Ursa Minor Elementary



Ursa Minor Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ursa Minor Elementary Students by Grade
PK 1
K 60
1 61
2 43
3 37
4 47
5 44
6 40
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Ursa Minor Elementary is a public elementary school located in Jber, AK in the Anchorage School District. It enrolls 333 students in grades 1st through 12th. Ursa Minor Elementary is the 107th largest public school in Alaska and the 38,239th largest nationally. It has 17.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 333
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 18.6
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 38,239th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Alaska: 107th out of 383
Student/Teacher Rank in Alaska: 306th out of 381
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alaska: 107th out of 381

Show Your School Spirit With Shirts and Apparel

Sale price: $19.99
Sale price: $22.99

Find Former UME Alumni

Ursa Minor Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 172
(52%)
16,121
(52%)
 Female 161
(48%)
14,875
(48%)

Ursa Minor Elementary Students by Ethnicity

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 White 192
(58%)
13,709
(44%)
 Hispanic 58
(17%)
3,427
(11%)
 Black 55
(17%)
1,944
(6%)
 Two or More 15
(5%)
4,558
(15%)
 Pacific Islander 8
(2%)
1,500
(5%)
 Asian 4
(1%)
3,155
(10%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
2,703
(9%)

Ursa Minor Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

Outer ring represents school district
  School District*
 Not Eligible 193
(58%)
16,948
(55%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 84
(25%)
11,786
(38%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 56
(17%)
2,262
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 307 ranked schools in Alaska, Ursa Minor Elementary is ranked 104th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Ursa Minor Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (42.0%) 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.

Ursa Minor Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 285
2006 288
2007 255
2008 248
2009 288
2010 313
2011 304
2012 333

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.2
2006 16
2007 16.8
2008 16.1
2009 17.3
2010 19.1
2011 16.8
2012 17.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.55087719298246
2006 0.56944444444444
2007 0.51764705882353
2008 0.53225806451613
2009 0.55208333333333
2010 0.54632587859425
2011 0.53947368421053
2012 0.42042042042042

Compare Ursa Minor Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,626.9% 16.3:1
 
1,790.0% 17.9:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 42.0%
 
State Average 51.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Ursa Minor Elementary
Jber, AK
Public PK - 06 333 17.9:1  
Ursa Major Elementary
Jber, AK
Public PK - 06 457 18.9:1 1 miles
Creekside Park Elementary
Anchorage, AK
Public PK - 05 492 16.4:1 3 miles
Muldoon Elementary
Anchorage, AK
Public PK - 06 413 14.3:1 3 miles
Alaska Native Cultural Charter School
Anchorage, AK
Public PK - 07 202 15:1 3 miles
Susitna Elementary
Anchorage, AK
Public PK - 05 451 16.2:1 4 miles
Wonder Park Elementary
Anchorage, AK
Public PK - 05 345 14.7:1 4 miles
Nicholas J. Begich Middle School
Anchorage, AK
Public 06 - 08 1,038 16.4:1 4 miles
Chester Valley Elementary
Anchorage, AK
Public PK - 05 229 15.5:1 4 miles
Ptarmigan Elementary
Anchorage, AK
Public PK - 05 409 13.6:1 4 miles
Anchorage Waldorf School
Anchorage, AK
Private KG - 07 93 9:1 5 miles
High Schools Elementary Schools

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.

All Rights Reserved. Copyright © 2017. ElementarySchools.org.