Denali Elementary



Denali Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Denali Elementary Students by Grade
PK 3
K 56
1 70
2 51
3 53
4 58
5 56
6 51
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Denali Elementary is a public elementary school located in Fairbanks, AK in the Fairbanks North Star Borough School District. It enrolls 398 students in grades 1st through 12th. Denali Elementary is the 69th largest public school in Alaska and the 31,809th largest nationally. It has 16.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 398
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 23.51
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 31,809th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Alaska: 69th out of 383
Student/Teacher Rank in Alaska: 288th out of 381
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alaska: 74th out of 381

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Denali Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 207
(52%)
4,768
(52%)
 Female 191
(48%)
4,389
(48%)

Denali Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 190
(48%)
5,733
(63%)
 Two or More 63
(16%)
860
(9%)
 American Indian 52
(13%)
1,101
(12%)
 Black 38
(10%)
480
(5%)
 Hispanic 34
(9%)
691
(8%)
 Asian 16
(4%)
207
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 5
(1%)
85
(1%)

Denali Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 199
(50%)
2,763
(30%)
 Not Eligible 167
(42%)
5,605
(61%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 32
(8%)
789
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 307 ranked schools in Alaska, Denali Elementary is ranked 31st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Denali Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (58.0%) is slightly 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.

Denali Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 388
2006 413
2007 385
2008 403
2009 372
2010 376
2011 365
2012 398

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.5
2006 18.8
2007 16
2008 17.1
2009 15.9
2010 15.7
2011 16.2
2012 16.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.45103092783505
2006 0.41888619854722
2007 0.43376623376623
2008 0.42183622828784
2009 0.4489247311828
2010 0.50797872340426
2011 0.5013698630137
2012 0.58040201005025

Compare Denali Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,626.9% 16.3:1
 
1,690.0% 16.9:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 51.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 58.0%
 

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