Weller Elementary



Weller Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Weller Elementary Students by Grade
PK 1
K 54
1 63
2 65
3 72
4 86
5 64
6 80
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Weller Elementary is a public elementary school located in Fairbanks, AK in the Fairbanks North Star Borough School District. It enrolls 485 students in grades 1st through 12th. Weller Elementary is the 24th largest public school in Alaska and the 22,923rd largest nationally. It has 18.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 485
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 26.12
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 22,923rd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Alaska: 24th out of 383
Student/Teacher Rank in Alaska: 317th out of 381
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alaska: 45th out of 381

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Weller Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 255
(53%)
4,389
(48%)
 Male 230
(47%)
4,768
(52%)

Weller Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 367
(76%)
5,733
(63%)
 American Indian 45
(9%)
1,101
(12%)
 Two or More 39
(8%)
860
(9%)
 Hispanic 20
(4%)
691
(8%)
 Asian 8
(2%)
207
(2%)
 Black 6
(1%)
480
(5%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
85
(1%)

Weller Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 367
(76%)
5,605
(61%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 96
(20%)
2,763
(30%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 22
(5%)
789
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 307 ranked schools in Alaska, Weller Elementary is ranked 126th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Weller Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (24.3%) is significantly lower than the state average of 51.0%. 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.

Weller Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 519
2006 494
2007 496
2008 508
2009 528
2010 546
2011 542
2012 485

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.4
2006 18.4
2007 18.4
2008 18.5
2009 18.5
2010 17.6
2011 17.4
2012 18.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.22157996146435
2006 0.21457489878543
2007 0.23185483870968
2008 0.22834645669291
2009 0.19318181818182
2010 0.21428571428571
2011 0.2140221402214
2012 0.24329896907216

Compare Weller Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,626.9% 16.3:1
 
1,860.0% 18.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 24.3%
 
State Average 51.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Weller Elementary
Fairbanks, AK
Public KG - 06 485 18.6:1  
Fairhill Christian School
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Private PK - 12 102 10:1 3 miles
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Fairbanks B.e.s.t.
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Alternative Learning Systems
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Public PK - 06 457 16:1 5 miles
Ticasuk Brown Elementary
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Public PK - 05 558 19:1 5 miles
Nordale Elementary
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Public PK - 06 378 16.5:1 5 miles
Far North Christian School
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Private PK - 10 51 7:1 6 miles
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Public PK - 06 577 17.5:1 6 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 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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