest public school in Alaska and the 28,402nd largest nationally. It has 15.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 431
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15:1
Full Time Teachers: 28.8
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 28,402nd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Alaska: 43rd out of 383
Student/Teacher Rank in Alaska: 222nd out of 381
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alaska: 25th out of 381

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Turnagain Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 220
(51%)
14,875
(48%)
 Male 211
(49%)
16,121
(52%)

Turnagain Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 232
(54%)
13,709
(44%)
 Two or More 71
(16%)
4,558
(15%)
 Asian 35
(8%)
3,155
(10%)
 American Indian 32
(7%)
2,703
(9%)
 Hispanic 25
(6%)
3,427
(11%)
 Pacific Islander 19
(4%)
1,500
(5%)
 Black 17
(4%)
1,944
(6%)

Turnagain Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 226
(52%)
16,948
(55%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 166
(39%)
11,786
(38%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 39
(9%)
2,262
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 307 ranked schools in Alaska, Turnagain Elementary is ranked 44th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Turnagain Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (47.6%) is slightly 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.

Turnagain Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 346
2006 387
2007 327
2008 399
2009 446
2010 459
2011 467
2012 431

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.2
2006 16.5
2007 12.5
2008 14.8
2009 16.2
2010 14.8
2011 16.8
2012 15

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.34104046242775
2006 0.36434108527132
2007 0.47400611620795
2008 0.37593984962406
2009 0.33856502242152
2010 0.35947712418301
2011 0.41541755888651
2012 0.47563805104408

Compare Turnagain Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,500.0% 15.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,626.9% 16.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 47.6%
 
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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