Baxter Elementary School

  • Baxter Elementary School serves 382 students in grades PK-6.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the AK average of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 64% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 52%.
  • Baxter Elementary School operates within the Anchorage School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 382 students has declined by 6% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 26 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades PK-6
Total Students 382 students
Baxter Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Baxter Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 26 teachers
Baxter Elementary School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Baxter Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.79 is more than the state average of 0.36. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AK) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 18:1
Baxter Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
American Indian
8%
24%
Baxter Elementary School American Indian Students (1991-2015)
Asian
12%
6%
Baxter Elementary School Asian Students (1991-2015)
Hispanic
10%
7%
Baxter Elementary School Black Students (1991-2015)
Black
8%
3%
Baxter Elementary School Black Students (1991-2015)
White
36%
48%
Baxter Elementary School White Students (1991-2015)
Hawaiian
3%
3%
Baxter Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2015)
Two or more races
23%
9%
Baxter Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Baxter Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown AK All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.79 0.36
Baxter Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
72%
38%
Baxter Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1991-2015)
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.
n/a
5%
Baxter Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2003-2013)

District Comparison

  • Anchorage School District's student population of 48,089 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $16,026 in this district is less than the state average of $27,880. The district revenue/student has grown by 20% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $17,029 is less than the state average of $27,459. The district spending/student has grown by 12% over four years.
School District Name Anchorage School District
Number of Schools
Managed
97
4
Number of Students Managed 48,089 399
Anchorage School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $772 MM $11 MM
Anchorage School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $820 MM $11 MM
Anchorage School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $16,026 $27,880
Anchorage School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $17,029 $27,459
Anchorage School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education

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