University Park Elementary



University Park Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

University Park Elementary Students by Grade
PK 1
K 57
1 80
2 90
3 72
4 70
5 64
6 61
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

University Park Elementary is a public elementary school located in Fairbanks, AK in the Fairbanks North Star Borough School District. It enrolls 495 students in grades 1st through 12th. University Park Elementary is the 24th largest public school in Alaska and the 22,417th largest nationally. It has 17.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 495
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 28.33
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 22,417th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Alaska: 24th out of 381
Student/Teacher Rank in Alaska: 303rd out of 380
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alaska: 28th out of 380

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University Park Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 276
(56%)
4,644
(52%)
 Female 219
(44%)
4,205
(48%)

University Park Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 273
(55%)
5,320
(60%)
 Two or More 113
(23%)
1,348
(15%)
 American Indian 51
(10%)
759
(9%)
 Hispanic 31
(6%)
749
(8%)
 Black 14
(3%)
397
(4%)
 Asian 11
(2%)
178
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
98
(1%)

University Park Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 300
(61%)
5,566
(63%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 161
(33%)
2,538
(29%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 34
(7%)
745
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 302 ranked schools in Alaska, University Park Elementary is ranked 65th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of University Park Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (39.4%) is 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.

University Park Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 543
2006 537
2007 517
2008 495
2009 461
2010 474
2011 518
2012 530
2013 507
2014 503
2015 495

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.1
2006 17.1
2007 17.6
2008 18.7
2009 16.9
2010 17.8
2011 17.4
2012 17.7
2013 16.8
2014 17.6
2015 17.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.2744014732965
2006 0.28864059590317
2007 0.26885880077369
2008 0.27070707070707
2009 0.26898047722343
2010 0.26371308016878
2011 0.35135135135135
2012 0.37358490566038
2013 0.41025641025641
2014 0.40556660039761
2015 0.39393939393939

Compare University Park 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
This School 39.4%
 
State Average 54.4%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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