Pearl Creek Elementary



Pearl Creek Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Pearl Creek Elementary Students by Grade
PK 15
K 47
1 66
2 69
3 69
4 70
5 62
6 80
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Pearl Creek Elementary is a public elementary school located in Fairbanks, AK in the Fairbanks North Star Borough School District. It enrolls 478 students in grades 1st through 12th. Pearl Creek Elementary is the 28th largest public school in Alaska and the 23,609th largest nationally. It has 18.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 478
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18:1
Full Time Teachers: 26.58
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 23,609th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Alaska: 28th out of 383
Student/Teacher Rank in Alaska: 307th out of 381
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alaska: 37th out of 381

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Pearl Creek Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 242
(51%)
4,768
(52%)
 Female 236
(49%)
4,389
(48%)

Pearl Creek Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 352
(74%)
5,733
(63%)
 American Indian 61
(13%)
1,101
(12%)
 Two or More 26
(5%)
860
(9%)
 Hispanic 23
(5%)
691
(8%)
 Asian 8
(2%)
207
(2%)
 Black 6
(1%)
480
(5%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
85
(1%)

Pearl Creek Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 352
(74%)
5,605
(61%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 111
(23%)
2,763
(30%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 15
(3%)
789
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 307 ranked schools in Alaska, Pearl Creek Elementary is ranked 121st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Pearl Creek Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (26.4%) 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.

Pearl Creek Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 450
2006 426
2007 413
2008 417
2009 450
2010 483
2011 486
2012 478

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.3
2006 18
2007 17.4
2008 17.2
2009 17.2
2010 18.1
2011 17.5
2012 18

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.18444444444444
2006 0.16431924882629
2007 0.20581113801453
2008 0.17985611510791
2009 0.19777777777778
2010 0.24223602484472
2011 0.20576131687243
2012 0.26359832635983

Compare Pearl Creek Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,626.9% 16.3:1
 
1,800.0% 18.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 26.4%
 
State Average 51.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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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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