Providence Heights (Closed 2007)

2900 Providence Drive

Anchorage, AK 99508

  • Providence Heights served 5 students in grades 6-12.
  • Minority enrollment was 80% of the student body (majority American Indian), which was more than the state average of 52%.
  • Providence Heights operated within the Anchorage School District.

School Overview

School TypeSpecial education school
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Total Students5 students
Providence Heights Total Students (1988-2004)
Gender %Providence Heights Gender
Total Classroom Teachersn/a
Providence Heights Total Teachers (1987-2007)
Students by GradeProvidence Heights Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(AK) School Average
Student : Teacher Ration/a17:1
Providence Heights Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2004)
American Indian
60%
24%
Providence Heights American Indian Students (1990-2004)
Hispanic
20%
7%
Providence Heights Black Students (1993-2001)
Black
n/a
3%
Providence Heights Black Students (1990-1993)
White
20%
48%
Providence Heights White Students (1989-2004)
All Ethnic GroupsProvidence Heights 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.
0.570.70
Providence Heights Diversity Score (1990-2004)
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.
n/a
38%
Providence Heights Eligible for Free Lunch (2003-2004)
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%
Providence Heights Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2003-2004)

District Comparison

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: 2007 (latest year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education

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