William Tyson Elementary



William Tyson Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

William Tyson Elementary Students by Grade
PK 1
K 96
1 88
2 69
3 71
4 70
5 84
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

William Tyson Elementary is a public elementary school located in Anchorage, AK in the Anchorage School District. It enrolls 479 students in grades 1st through 12th. William Tyson Elementary is the 27th largest public school in Alaska and the 23,517th largest nationally. It has 14.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 479
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 33
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 23,517th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Alaska: 27th out of 383
Student/Teacher Rank in Alaska: 208th out of 381
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alaska: 8th out of 381

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William Tyson Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 245
(51%)
16,121
(52%)
 Female 234
(49%)
14,875
(48%)

William Tyson Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Asian 111
(23%)
3,155
(10%)
 Pacific Islander 90
(19%)
1,500
(5%)
 Two or More 69
(14%)
4,558
(15%)
 Hispanic 66
(14%)
3,427
(11%)
 Black 63
(13%)
1,944
(6%)
 American Indian 61
(13%)
2,703
(9%)
 White 19
(4%)
13,709
(44%)

William Tyson Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 438
(91%)
11,786
(38%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 38
(8%)
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, William Tyson Elementary is ranked 1st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of William Tyson Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (99.4%) 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.

William Tyson Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 386
2006 415
2007 374
2008 469
2009 503
2010 518
2011 488
2012 479

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14
2006 13.5
2007 13.2
2008 18.2
2009 16.3
2010 15.9
2011 13.9
2012 14.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.87823834196891
2006 0.81686746987952
2007 0.97860962566845
2008 0.86140724946695
2009 0.88270377733598
2010 0.85714285714286
2011 0.90983606557377
2012 0.9937369519833

Compare William Tyson Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,450.0% 14.5:1
 
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 99.4%
 

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