Abbott Loop Elementary School

Abbott Loop Elementary School serves 370 students in grades PK-6.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the AK average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 78% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 49%.
Abbott Loop Elementary School operates within the Anchorage School District.

Overview

The student population of 370 students has declined by 7% over five years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has declined by 10% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-6
Total Students 370 students
Abbott Loop Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 33% Male / 67%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 25 teachers
Abbott Loop Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Abbott Loop Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.78 is more than the state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AK) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 13:1
Abbott Loop Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
11%
23%
Abbott Loop Elementary School American Indian (1989-2012)
Asian
15%
6%
Abbott Loop Elementary School Asian (1989-2012)
Hispanic
12%
6%
Abbott Loop Elementary School Hispanic (1989-2012)
Black
4%
4%
Abbott Loop Elementary School Black (1989-2012)
White
22%
51%
Abbott Loop Elementary School White (1989-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Abbott Loop Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Abbott Loop Elementary School Sta Ethnicity
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.78 0.68
Abbott Loop Elementary School Diversity Score (1989-2012)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
46%
34%
Abbott Loop Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2012)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
7%
6%
Abbott Loop Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2003-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 49,165 students has grown by 11661% over five years.
School District Name Anchorage School District
Number of Schools
Managed
97
4
Number of Students Managed 49,165 395
Anchorage   School District Number of Students Managed (1987-2012)
District Total Revenue $650 MM $9 MM
Anchorage   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $737 MM $10 MM
Anchorage   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $1,554,347 $21,927
Anchorage   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $1,763,440 $24,242
Anchorage   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Chugach Extension Correspondence (0.7 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Chugach Extension Correspondence (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Spring Hill Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Anchorage Chugach Extension Correspondence
    Alternative School
    9312 Vanguard Dr
    Anchorage , AK , 99507
    (907)522-7400
    Alternative School
    0.7  mi  |  203  students  |  Gr.  PK-12
  • Anchorage Spring Hill Elementary School
    9911 Lake Otis Pwky
    Anchorage , AK , 99507
    (907)742-5450
    0.8  mi  |  359  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Anchorage Hanshew Middle School
    10121 Lake Otis Parkway
    Anchorage , AK , 99507
    (907)349-1561
    1  mi  |  770  students  |  Gr.  7-8
  • Anchorage Kasuun Elementary School
    4000 East 68th Ave
    Anchorage , AK , 99507
    (907)349-9444
    1.4  mi  |  479  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Anchorage Taku Elementary School
    701 East 72nd Ave
    Anchorage , AK , 99518
    (907)742-5940
    1.4  mi  |  386  students  |  Gr.  PK-6

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