Government Hill Elementary School

Government Hill Elementary School serves 455 students in grades PK - 6.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the AK average of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 78% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 51%.
Government Hill Elementary School operates within the Anchorage School District.

School Overview

The student population of 455 students has declined by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades PK-6
Total Students 455 students
Government Hill Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Government Hill Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 28 teachers
Government Hill Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Government Hill Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.68 is more than the state average of 0.37. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AK) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 17:1
Government Hill Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
American Indian
2%
24%
Government Hill Elementary School American Indian Students (1990-2014)
Asian
6%
6%
Government Hill Elementary School Asian Students (1990-2014)
Hispanic
50%
7%
Government Hill Elementary School Black Students (1990-2014)
Black
4%
3%
Government Hill Elementary School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
22%
49%
Government Hill Elementary School White Students (1990-2014)
Hawaiian
2%
2%
Government Hill Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2014)
Two or more races
14%
8%
Government Hill Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
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.
0.68 0.37
Government Hill Elementary School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
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.
53%
36%
Government Hill Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2014)
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.
9%
6%
Government Hill Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2004-2014)

District Comparison

Anchorage School District's student population of 48,159 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $13,836 in this district is less than the state average of $25,342. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $15,225 is less than the state average of $25,523. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Anchorage School District
Number of Schools
Managed
97
4
Number of Students Managed 48,159 405
Anchorage   School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $686 MM $10 MM
Anchorage   School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $755 MM $10 MM
Anchorage   School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $13,836 $25,342
Anchorage   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $15,225 $25,523
Anchorage   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Avail School (1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Avail School (1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Aurora Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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    AnchorageAK 99501
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