William Tyson Elementary



William Tyson Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

William Tyson Elementary Students by Grade
PK 16
K 80
1 89
2 73
3 87
4 63
5 67
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

William Tyson Elementary is a public elementary school located in Anchorage, AK in the Anchorage School District. It enrolls 475 students in grades 1st through 12th. William Tyson Elementary is the 26th largest public school in Alaska and the 24,342nd largest nationally. It has 17.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 475
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 27.04
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 24,342nd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Alaska: 26th out of 381
Student/Teacher Rank in Alaska: 307th out of 380
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alaska: 41st out of 380

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William Tyson Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 244
(51%)
16,176
(52%)
 Female 231
(49%)
15,055
(48%)

William Tyson Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Asian 107
(23%)
3,039
(10%)
 Two or More 89
(19%)
5,011
(16%)
 Pacific Islander 86
(18%)
1,802
(6%)
 Black 62
(13%)
1,760
(6%)
 Hispanic 56
(12%)
3,598
(12%)
 American Indian 53
(11%)
2,750
(9%)
 White 22
(5%)
13,271
(42%)

William Tyson Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 475
(100%)
13,621
(44%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
1,007
(3%)
 Not Eligible 0
(0%)
16,603
(53%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 302 ranked schools in Alaska, William Tyson Elementary is ranked 1st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of William Tyson Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (100.0%) is significantly 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.

William Tyson Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 386
2006 415
2007 374
2008 469
2009 503
2010 518
2011 488
2012 479
2013 428
2014 421
2015 475

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14
2006 13.5
2007 13.2
2008 18.2
2009 16.3
2010 15.9
2011 13.9
2012 14.5
2013 13.3
2014 15
2015 17.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.87823834196891
2006 0.81686746987952
2007 0.97860962566845
2008 0.86140724946695
2009 0.88270377733598
2010 0.85714285714286
2011 0.90983606557377
2012 0.9937369519833
2013 0.98831775700935
2014 1
2015 1

Compare William Tyson Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,617.0% 16.2:1
 
1,760.0% 17.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 54.4%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 100.0%
 

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