Alternative Learning Systems



Alternative Learning Systems Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Alternative Learning Systems Students by Grade
PK 7
K 0
1 2
2 0
3 6
4 3
5 2
6 2
7 11
8 21
9 11
10 10
11 19
12 37

Alternative Learning Systems is a public elementary school located in Fairbanks, AK in the Fairbanks North Star Borough School District. It enrolls 131 students in grades 1st through 12th. Alternative Learning Systems is the 211th largest public school in Alaska and the 51,459th largest nationally. It has 32.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 131
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 32.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 4
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 51,459th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Alaska: 211th out of 383
Student/Teacher Rank in Alaska: 354th out of 381
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alaska: 281st out of 381

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Alternative Learning Systems Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 89
(68%)
4,768
(52%)
 Female 42
(32%)
4,389
(48%)

Alternative Learning Systems Students by Ethnicity

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 White 72
(55%)
5,733
(63%)
 American Indian 35
(27%)
1,101
(12%)
 Black 9
(7%)
480
(5%)
 Hispanic 8
(6%)
691
(8%)
 Two or More 6
(5%)
860
(9%)
 Asian 1
(1%)
207
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
85
(1%)

Alternative Learning Systems Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 99
(76%)
5,605
(61%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 28
(21%)
2,763
(30%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 4
(3%)
789
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 307 ranked schools in Alaska, Alternative Learning Systems is ranked 240th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Alternative Learning Systems students on free and reduced lunch assistance (24.4%) 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.

Alternative Learning Systems Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 68
2006 80
2007 73
2008 96
2009 114
2010 113
2011 109
2012 131

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 N/A
2006 11.4
2007 N/A
2008 32
2009 57
2010 113
2011 545
2012 32.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005
2006
2007 0.32876712328767
2008 0.45833333333333
2009 0.14035087719298
2010 0.10619469026549
2011 0.1743119266055
2012 0.24427480916031

Compare Alternative Learning Systems to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,626.9% 16.3:1
 
3,280.0% 32.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 24.4%
 
State Average 51.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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