Salcha Elementary School

  • Salcha Elementary School serves 69 students in grades PK-6.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the AK average of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 52%.
  • Salcha Elementary School operates within the Fairbanks North Star Borough School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 69 students has declined by 16% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 6 teachers has declined by 14% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-6
Total Students 69 students
Salcha Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Salcha Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 6 teachers
Salcha Elementary School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Salcha Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has increased from 11:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.13 is less 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 12:1 18:1
Salcha Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
American Indian
n/a
24%
Salcha Elementary School American Indian Students (1989-2013)
Asian
n/a
6%
Salcha Elementary School Asian Students (1989-2013)
Hispanic
1%
7%
Salcha Elementary School Black Students (1990-2015)
Black
n/a
3%
Salcha Elementary School Black Students (1991-2012)
White
93%
48%
Salcha Elementary School White Students (1990-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a
3%
Salcha Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
6%
9%
Salcha 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.
0.13 0.36
Salcha 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.
40%
38%
Salcha 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.
4%
5%
Salcha 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 $17,693 in this district is less than the state average of $26,078. The district revenue/student has grown by 15% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $18,069 is less than the state average of $26,105. The district spending/student has grown by 15% over four years.
School District Name Fairbanks North Star Borough School District
Number of Schools
Managed
35
4
Number of Students Managed 13,863 399
Fairbanks North Star Borough School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue $254 MM $10 MM
Fairbanks North Star Borough School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending $260 MM $10 MM
Fairbanks North Star Borough School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student $17,693 $26,078
Fairbanks North Star Borough School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student $18,069 $26,105
Fairbanks North Star Borough 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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