Ursa Minor Elementary



Ursa Minor Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ursa Minor Elementary Students by Grade
PK 2
K 53
1 62
2 70
3 49
4 50
5 35
6 42
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Ursa Minor Elementary is a public elementary school located in Jber, AK in the Anchorage School District. It enrolls 363 students in grades 1st through 12th. Ursa Minor Elementary is the 94th largest public school in Alaska and the 35,774th largest nationally. It has 18.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 363
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 19.59
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 35,774th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Alaska: 94th out of 381
Student/Teacher Rank in Alaska: 325th out of 380
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alaska: 112th out of 380

Show Your School Spirit With Shirts and Apparel

Sale price: $19.99
Sale price: $22.99

Find Former UME Alumni

Ursa Minor Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 193
(53%)
16,176
(52%)
 Female 170
(47%)
15,055
(48%)

Ursa Minor Elementary Students by Ethnicity

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 White 191
(53%)
13,271
(42%)
 Hispanic 86
(24%)
3,598
(12%)
 Black 41
(11%)
1,760
(6%)
 Two or More 35
(10%)
5,011
(16%)
 Pacific Islander 4
(1%)
1,802
(6%)
 American Indian 4
(1%)
2,750
(9%)
 Asian 2
(1%)
3,039
(10%)

Ursa Minor Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

Outer ring represents school district
  School District*
 Not Eligible 263
(72%)
16,603
(53%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 56
(15%)
13,621
(44%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 44
(12%)
1,007
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 302 ranked schools in Alaska, Ursa Minor Elementary is ranked 156th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Ursa Minor Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (27.5%) 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.

Ursa Minor Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 285
2006 288
2007 255
2008 248
2009 288
2010 313
2011 304
2012 333
2013 374
2014 375
2015 363

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.2
2006 16
2007 16.8
2008 16.1
2009 17.3
2010 19.1
2011 16.8
2012 17.9
2013 17.6
2014 21.3
2015 18.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.55087719298246
2006 0.56944444444444
2007 0.51764705882353
2008 0.53225806451613
2009 0.55208333333333
2010 0.54632587859425
2011 0.53947368421053
2012 0.42042042042042
2013 0.57754010695187
2014 0.33866666666667
2015 0.27548209366391

Compare Ursa Minor Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,617.0% 16.2:1
 
1,850.0% 18.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 27.5%
 
State Average 54.4%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Ursa Minor Elementary
Jber, AK
Public PK - 06 363 18.5:1  
Ursa Major Elementary
Jber, AK
Public PK - 06 421 16.9:1 1 miles
Creekside Park Elementary
Anchorage, AK
Public PK - 06 487 16.6:1 3 miles
Muldoon Elementary
Anchorage, AK
Public PK - 06 431 14.3:1 3 miles
Susitna Elementary
Anchorage, AK
Public PK - 06 451 16.2:1 4 miles
Mountain View Elementary
Anchorage, AK
Public PK - 06 346 14.7:1 4 miles
Wonder Park Elementary
Anchorage, AK
Public PK - 06 411 15.3:1 4 miles
Ptarmigan Elementary
Anchorage, AK
Public PK - 06 358 12.7:1 4 miles
Nicholas J. Begich Middle School
Anchorage, AK
Public 06 - 08 1,045 17.4:1 4 miles
Chester Valley Elementary
Anchorage, AK
Public PK - 06 267 13.9:1 4 miles
Anchorage Waldorf School
Anchorage, AK
Private PK - 06 73 7:1 5 miles
High Schools Elementary Schools

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.

All Rights Reserved. Copyright © 2018. ElementarySchools.org.