Joy Elementary School

  • Joy Elementary School serves 452 students in grades PK-6.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is equal to the AK average of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 50% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is less than the state average of 52%.
  • Joy Elementary School operates within the Fairbanks North Star Borough School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 452 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 27 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades PK-6
Total Students452 students
Joy Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Joy Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
Joy Elementary School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by GradeJoy Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(AK) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio17:117:1
Joy Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
American Indian
18%
24%
Joy Elementary School American Indian Students (1991-2015)
Asian
2%
6%
Joy Elementary School Asian Students (1991-2015)
Hispanic
7%
7%
Joy Elementary School Black Students (1991-2015)
Black
3%
3%
Joy Elementary School Black Students (1991-2015)
White
50%
48%
Joy Elementary School White Students (1991-2015)
Hawaiian
1%
3%
Joy Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2015)
Two or more races
19%
9%
Joy Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2009-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsJoy 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.
0.680.70
Joy 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.
42%
38%
Joy 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%
Joy 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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