ERIC Number: ED428908
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: N/A
Facts and Figures about Education in Alaska, 1996-97.
Alaska State Dept. of Education, Juneau.
This booklet provides a variety of demographic information about the Alaska school system covering, in most cases, the past 10 years. The Alaska Commissioners of Education from 1917 to the present are listed, followed by a phone directory of the department, and general district and school information. The section on student information gives average daily membership at public schools, Alyeska Central School, and Mt. Edgecumbe High School; vocational school enrollment and graduates; numbers of bilingual/bicultural, special education, gifted/talented, and migrant students; and the number of high school graduates and GED recipients. Alaska averages and national averages are given for SAT and ACT test scores. The section on staffing information contains certified staff by gender; salaries for teachers, building administrators, central office staff, and specialists; and pupil/teacher ratios. Number of students served and state reimbursements are given for boarding homes. Information on pupil transportation covers numbers of students transported, costs per pupil per day and per year, and total costs. Local, state, and federal revenues are presented, as are expenditures by cities, boroughs, and rural school districts. For national food programs, information is presented concerning total numbers of meals served, percent of total meals that are free or reduced-priced, amount of federal reimbursement for food programs, and value of commodities donated by the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture. School district information includes area in square miles, average student daily membership, name of superintendents, and contact information. (TD)
Descriptors: Average Daily Membership, Breakfast Programs, Elementary Secondary Education, Enrollment Trends, Expenditures, Financial Support, Institutional Characteristics, Lunch Programs, School Demography, School Districts, School Statistics, State Federal Aid
Web site: http://www.educ.state.ak.us/stats/home.html
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Alaska State Dept. of Education, Juneau.
Identifiers - Location: Alaska