Homestead Elementary



Homestead Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Homestead Elementary Students by Grade
PK 2
K 65
1 35
2 39
3 52
4 45
5 63
6 30
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Homestead Elementary is a public elementary school located in Eagle River, AK in the Anchorage School District. It enrolls 331 students in grades 1st through 12th. Homestead Elementary is the 109th largest public school in Alaska and the 38,808th largest nationally. It has 15.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 331
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 20.77
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 38,808th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Alaska: 109th out of 381
Student/Teacher Rank in Alaska: 255th out of 380
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alaska: 104th out of 380

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Homestead Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 175
(53%)
16,176
(52%)
 Female 156
(47%)
15,055
(48%)

Homestead Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 247
(75%)
13,271
(42%)
 Two or More 36
(11%)
5,011
(16%)
 Hispanic 23
(7%)
3,598
(12%)
 American Indian 14
(4%)
2,750
(9%)
 Black 6
(2%)
1,760
(6%)
 Asian 3
(1%)
3,039
(10%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(1%)
1,802
(6%)

Homestead Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 275
(83%)
16,603
(53%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 44
(13%)
13,621
(44%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 12
(4%)
1,007
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 302 ranked schools in Alaska, Homestead Elementary is ranked 204th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Homestead Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (16.9%) 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.

Compare Homestead Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,590.0% 15.9:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,617.0% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 16.9%
 
State Average 54.4%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

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Homestead Elementary
Eagle River, AK
Public PK - 06 331 15.9:1  
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Private PK - 08 92 9:1 4 miles
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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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