Whaley School is located in Anchorage, AK and is one of 97 schools in Anchorage School District. It is a sp-ed school that serves 485 students in grades PK-12.
Special Education schools are public schools that provide special services for children with disabilities (special physical, mental, or learning needs). Many special education schools also provide vocational training, adapted physical education, and assistive technology for their students.
Whaley School did not make AYP in 2009. Under No Child Left Behind, a school makes Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) if it achieves the minimum levels of improvement determined by the state of Alaska in terms of student performance and other accountability measures. See Whaley School's test results to learn more about school performance.
Student Economic Level (2011)
In 2011, Whaley School had 28% of students eligible for free or reduced price lunch programs. Alaska had 38% of eligible students for free or reduced price lunch programs. Eligibility for the National School Lunch Program is based on family income levels.
The Anchorage School District spends $12,894 per pupil in current expenditures. The district spends 57% on instruction, 41% on support services, 2% on other elementary and secondary expenditures. More about Anchorage School District District
In 2011, Whaley School had 9 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The Alaska average is 16 students per full-time equivalent teacher.