Denali Elementary School

  • Denali Elementary School serves 389 students in grades PK-6.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the AK average of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 54% of the student body (majority American Indian and Black), which is more than the state average of 52%.
  • Denali Elementary School operates within the Fairbanks North Star Borough School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 389 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades PK-6
Total Students389 students
Denali Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Denali Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
Denali Elementary School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by GradeDenali Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(AK) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio16:117:1
Denali Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
American Indian
14%
24%
Denali Elementary School American Indian Students (1991-2015)
Asian
5%
6%
Denali Elementary School Asian Students (1991-2015)
Hispanic
8%
7%
Denali Elementary School Black Students (1991-2015)
Black
9%
3%
Denali Elementary School Black Students (1991-2015)
White
46%
48%
Denali Elementary School White Students (1991-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a
3%
Denali Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2010-2014)
Two or more races
18%
9%
Denali Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2009-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsDenali 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.
0.730.70
Denali 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.
50%
38%
Denali 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.
7%
5%
Denali Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2005-2015)

District Comparison

  • Fairbanks North Star Borough School District's student population of 13,863 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $15,492 in this district is less than the state average of $25,342. The district revenue/student has declined by 13% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $15,858 is less than the state average of $25,523. The district spending/student has declined by 13% over four years.
School District NameFairbanks North Star Borough School District
Number of Schools
Managed
35
4
Number of Students Managed13,863399
Fairbanks North Star Borough School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$223 MM$10 MM
Fairbanks North Star Borough School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$228 MM$10 MM
Fairbanks North Star Borough School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$15,492$25,342
Fairbanks North Star Borough School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$15,858$25,523
Fairbanks North Star Borough 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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