Susitna Elementary



Susitna Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Susitna Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 87
1 75
2 69
3 71
4 65
5 84
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Susitna Elementary is a public elementary school located in Anchorage, AK in the Anchorage School District. It enrolls 451 students in grades 1st through 12th. Susitna Elementary is the 38th largest public school in Alaska and the 26,352nd largest nationally. It has 16.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 451
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 27.9
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 26,352nd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Alaska: 38th out of 383
Student/Teacher Rank in Alaska: 271st out of 381
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alaska: 34th out of 381

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Susitna Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 237
(53%)
14,875
(48%)
 Male 214
(47%)
16,121
(52%)

Susitna Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 173
(38%)
13,709
(44%)
 Two or More 88
(20%)
4,558
(15%)
 Asian 50
(11%)
3,155
(10%)
 Black 47
(10%)
1,944
(6%)
 American Indian 39
(9%)
2,703
(9%)
 Hispanic 28
(6%)
3,427
(11%)
 Pacific Islander 26
(6%)
1,500
(5%)

Susitna Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 226
(50%)
16,948
(55%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 200
(44%)
11,786
(38%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 25
(6%)
2,262
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 307 ranked schools in Alaska, Susitna Elementary is ranked 35th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Susitna Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (49.9%) is slightly lower than the state average of 51.0%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Susitna Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 536
2006 567
2007 363
2008 458
2009 462
2010 467
2011 469
2012 451

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.4
2006 19
2007 14.5
2008 17
2009 16.4
2010 16.4
2011 17.1
2012 16.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.46828358208955
2006 0.49029982363316
2007 0.60606060606061
2008 0.48689956331878
2009 0.48701298701299
2010 0.56745182012848
2011 0.54157782515991
2012 0.49889135254989

Compare Susitna Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,620.0% 16.2:1
 
1,626.9% 16.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 49.9%
 
State Average 51.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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Public PK - 05 451 16.2:1  
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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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