Gruening Middle School



Gruening Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Gruening Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 310
8 291
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Gruening Middle School is a public elementary school located in Eagle River, AK in the Anchorage School District. It enrolls 601 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 17.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 601
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 34.56

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Gruening Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 317
(53%)
16,121
(52%)
 Female 284
(47%)
14,875
(48%)

Gruening Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 384
(64%)
13,709
(44%)
 Hispanic 81
(13%)
3,427
(11%)
 Two or More 52
(9%)
4,558
(15%)
 Black 49
(8%)
1,944
(6%)
 American Indian 22
(4%)
2,703
(9%)
 Asian 11
(2%)
3,155
(10%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
1,500
(5%)

Gruening Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 468
(78%)
16,948
(55%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 80
(13%)
11,786
(38%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 53
(9%)
2,262
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Gruening Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (22.1%) is significantly 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.

Gruening Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 550
2006 606
2007 542
2008 615
2009 599
2010 569
2011 566
2012 601

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.8
2006 17.3
2007 15.9
2008 17.1
2009 16.2
2010 15.1
2011 15
2012 17.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.10727272727273
2006 0.16996699669967
2007 0.16420664206642
2008 0.17886178861789
2009 0.19532554257095
2010 0.20738137082601
2011 0.25265017667845
2012 0.22129783693844

Compare Gruening Middle School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,626.9% 16.3:1
 
1,740.0% 17.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 22.1%
 
State Average 51.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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