Bear Valley Elementary



Bear Valley Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Bear Valley Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 58
1 47
2 55
3 49
4 57
5 76
6 55
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Bear Valley Elementary is a public elementary school located in Anchorage, AK in the Anchorage School District. It enrolls 397 students in grades 1st through 12th. Bear Valley Elementary is the 71st largest public school in Alaska and the 32,384th largest nationally. It has 18.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 397
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 21.7
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 32,384th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Alaska: 71st out of 381
Student/Teacher Rank in Alaska: 322nd out of 380
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alaska: 96th out of 380

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Bear Valley Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 214
(54%)
16,176
(52%)
 Female 183
(46%)
15,055
(48%)

Bear Valley Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 303
(76%)
13,271
(42%)
 Two or More 41
(10%)
5,011
(16%)
 Hispanic 21
(5%)
3,598
(12%)
 American Indian 16
(4%)
2,750
(9%)
 Asian 14
(4%)
3,039
(10%)
 Black 2
(1%)
1,760
(6%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1,802
(6%)

Bear Valley Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 379
(95%)
16,603
(53%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 11
(3%)
13,621
(44%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 7
(2%)
1,007
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 302 ranked schools in Alaska, Bear Valley Elementary is ranked 264th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Bear Valley Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (4.5%) is significantly lower than the state average of 54.4%. 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.

Bear Valley Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 554
2006 456
2007 412
2008 463
2009 437
2010 431
2011 403
2012 411
2013 389
2014 381
2015 397

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 20.2
2006 18
2007 16.6
2008 17.9
2009 17.3
2010 16
2011 17.2
2012 16.1
2013 15.6
2014 16.3
2015 18.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.070397111913357
2006 0.052631578947368
2007 0.055825242718447
2008 0.064794816414687
2009 0.050343249427918
2010 0.071925754060325
2011 0.074441687344913
2012 0.063260340632603
2013 0.12082262210797
2014 0.065616797900262
2015 0.045340050377834

Compare Bear Valley Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,617.0% 16.2:1
 
1,830.0% 18.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 4.5%
 
State Average 54.4%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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