Hunter Elementary School

  • Hunter Elementary School serves 332 students in grades PK-6.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to the AK average of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 70% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is more than the state average of 52%.
  • Hunter Elementary School operates within the Fairbanks North Star Borough School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 332 students has declined by 15% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 18 teachers has declined by 18% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-6
Total Students 332 students
Hunter Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Hunter Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 18 teachers
Hunter Elementary School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Hunter Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.78 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 18:1 18:1
Hunter Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
American Indian
25%
24%
Hunter Elementary School American Indian Students (1991-2015)
Asian
1%
6%
Hunter Elementary School Asian Students (1991-2015)
Hispanic
12%
7%
Hunter Elementary School Black Students (1991-2015)
Black
8%
3%
Hunter Elementary School Black Students (1991-2015)
White
30%
48%
Hunter Elementary School White Students (1991-2015)
Hawaiian
1%
3%
Hunter Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2015)
Two or more races
23%
9%
Hunter Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Hunter 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.
0.78 0.36
Hunter 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.
68%
38%
Hunter 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.
8%
5%
Hunter 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 $18,002 in this district is less than the state average of $27,880. The district revenue/student has grown by 24% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $18,296 is less than the state average of $27,459. The district spending/student has grown by 20% over four years.
School District Name Fairbanks North Star Borough School District
Number of Schools
Managed
35
4
Number of Students Managed 13,863 399
Fairbanks North Star Borough School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $254 MM $11 MM
Fairbanks North Star Borough School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $258 MM $11 MM
Fairbanks North Star Borough School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $18,002 $27,880
Fairbanks North Star Borough School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $18,296 $27,459
Fairbanks North Star Borough 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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