Denali Elementary



Denali Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Denali Elementary Students by Grade
PK 2
K 54
1 49
2 65
3 53
4 61
5 49
6 52
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Denali Elementary is a public elementary school located in Fairbanks, AK in the Fairbanks North Star Borough School District. It enrolls 385 students in grades 1st through 12th. Denali Elementary is the 80th largest public school in Alaska and the 33,610th largest nationally. It has 17.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 385
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 22
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 33,610th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Alaska: 80th out of 381
Student/Teacher Rank in Alaska: 303rd out of 380
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alaska: 94th out of 380

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Denali Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 218
(57%)
4,644
(52%)
 Female 167
(43%)
4,205
(48%)

Denali Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 145
(38%)
5,320
(60%)
 Two or More 77
(20%)
1,348
(15%)
 American Indian 56
(15%)
759
(9%)
 Hispanic 40
(10%)
749
(8%)
 Black 32
(8%)
397
(4%)
 Asian 22
(6%)
178
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 13
(3%)
98
(1%)

Denali Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 185
(48%)
2,538
(29%)
 Not Eligible 170
(44%)
5,566
(63%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 30
(8%)
745
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 302 ranked schools in Alaska, Denali Elementary is ranked 46th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Denali Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (55.8%) is slightly 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.

Denali Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 388
2006 413
2007 385
2008 403
2009 372
2010 376
2011 365
2012 398
2013 401
2014 389
2015 385

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.5
2006 18.8
2007 16
2008 17.1
2009 15.9
2010 15.7
2011 16.2
2012 16.9
2013 17.4
2014 15.8
2015 17.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.45103092783505
2006 0.41888619854722
2007 0.43376623376623
2008 0.42183622828784
2009 0.4489247311828
2010 0.50797872340426
2011 0.5013698630137
2012 0.58040201005025
2013 0.57107231920199
2014 0.58354755784062
2015 0.55844155844156

Compare Denali Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,617.0% 16.2:1
 
1,750.0% 17.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 54.4%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 55.8%
 

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