Hunter Elementary



Hunter Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Hunter Elementary Students by Grade
PK 19
K 58
1 55
2 52
3 56
4 39
5 46
6 51
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Hunter Elementary is a public elementary school located in Fairbanks, AK in the Fairbanks North Star Borough School District. It enrolls 376 students in grades 1st through 12th. Hunter Elementary is the 84th largest public school in Alaska and the 34,045th largest nationally. It has 16.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 376
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 22.91
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 34,045th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Alaska: 84th out of 383
Student/Teacher Rank in Alaska: 277th out of 381
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alaska: 80th out of 381

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Hunter Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 204
(54%)
4,768
(52%)
 Female 172
(46%)
4,389
(48%)

Hunter Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 130
(35%)
5,733
(63%)
 American Indian 111
(30%)
1,101
(12%)
 Black 43
(11%)
480
(5%)
 Two or More 40
(11%)
860
(9%)
 Hispanic 38
(10%)
691
(8%)
 Asian 10
(3%)
207
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 4
(1%)
85
(1%)

Hunter Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 240
(64%)
2,763
(30%)
 Not Eligible 103
(27%)
5,605
(61%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 33
(9%)
789
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 307 ranked schools in Alaska, Hunter Elementary is ranked 20th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Hunter Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (72.6%) is 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.

Hunter Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 344
2006 334
2007 315
2008 332
2009 366
2010 387
2011 394
2012 376

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.1
2006 16.4
2007 15.9
2008 17.1
2009 17.6
2010 17.7
2011 17.7
2012 16.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.69476744186047
2006 0.8622754491018
2007 0.62857142857143
2008 0.62951807228916
2009 0.60655737704918
2010 0.70801033591731
2011 0.71319796954315
2012 0.72606382978723

Compare Hunter Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,626.9% 16.3:1
 
1,640.0% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 51.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 72.6%
 

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Public PK - 06 376 16.4:1  
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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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