Whaley School



Whaley School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Whaley School Students by Grade
PK 35
K 2
1 5
2 13
3 12
4 14
5 18
6 15
7 19
8 31
9 23
10 43
11 30
12 149

Whaley School is a public elementary school located in Anchorage, AK in the Anchorage School District. It enrolls 409 students in grades 1st through 12th. Whaley School is the 58th largest public school in Alaska and the 30,723rd largest nationally. It has 7.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 409
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 7.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 51.79
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 30,723rd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Alaska: 58th out of 383
Student/Teacher Rank in Alaska: 33rd out of 381
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alaska: 1st out of 381

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Whaley School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 280
(68%)
16,121
(52%)
 Female 129
(32%)
14,875
(48%)

Whaley School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 165
(40%)
13,709
(44%)
 American Indian 100
(24%)
2,703
(9%)
 Two or More 45
(11%)
4,558
(15%)
 Black 41
(10%)
1,944
(6%)
 Hispanic 36
(9%)
3,427
(11%)
 Asian 14
(3%)
3,155
(10%)
 Pacific Islander 8
(2%)
1,500
(5%)

Whaley School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 293
(72%)
16,948
(55%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 105
(26%)
11,786
(38%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 11
(3%)
2,262
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 307 ranked schools in Alaska, Whaley School is ranked 128th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Whaley School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (28.4%) 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.

Whaley School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 467
2006 499
2007 478
2008 530
2009 486
2010 485
2011 477
2012 409

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.1
2006 12.5
2007 12.3
2008 10.3
2009 7.7
2010 8.8
2011 8.8
2012 7.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.079229122055675
2006 0.080160320641283
2007 0.24476987447699
2008 N/A
2009 0.27572016460905
2010 0.27628865979381
2011 0.19706498951782
2012 0.28361858190709

Compare Whaley School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
790.0% 7.9:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,626.9% 16.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 28.4%
 
State Average 51.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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