University Park Elementary School

  • University Park Elementary School serves 503 students in grades PK-6.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the AK average of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority American Indian and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 52%.
  • University Park Elementary School operates within the Fairbanks North Star Borough School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 503 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-6
Total Students 503 students
University Park Elementary School Total Students (1995-2015)
Gender % University Park Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 29 teachers
University Park Elementary School Total Teachers (1995-2015)
Students by Grade University Park Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.64 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 17:1 18:1
University Park Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1994-2014)
American Indian
12%
24%
University Park Elementary School American Indian Students (1995-2015)
Asian
2%
6%
University Park Elementary School Asian Students (1995-2015)
Hispanic
8%
7%
University Park Elementary School Black Students (1995-2015)
Black
3%
3%
University Park Elementary School Black Students (1995-2015)
White
55%
48%
University Park Elementary School White Students (1995-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a
3%
University Park Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2013)
Two or more races
20%
9%
University Park 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.
0.64 0.36
University Park Elementary School Diversity Score (1995-2015)
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.
35%
38%
University Park Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1993-2015)
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%
University Park 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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School Reviews

5  1/18/2010
Quality academics and caring staff! Everything you are looking for in an elementary school. The number one public school to send your student to in the district if you care about them receiving a quality education!!!
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