Aurora Elementary



Aurora Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Aurora Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 73
1 63
2 59
3 56
4 49
5 58
6 34
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Aurora Elementary is a public elementary school located in Jber, AK in the Anchorage School District. It enrolls 392 students in grades 1st through 12th. Aurora Elementary is the 74th largest public school in Alaska and the 32,418th largest nationally. It has 15.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 392
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 25.8
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 32,418th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Alaska: 74th out of 383
Student/Teacher Rank in Alaska: 229th out of 381
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alaska: 49th out of 381

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Aurora Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 209
(53%)
16,121
(52%)
 Female 183
(47%)
14,875
(48%)

Aurora Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 264
(67%)
13,709
(44%)
 Black 47
(12%)
1,944
(6%)
 Hispanic 44
(11%)
3,427
(11%)
 Two or More 22
(6%)
4,558
(15%)
 Asian 9
(2%)
3,155
(10%)
 American Indian 3
(1%)
2,703
(9%)
 Pacific Islander 3
(1%)
1,500
(5%)

Aurora Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 218
(56%)
16,948
(55%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 103
(26%)
11,786
(38%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 71
(18%)
2,262
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 307 ranked schools in Alaska, Aurora Elementary is ranked 72nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Aurora Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (44.4%) is slightly 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.

Aurora Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 361
2006 383
2007 354
2008 424
2009 395
2010 408
2011 383
2012 392

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.6
2006 17.6
2007 16.1
2008 18.4
2009 15.9
2010 17.6
2011 16.4
2012 15.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.40720221606648
2006 0.37597911227154
2007 0.48305084745763
2008 0.45990566037736
2009 0.46075949367089
2010 0.43872549019608
2011 0.46475195822454
2012 0.44387755102041

Compare Aurora Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,520.0% 15.2:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,626.9% 16.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 44.4%
 
State Average 51.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

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Aurora Elementary
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Public PK - 06 392 15.2:1  
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Public PK - 05 479 14.5:1 2 miles
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Public PK - 06 270 19.2:1 2 miles
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Private KG - 12 93 7:1 3 miles
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Private PK - 08 141 9:1 3 miles
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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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