Girdwood School



Girdwood School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Girdwood School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 21
1 24
2 24
3 24
4 18
5 15
6 16
7 15
8 21
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Girdwood School is a public elementary school located in Girdwood, AK in the Anchorage School District. It enrolls 178 students in grades 1st through 12th. Girdwood School is the 181st largest public school in Alaska and the 49,225th largest nationally. It has 16.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 178
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 11.05
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 49,225th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Alaska: 181st out of 383
Student/Teacher Rank in Alaska: 261st out of 381
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alaska: 192nd out of 381

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Girdwood School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 93
(52%)
16,121
(52%)
 Female 85
(48%)
14,875
(48%)

Girdwood School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 151
(85%)
13,709
(44%)
 Hispanic 12
(7%)
3,427
(11%)
 Two or More 7
(4%)
4,558
(15%)
 American Indian 4
(2%)
2,703
(9%)
 Asian 4
(2%)
3,155
(10%)
 Black 0
(0%)
1,944
(6%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1,500
(5%)

Girdwood School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 147
(83%)
16,948
(55%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 29
(16%)
11,786
(38%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 2
(1%)
2,262
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 307 ranked schools in Alaska, Girdwood School is ranked 242nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Girdwood School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (17.4%) 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.

Girdwood School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 164
2006 145
2007 148
2008 164
2009 161
2010 165
2011 184
2012 178

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.6
2006 14.2
2007 14.1
2008 13.8
2009 13.6
2010 14.7
2011 16.3
2012 16.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.14634146341463
2006 0.6
2007 0.18243243243243
2008 0.18292682926829
2009 0.16149068322981
2010 0.20606060606061
2011 0.20108695652174
2012 0.17415730337079

Compare Girdwood School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.0% 16.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,626.9% 16.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 17.4%
 
State Average 51.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
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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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