North Pole Elementary



North Pole Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

North Pole Elementary Students by Grade
PK 15
K 71
1 87
2 80
3 92
4 84
5 75
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

North Pole Elementary is a public elementary school located in North Pole, AK in the Fairbanks North Star Borough School District. It enrolls 504 students in grades 1st through 12th. North Pole Elementary is the 18th largest public school in Alaska and the 21,530th largest nationally. It has 18.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 504
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 27.83
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 21,530th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Alaska: 18th out of 381
Student/Teacher Rank in Alaska: 317th out of 380
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alaska: 34th out of 380

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North Pole Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 278
(55%)
4,644
(52%)
 Female 226
(45%)
4,205
(48%)

North Pole Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 342
(68%)
5,320
(60%)
 Two or More 76
(15%)
1,348
(15%)
 Hispanic 51
(10%)
749
(8%)
 American Indian 24
(5%)
759
(9%)
 Asian 7
(1%)
178
(2%)
 Black 4
(1%)
397
(4%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
98
(1%)

North Pole Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 303
(60%)
5,566
(63%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 147
(29%)
2,538
(29%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 54
(11%)
745
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 302 ranked schools in Alaska, North Pole Elementary is ranked 57th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of North Pole Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (39.9%) 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.

North Pole Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 468
2006 541
2007 538
2008 541
2009 538
2010 484
2011 417
2012 464
2013 461
2014 519
2015 504

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19
2006 18.8
2007 18.6
2008 19.7
2009 18.4
2010 18.4
2011 16.4
2012 18.5
2013 17.5
2014 18
2015 18.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.30128205128205
2006 0.31977818853974
2007 0.29553903345725
2008 0.27171903881701
2009 0.2639405204461
2010 0.24586776859504
2011 0.33333333333333
2012 0.39008620689655
2013 0.41648590021692
2014 0.40462427745665
2015 0.39880952380952

Compare North Pole Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,617.0% 16.2:1
 
1,810.0% 18.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 39.9%
 
State Average 54.4%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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