Weller Elementary School

  • Weller Elementary School serves 469 students in grades PK-6.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to the AK average of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is less than the state average of 52%.
  • Weller Elementary School operates within the Fairbanks North Star Borough School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 469 students has declined by 13% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 26 teachers has declined by 16% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-6
Total Students 469 students
Weller Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Weller Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 26 teachers
Weller Elementary School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Weller Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 17:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.41 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 18:1 18:1
Weller Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
American Indian
7%
24%
Weller Elementary School American Indian Students (1991-2015)
Asian
2%
6%
Weller Elementary School Asian Students (1990-2015)
Hispanic
4%
7%
Weller Elementary School Black Students (1991-2015)
Black
n/a
3%
Weller Elementary School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
76%
48%
Weller Elementary School White Students (1991-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a
3%
Weller Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
11%
9%
Weller Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Weller Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown AK 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.
0.41 0.36
Weller 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.
20%
38%
Weller 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%
Weller 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 $18,002 in this district is less than the state average of $27,880. The district revenue/student has grown by 24% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $18,296 is less than the state average of $27,459. The district spending/student has grown by 20% 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 (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $254 MM $11 MM
Fairbanks North Star Borough School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $258 MM $11 MM
Fairbanks North Star Borough School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $18,002 $27,880
Fairbanks North Star Borough School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $18,296 $27,459
Fairbanks North Star Borough School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education

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