Ursa Major Elementary School

454 Dyea St, Fort Richardson, AK 99505 | (907) 742-1600
  • Grades: PK-6
  • Student Enrollment: 474
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
  • Enrolls 474 preschool and elementary school students from grades PK-6
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 454 Dyea Street, Fort Richardson, AK 99505
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details
  • Anchorage School District
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $12,515
  • Graduation Rate: 72.5%
  • Dropout Rate: 5.5%
  • Students Per Teacher: 17.0
  • Enrolled Students: 49,592

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 474
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 26.1
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 18.2
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 232 (48.9%)
  • Females: 242 (51.1%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 131 (27.6%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 141 (29.7%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 272 (57.4%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Ursa Major Elementary School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian122.5%
Black9419.8%
Asian10.2%
Hispanic7916.7%
White26054.9%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Ursa Major Elementary School
  Number Percent
Pre-Kindergarten234.9%
Kindergarten8016.9%
1st Grade6313.3%
2nd Grade6814.3%
3rd Grade6613.9%
4th Grade7115.0%
5th Grade5611.8%
6th Grade479.9%
Source: AK Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on October 14, 2009
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • this school is the best o and was up mr.walsh mrs.nerland hows preston doing mr. smith mrs.lay

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