Chugach Optional Elementary School

  • Chugach Optional Elementary School serves 258 students in grades PK-6.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is equal to the AK average of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 52%.
  • Chugach Optional Elementary School operates within the Anchorage School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 258 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 15 teachers has grown by 7% over five years.
School TypeMagnet School
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2011)
Grades OfferedGrades PK-6
Total Students258 students
Chugach Optional Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Chugach Optional Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers
Chugach Optional Elementary School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by GradeChugach Optional Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(AK) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio17:117:1
Chugach Optional Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
American Indian
2%
24%
Chugach Optional Elementary School American Indian Students (1991-2015)
Asian
2%
6%
Chugach Optional Elementary School Asian Students (1991-2015)
Hispanic
6%
7%
Chugach Optional Elementary School Black Students (1992-2015)
Black
n/a
3%
Chugach Optional Elementary School Black Students (1992-2014)
White
81%
48%
Chugach Optional Elementary School White Students (1991-2015)
Two or more races
9%
9%
Chugach Optional Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2009-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsChugach Optional Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownAK 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.
0.330.70
Chugach Optional Elementary School Diversity Score (1991-2015)
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.
5%
38%
Chugach Optional Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2015)
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.
1%
5%
Chugach Optional Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2003-2015)

District Comparison

  • Anchorage School District's student population of 48,089 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $14,063 in this district is less than the state average of $25,342. The district revenue/student has declined by 12% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $15,475 is less than the state average of $25,523. The district spending/student has declined by 9% over four years.
School District NameAnchorage School District
Number of Schools
Managed
97
4
Number of Students Managed48,089399
Anchorage School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$686 MM$10 MM
Anchorage School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$755 MM$10 MM
Anchorage School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$14,063$25,342
Anchorage School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$15,475$25,523
Anchorage School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education

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