Fire Lake Elementary



Fire Lake Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Fire Lake Elementary Students by Grade
PK 7
K 66
1 66
2 56
3 57
4 60
5 42
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Fire Lake Elementary is a public elementary school located in Eagle River, AK in the Anchorage School District. It enrolls 354 students in grades 1st through 12th. Fire Lake Elementary is the 99th largest public school in Alaska and the 36,279th largest nationally. It has 17.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 354
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 20
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 36,279th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Alaska: 99th out of 383
Student/Teacher Rank in Alaska: 300th out of 381
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alaska: 102nd out of 381

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Fire Lake Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 199
(56%)
16,121
(52%)
 Female 155
(44%)
14,875
(48%)

Fire Lake Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 216
(61%)
13,709
(44%)
 Two or More 60
(17%)
4,558
(15%)
 Asian 28
(8%)
3,155
(10%)
 Hispanic 20
(6%)
3,427
(11%)
 American Indian 19
(5%)
2,703
(9%)
 Pacific Islander 6
(2%)
1,500
(5%)
 Black 5
(1%)
1,944
(6%)

Fire Lake Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 221
(62%)
16,948
(55%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 107
(30%)
11,786
(38%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 26
(7%)
2,262
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 307 ranked schools in Alaska, Fire Lake Elementary is ranked 109th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Fire Lake Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (37.6%) 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.

Fire Lake Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 284
2006 297
2007 267
2008 348
2009 366
2010 347
2011 351
2012 354

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.2
2006 17.2
2007 13.8
2008 15.7
2009 17.4
2010 14.9
2011 14.4
2012 17.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.28521126760563
2006 0.23232323232323
2007 0.26591760299625
2008 0.29310344827586
2009 0.30601092896175
2010 0.37752161383285
2011 0.35042735042735
2012 0.37570621468927

Compare Fire Lake Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,626.9% 16.3:1
 
1,770.0% 17.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 37.6%
 
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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