Joy Elementary



Joy Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Joy Elementary Students by Grade
PK 35
K 55
1 67
2 61
3 61
4 70
5 52
6 56
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Joy Elementary is a public elementary school located in Fairbanks, AK in the Fairbanks North Star Borough School District. It enrolls 457 students in grades 1st through 12th. Joy Elementary is the 34th largest public school in Alaska and the 25,734th largest nationally. It has 16.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 457
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16:1
Full Time Teachers: 28.6
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 25,734th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Alaska: 34th out of 383
Student/Teacher Rank in Alaska: 255th out of 381
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alaska: 26th out of 381

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Joy Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 241
(53%)
4,768
(52%)
 Female 216
(47%)
4,389
(48%)

Joy Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 244
(53%)
5,733
(63%)
 American Indian 89
(19%)
1,101
(12%)
 Two or More 37
(8%)
860
(9%)
 Hispanic 31
(7%)
691
(8%)
 Black 27
(6%)
480
(5%)
 Asian 23
(5%)
207
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 6
(1%)
85
(1%)

Joy Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 214
(47%)
2,763
(30%)
 Not Eligible 199
(44%)
5,605
(61%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 44
(10%)
789
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 307 ranked schools in Alaska, Joy Elementary is ranked 23rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Joy Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (56.5%) 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.

Joy Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 382
2006 399
2007 365
2008 379
2009 393
2010 386
2011 430
2012 457

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.4
2006 16.6
2007 15.8
2008 16.9
2009 16.9
2010 15.3
2011 16.3
2012 16

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.39267015706806
2006 0.40852130325815
2007 0.36986301369863
2008 0.38522427440633
2009 0.43256997455471
2010 0.48445595854922
2011 0.53023255813953
2012 0.56455142231947

Compare Joy Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,600.0% 16.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,626.9% 16.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 51.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 56.5%
 

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