North Star Elementary School

  • North Star Elementary School serves 440 students in grades PK-6.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the AK average of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 84% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 52%.
  • North Star Elementary School operates within the Anchorage School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 440 students has grown by 21% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-6
Total Students 440 students
North Star Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % North Star Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 29 teachers
North Star Elementary School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade North Star Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 12:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.86 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 15:1 18:1
North Star Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
American Indian
10%
24%
North Star Elementary School American Indian Students (1991-2015)
Asian
18%
6%
North Star Elementary School Asian Students (1991-2015)
Hispanic
16%
7%
North Star Elementary School Black Students (1991-2015)
Black
12%
3%
North Star Elementary School Black Students (1991-2015)
White
16%
48%
North Star Elementary School White Students (1991-2015)
Hawaiian
14%
3%
North Star Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2015)
Two or more races
14%
9%
North Star 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.
0.86 0.36
North Star 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.
83%
38%
North Star 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.
n/a
5%
North Star Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2004-2014)

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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