Wonder Park Elementary



Wonder Park Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Wonder Park Elementary Students by Grade
PK 12
K 59
1 61
2 59
3 52
4 54
5 48
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Wonder Park Elementary is a public elementary school located in Anchorage, AK in the Anchorage School District. It enrolls 345 students in grades 1st through 12th. Wonder Park Elementary is the 100th largest public school in Alaska and the 37,135th largest nationally. It has 14.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 345
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 23.49
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 37,135th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Alaska: 100th out of 383
Student/Teacher Rank in Alaska: 215th out of 381
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alaska: 75th out of 381

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Wonder Park Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 183
(53%)
14,875
(48%)
 Male 162
(47%)
16,121
(52%)

Wonder Park Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Two or More 61
(18%)
4,558
(15%)
 Hispanic 57
(17%)
3,427
(11%)
 Pacific Islander 57
(17%)
1,500
(5%)
 American Indian 54
(16%)
2,703
(9%)
 White 52
(15%)
13,709
(44%)
 Black 36
(10%)
1,944
(6%)
 Asian 28
(8%)
3,155
(10%)

Wonder Park Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 308
(89%)
11,786
(38%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 34
(10%)
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, Wonder Park Elementary is ranked 12th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Wonder Park Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (99.1%) 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.

Wonder Park Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 360
2006 393
2007 287
2008 348
2009 288
2010 316
2011 351
2012 345

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.5
2006 14.1
2007 11.2
2008 13.1
2009 11.9
2010 13
2011 14.4
2012 14.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.76666666666667
2006 0.7735368956743
2007 0.94076655052265
2008 0.74137931034483
2009 0.82291666666667
2010 0.75
2011 0.67521367521368
2012 0.99130434782609

Compare Wonder Park Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,470.0% 14.7:1
 
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 99.1%
 

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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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