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 17:1.
  • 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 6% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has grown by 11% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades PK-6
Total Students440 students
North Star Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %North Star Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
North Star Elementary School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by GradeNorth Star Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(AK) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio15:117:1
North Star Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
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 (2009-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsNorth Star 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.
0.860.70
North Star 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.
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 $14,063 in this district is less than the state average of $25,342. The district revenue/student has declined by 12% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $15,475 is less than the state average of $25,523. The district spending/student has declined by 9% over four years.
School District NameAnchorage School District
Number of Schools
Managed
97
4
Number of Students Managed48,089399
Anchorage School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$686 MM$10 MM
Anchorage School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$755 MM$10 MM
Anchorage School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$14,063$25,342
Anchorage School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$15,475$25,523
Anchorage 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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