Baxter Elementary



Baxter Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Baxter Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 60
1 48
2 69
3 40
4 52
5 61
6 40
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Baxter Elementary is a public elementary school located in Anchorage, AK in the Anchorage School District. It enrolls 370 students in grades 1st through 12th. Baxter Elementary is the 89th largest public school in Alaska and the 35,055th largest nationally. It has 13.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 370
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 26.7
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 35,055th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Alaska: 89th out of 381
Student/Teacher Rank in Alaska: 169th out of 380
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alaska: 48th out of 380

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Baxter Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 186
(50%)
16,176
(52%)
 Female 184
(50%)
15,055
(48%)

Baxter Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 131
(35%)
13,271
(42%)
 Two or More 79
(21%)
5,011
(16%)
 Asian 41
(11%)
3,039
(10%)
 Hispanic 39
(11%)
3,598
(12%)
 American Indian 33
(9%)
2,750
(9%)
 Black 31
(8%)
1,760
(6%)
 Pacific Islander 16
(4%)
1,802
(6%)

Baxter Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 276
(75%)
13,621
(44%)
 Not Eligible 94
(25%)
16,603
(53%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
1,007
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 302 ranked schools in Alaska, Baxter Elementary is ranked 25th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Baxter Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (74.6%) is higher than the state average of 54.4%. 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.

Baxter Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 437
2006 399
2007 296
2008 358
2009 371
2010 378
2011 409
2012 385
2013 387
2014 382
2015 370

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.7
2006 14.6
2007 12.7
2008 15.3
2009 14.4
2010 14.9
2011 15.9
2012 14.6
2013 14.7
2014 14.7
2015 13.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.46910755148741
2006 0.46867167919799
2007 0.58108108108108
2008 0.44692737430168
2009 0.55525606469003
2010 0.61111111111111
2011 0.62347188264059
2012 0.63116883116883
2013 0.72093023255814
2014 0.72251308900524
2015 0.74594594594595

Compare Baxter Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,390.0% 13.9:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,617.0% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 54.4%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 74.6%
 

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