Homestead Elementary



Homestead Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Homestead Elementary Students by Grade
PK 1
K 43
1 43
2 46
3 44
4 45
5 53
6 36
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Homestead Elementary is a public elementary school located in Eagle River, AK in the Anchorage School District. It enrolls 311 students in grades 1st through 12th. Homestead Elementary is the 113th largest public school in Alaska and the 40,263rd largest nationally. It has 13.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 311
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 23.58
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 40,263rd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Alaska: 113th out of 383
Student/Teacher Rank in Alaska: 172nd out of 381
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alaska: 72nd out of 381

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Homestead Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 160
(51%)
16,121
(52%)
 Female 151
(49%)
14,875
(48%)

Homestead Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 237
(76%)
13,709
(44%)
 Two or More 35
(11%)
4,558
(15%)
 Hispanic 16
(5%)
3,427
(11%)
 American Indian 15
(5%)
2,703
(9%)
 Black 4
(1%)
1,944
(6%)
 Asian 3
(1%)
3,155
(10%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
1,500
(5%)

Homestead Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 256
(82%)
16,948
(55%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 45
(14%)
11,786
(38%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 10
(3%)
2,262
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 307 ranked schools in Alaska, Homestead Elementary is ranked 204th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Homestead Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (17.7%) is significantly 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.

Homestead Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 348
2006 363
2007 305
2008 330
2009 327
2010 314
2011 326
2012 311

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.4
2006 14.5
2007 14.7
2008 14.2
2009 14.7
2010 14.1
2011 13.7
2012 13.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.14655172413793
2006 0.13223140495868
2007 0.14426229508197
2008 0.14242424242424
2009 0.16819571865443
2010 0.12420382165605
2011 0.15644171779141
2012 0.17684887459807

Compare Homestead Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,320.0% 13.2:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,626.9% 16.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 17.7%
 
State Average 51.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Homestead Elementary
Eagle River, AK
Public PK - 06 311 13.2:1  
Gruening Middle School
Eagle River, AK
Public 06 - 08 601 17.4:1 1 miles
Eagle River Christian School
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Private KG - 12 120 18:1 1 miles
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Public KG - 06 163 18.3:1 2 miles
Fire Lake Elementary
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Public PK - 05 354 17.7:1 3 miles
St John Orthodox Christian School
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Private PK - 07 76 11:1 4 miles
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Public PK - 06 342 16.8:1 5 miles
Birchwood Christian School
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Private KG - 12 105 10:1 7 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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