Woodriver Elementary School

5000 Palo Verde Dr,

Fairbanks, AK, 99709-3127

Tel: (907)479-4211
Grades: PK-6

443 students

Woodriver Elementary School serves 443 students in grades PK-6.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the AK average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is less than the state average of 49%.
Woodriver Elementary School operates within the Fairbanks North Star Borough School District.

Overview

The student population of 443 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-6
Total Students 443 students
Woodriver Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 26 teachers
Woodriver Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Woodriver Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.58 is less 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 17:1 13:1
Woodriver Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
16%
23%
Woodriver Elementary School American Indian (1989-2012)
Asian
1%
6%
Woodriver Elementary School Asian (1989-2012)
Hispanic
4%
6%
Woodriver Elementary School Hispanic (1989-2012)
Black
2%
4%
Woodriver Elementary School Black (1989-2012)
White
61%
51%
Woodriver Elementary School White (1989-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Woodriver Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Woodriver 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.
0.58 0.68
Woodriver 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.
22%
34%
Woodriver 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%
Woodriver Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2003-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 14,586 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Fairbanks North Star Borough School District
Number of Schools
Managed
35
4
Number of Students Managed 14,586 395
Fairbanks North Star Borough   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $208 MM $9 MM
Fairbanks North Star Borough   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $218 MM $10 MM
Fairbanks North Star Borough   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $14,485 $21,927
Fairbanks North Star Borough   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $15,195 $24,242
Fairbanks North Star Borough   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 Effie Kokrine Charter School (1 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Raven Correspondence School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is University Park Elementary School (0.9 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Fairbanks Watershed Charter School
    Charter School
    4975 Decathlon Ave
    Fairbanks , AK , 99709
    (907)374-9350
    Charter School
    0.8  mi  |  195  students  |  Gr.  KG-8
  • Fairbanks University Park Elementary School
    554 Loftus Rd
    Fairbanks , AK , 99709
    (907)479-6963
    0.9  mi  |  518  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Fairbanks Effie Kokrine Charter School
    Charter School
    601 Loftus Rd
    Fairbanks , AK , 99709
    (907)474-0958
    Charter School
    1  mi  |  152  students  |  Gr.  7-12
  • Fairbanks Raven Correspondence School
    Alternative School
    4762 Old Airport Way
    Fairbanks , AK , 99709
    (907)374-9401
    Alternative School
    1.3  mi  |  1018  students  |  Gr.  PK-12
  • Fairbanks West Valley High School
    3800 Giest Rd
    Fairbanks , AK , 99709
    (907)479-4221
    1.7  mi  |  1040  students  |  Gr.  9-12

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  • Recommended May 24, 2014 - Woodriver is a great school. It has a great learning environment and nice staff. - Posted by Student/Alumni

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