Gambell School



Gambell School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Gambell School Students by Grade
PK 18
K 14
1 15
2 25
3 15
4 8
5 20
6 20
7 14
8 9
9 9
10 16
11 15
12 12

Gambell School is a public elementary school located in Gambell, AK in the Bering Strait School District. It enrolls 210 students in grades 1st through 12th. Gambell School is the 158th largest public school in Alaska and the 47,583rd largest nationally. It has 12.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 210
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 16.6
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 47,583rd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Alaska: 158th out of 383
Student/Teacher Rank in Alaska: 156th out of 381
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alaska: 125th out of 381

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Gambell School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 111
(53%)
884
(47%)
 Male 99
(47%)
983
(53%)

Gambell School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 American Indian 210
(100%)
1,845
(99%)
 Black 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Hispanic 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 White 0
(0%)
21
(1%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Gambell School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 163
(78%)
1,426
(76%)
 Not Eligible 38
(18%)
361
(19%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 9
(4%)
80
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 307 ranked schools in Alaska, Gambell School is ranked 74th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Gambell School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (81.9%) is significantly higher than the state average of 51.0%. This may indicate that the area has a higher 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.

Gambell School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 180
2006 175
2007 184
2008 189
2009 186
2010 201
2011 200
2012 210

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.8
2006 12.2
2007 12.1
2008 12.4
2009 11.7
2010 11.6
2011 12.3
2012 12.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.89444444444444
2006 0.92
2007 0.90760869565217
2008 0.84126984126984
2009 0.89784946236559
2010 0.83084577114428
2011 0.985
2012 0.81904761904762

Compare Gambell School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,270.0% 12.7:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,626.9% 16.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 51.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 81.9%
 

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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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