Government Hill Elementary



Government Hill Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Government Hill Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 83
1 82
2 63
3 55
4 54
5 67
6 61
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Government Hill Elementary is a public elementary school located in Anchorage, AK in the Anchorage School District. It enrolls 465 students in grades 1st through 12th. Government Hill Elementary is the 36th largest public school in Alaska and the 25,354th largest nationally. It has 16.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 465
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 28.54
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 25,354th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Alaska: 36th out of 381
Student/Teacher Rank in Alaska: 277th out of 380
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alaska: 27th out of 380

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Government Hill Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 236
(51%)
15,055
(48%)
 Male 229
(49%)
16,176
(52%)

Government Hill Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 236
(51%)
3,598
(12%)
 White 112
(24%)
13,271
(42%)
 Two or More 53
(11%)
5,011
(16%)
 Pacific Islander 23
(5%)
1,802
(6%)
 Black 18
(4%)
1,760
(6%)
 Asian 14
(3%)
3,039
(10%)
 American Indian 9
(2%)
2,750
(9%)

Government Hill Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 217
(47%)
13,621
(44%)
 Not Eligible 217
(47%)
16,603
(53%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 31
(7%)
1,007
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 302 ranked schools in Alaska, Government Hill Elementary is ranked 31st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Government Hill Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (53.3%) is slightly 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.

Government Hill Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 477
2006 459
2007 394
2008 428
2009 472
2010 490
2011 481
2012 472
2013 455
2014 442
2015 465

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.5
2006 17.8
2007 17.1
2008 16.8
2009 18.5
2010 16.5
2011 17.3
2012 17.8
2013 16
2014 16.7
2015 16.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.46540880503145
2006 0.49237472766885
2007 0.52030456852792
2008 0.50467289719626
2009 0.55720338983051
2010 0.58979591836735
2011 0.57172557172557
2012 0.58898305084746
2013 0.63516483516484
2014 0.57013574660633
2015 0.53333333333333

Compare Government Hill Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,617.0% 16.2:1
 
1,630.0% 16.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 53.3%
 
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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