University Park Elementary



University Park Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

University Park Elementary Students by Grade
PK 4
K 91
1 79
2 82
3 68
4 71
5 66
6 69
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

University Park Elementary is a public elementary school located in Fairbanks, AK in the Fairbanks North Star Borough School District. It enrolls 530 students in grades 1st through 12th. University Park Elementary is the 14th largest public school in Alaska and the 18,798th largest nationally. It has 17.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 530
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 29.92
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 18,798th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Alaska: 14th out of 383
Student/Teacher Rank in Alaska: 300th out of 381
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alaska: 17th out of 381

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University Park Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 290
(55%)
4,768
(52%)
 Female 240
(45%)
4,389
(48%)

University Park Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 322
(61%)
5,733
(63%)
 American Indian 82
(15%)
1,101
(12%)
 Two or More 63
(12%)
860
(9%)
 Hispanic 29
(5%)
691
(8%)
 Asian 17
(3%)
207
(2%)
 Black 13
(2%)
480
(5%)
 Pacific Islander 4
(1%)
85
(1%)

University Park Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 332
(63%)
5,605
(61%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 165
(31%)
2,763
(30%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 33
(6%)
789
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 307 ranked schools in Alaska, University Park Elementary is ranked 49th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of University Park Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (37.4%) is 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.

University Park Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 543
2006 537
2007 517
2008 495
2009 461
2010 474
2011 518
2012 530

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.1
2006 17.1
2007 17.6
2008 18.7
2009 16.9
2010 17.8
2011 17.4
2012 17.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.2744014732965
2006 0.28864059590317
2007 0.26885880077369
2008 0.27070707070707
2009 0.26898047722343
2010 0.26371308016878
2011 0.35135135135135
2012 0.37358490566038

Compare University Park Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,626.9% 16.3:1
 
1,770.0% 17.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 37.4%
 
State Average 51.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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