Government Hill Elementary School

  • Government Hill Elementary School serves 442 students in grades PK-6.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the AK average of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 77% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 52%.
  • Government Hill Elementary School operates within the Anchorage School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 442 students has declined by 8% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 27 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades PK-6
Total Students 442 students
Government Hill Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Government Hill Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 27 teachers
Government Hill Elementary School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
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 0.65 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 16:1 18:1
Government Hill Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
American Indian
2%
24%
Government Hill Elementary School American Indian Students (1991-2015)
Asian
4%
6%
Government Hill Elementary School Asian Students (1991-2015)
Hispanic
53%
7%
Government Hill Elementary School Black Students (1991-2015)
Black
3%
3%
Government Hill Elementary School Black Students (1991-2015)
White
23%
48%
Government Hill Elementary School White Students (1991-2015)
Hawaiian
3%
3%
Government Hill Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2015)
Two or more races
12%
9%
Government Hill Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
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.
0.65 0.36
Government Hill 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.
45%
38%
Government Hill 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.
11%
5%
Government Hill Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2005-2015)

District Comparison

  • Anchorage School District's student population of 48,089 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $15,786 in this district is less than the state average of $26,078. The district revenue/student has grown by 14% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $16,123 is less than the state average of $26,105. The district spending/student has grown by 5% 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 (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue $770 MM $10 MM
Anchorage School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending $787 MM $10 MM
Anchorage School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student $15,786 $26,078
Anchorage School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student $16,123 $26,105
Anchorage School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education

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