North Star Elementary School

North Star Elementary School serves 424 students in grades PK - 6.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the AK average of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 81% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 51%.
North Star Elementary School operates within the Anchorage School District.

School Overview

The student population of 424 students has grown by 16% over five years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has declined by 16% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-6
Total Students 424 students
North Star Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % North Star Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 26 teachers
North Star Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade North Star Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 12:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.86 is more than the state average of 0.37. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AK) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 17:1
North Star Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
American Indian
9%
24%
North Star Elementary School American Indian Students (1990-2014)
Asian
17%
6%
North Star Elementary School Asian Students (1990-2014)
Hispanic
14%
7%
North Star Elementary School Black Students (1990-2014)
Black
11%
3%
North Star Elementary School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
19%
49%
North Star Elementary School White Students (1990-2014)
Hawaiian
12%
2%
North Star Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2014)
Two or more races
18%
8%
North Star Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
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 0.37
North Star Elementary School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
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.
66%
36%
North Star Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2014)
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.
33%
6%
North Star Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2004-2014)

District Comparison

Anchorage School District's student population of 48,159 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $13,836 in this district is less than the state average of $25,342. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $15,225 is less than the state average of $25,523. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Anchorage School District
Number of Schools
Managed
97
4
Number of Students Managed 48,159 405
Anchorage   School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $686 MM $10 MM
Anchorage   School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $755 MM $10 MM
Anchorage   School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $13,836 $25,342
Anchorage   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $15,225 $25,523
Anchorage   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Steller Secondary School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Frontier Charter School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Frontier Charter School (0.3 miles away)
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    0.3 miles
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    0.6 miles
    401 East Fireweed Ln
    AnchorageAK 99503
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    0.7 miles
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    AnchorageAK 99501
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    0.7 miles
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    AnchorageAK 99503
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