Williwaw Elementary



Williwaw Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Williwaw Elementary Students by Grade
PK 13
K 70
1 61
2 55
3 63
4 61
5 46
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Williwaw Elementary is a public elementary school located in Anchorage, AK in the Anchorage School District. It enrolls 369 students in grades 1st through 12th. Williwaw Elementary is the 92nd largest public school in Alaska and the 34,742nd largest nationally. It has 13.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 369
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 26.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 34,742nd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Alaska: 92nd out of 383
Student/Teacher Rank in Alaska: 186th out of 381
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alaska: 40th out of 381

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Williwaw Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 186
(50%)
14,875
(48%)
 Male 183
(50%)
16,121
(52%)

Williwaw Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Asian 113
(31%)
3,155
(10%)
 Pacific Islander 59
(16%)
1,500
(5%)
 White 49
(13%)
13,709
(44%)
 Two or More 48
(13%)
4,558
(15%)
 Hispanic 35
(9%)
3,427
(11%)
 Black 33
(9%)
1,944
(6%)
 American Indian 32
(9%)
2,703
(9%)

Williwaw Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 322
(87%)
11,786
(38%)
 Not Eligible 24
(7%)
16,948
(55%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 23
(6%)
2,262
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 307 ranked schools in Alaska, Williwaw Elementary is ranked 11th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Williwaw Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (93.5%) 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.

Williwaw Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 608
2006 374
2007 310
2008 405
2009 383
2010 379
2011 354
2012 369

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.7
2006 14.4
2007 12.4
2008 16.1
2009 14.2
2010 16.5
2011 14.7
2012 13.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.81414473684211
2006 0.99197860962567
2007 0.90645161290323
2008 0.80246913580247
2009 0.84334203655352
2010 0.85224274406332
2011 0.91242937853107
2012 0.9349593495935

Compare Williwaw Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,390.0% 13.9:1
 
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 93.5%
 

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Public PK - 05 369 13.9:1  
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Private PK - 12 711 15:1 2 miles
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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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