Willow Crest Elementary



Willow Crest Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Willow Crest Elementary Students by Grade
PK 15
K 59
1 68
2 68
3 57
4 63
5 43
6 56
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Willow Crest Elementary is a public elementary school located in Anchorage, AK in the Anchorage School District. It enrolls 429 students in grades 1st through 12th. Willow Crest Elementary is the 53rd largest public school in Alaska and the 29,062nd largest nationally. It has 16.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 429
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 26.54
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 29,062nd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Alaska: 53rd out of 381
Student/Teacher Rank in Alaska: 269th out of 380
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alaska: 53rd out of 380

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Willow Crest Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 233
(54%)
15,055
(48%)
 Male 196
(46%)
16,176
(52%)

Willow Crest Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 91
(21%)
3,598
(12%)
 White 79
(18%)
13,271
(42%)
 Two or More 73
(17%)
5,011
(16%)
 American Indian 70
(16%)
2,750
(9%)
 Asian 55
(13%)
3,039
(10%)
 Pacific Islander 44
(10%)
1,802
(6%)
 Black 17
(4%)
1,760
(6%)

Willow Crest Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 358
(83%)
13,621
(44%)
 Not Eligible 71
(17%)
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, Willow Crest Elementary is ranked 12th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Willow Crest Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (83.4%) 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.

Willow Crest Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 374
2006 404
2007 317
2008 381
2009 395
2010 443
2011 406
2012 415
2013 374
2014 427
2015 429

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.4
2006 15.7
2007 12.4
2008 13.7
2009 14.8
2010 15.7
2011 14.1
2012 16.9
2013 14.2
2014 17
2015 16.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.69786096256684
2006 0.65841584158416
2007 0.7981072555205
2008 0.69816272965879
2009 0.8253164556962
2010 0.73589164785553
2011 0.78571428571429
2012 0.83373493975904
2013 0.83957219251337
2014 0.89929742388759
2015 0.83449883449883

Compare Willow Crest Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,617.0% 16.2:1
 
1,620.0% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 54.4%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 83.4%
 

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Public PK - 06 429 16.2:1  
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