ASD tallies student enrollment

 

October 2, 2012

 

Contact: Heidi Embley

Communications Department

Phone: 907-742-4158

Email: embley_heidi@asdk12.org

Web: www.asdk12.org

 

ASD tallies student enrollment

 

For the 2012-13 school year, the Anchorage School District’s enrollment is 48,734 students which is 36 more students than the projected enrollment. ASD’s demographer projected the enrollment to be 48,698 students. The district based its 2012-13 budget and staffing needs on this figure, which is a difference of 0.07 percent.

 

ASD records its official enrollment on the last school day of September. This year’s tally is 94 fewer students than last year, representing a different of just two-tenths of a percentage point.

 

Anchorage School District enrollment2011-12 actual2012-13 actual
Kindergarten 3,936 3,956
Elementary schools 19,790 19,758
Middle schools 7,560 7,645
High schools 12,569 12,509
Other secondary schools and programs 3,574 3,572
Pre-elementary, Level 3 Special Education and Special Services* 1,399 1,294
TOTAL 48,828 48,734
*This does not represent the total number of students served by Special Education. Most students receiving Special Education services are included in the grade-by-grade student totals. In all, Special Education serves more than 9,500 students.

 

ASD is one of the 100 largest school districts in the country. Enrollment in ASD has remained relatively flat since the mid-1990s. The record enrollment for the district is 50,029, set during the 2002-03 school year.

 

The following table shows recent enrollment history for the district.

 

School yearStudents
2012-13 48,734
2011-12 48,828
2010-11 49,091
2009-10 49,243
2008-09 48,440
2007-08 48,457
2006-07 49,068
2005-06 49,589
2004-05 49,454
2003-04 49,663
2002-03 50,029
2001-02 49,676
2000-01 49,520
1999-2000 49,312
1998-99 49,551
1997-98 48,793
1996-97 47,968
1995-96 47,693
1994-95 47,609
1993-94 47,232
1992-93 46,237
1991-92 44,664

 

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