Mendenhall River Community School



Mendenhall River Community School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Mendenhall River Community School Students by Grade
PK 48
K 56
1 59
2 52
3 76
4 63
5 50
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Mendenhall River Community School is a public elementary school located in Juneau, AK in the Juneau Borough School District. It enrolls 404 students in grades 1st through 12th. Mendenhall River Community School is the 65th largest public school in Alaska and the 31,219th largest nationally. It has 15.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 404
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 25.64
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 31,219th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Alaska: 65th out of 383
Student/Teacher Rank in Alaska: 247th out of 381
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alaska: 52nd out of 381

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Mendenhall River Community School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 211
(52%)
1,832
(52%)
 Female 193
(48%)
1,702
(48%)

Mendenhall River Community School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 220
(54%)
1,785
(51%)
 Two or More 90
(22%)
497
(14%)
 American Indian 47
(12%)
694
(20%)
 Hispanic 27
(7%)
183
(5%)
 Asian 10
(2%)
237
(7%)
 Black 5
(1%)
51
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 5
(1%)
87
(2%)

Mendenhall River Community School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 312
(77%)
2,482
(70%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 75
(19%)
888
(25%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 17
(4%)
164
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 307 ranked schools in Alaska, Mendenhall River Community School is ranked 160th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Mendenhall River Community School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (22.8%) 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.

Mendenhall River Community School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 394
2006 412
2007 382
2008 412
2009 438
2010 443
2011 408
2012 404

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.3
2006 13.2
2007 11.7
2008 14.2
2009 14.6
2010 14.2
2011 14.4
2012 15.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.15736040609137
2006 0.18446601941748
2007 0.21989528795812
2008 0.21844660194175
2009 0.18493150684932
2010 0.24379232505643
2011 0.23529411764706
2012 0.22772277227723

Compare Mendenhall River Community School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,580.0% 15.8:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,626.9% 16.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 22.8%
 
State Average 51.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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Mendenhall River Community School
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Public PK - 05 404 15.8:1  
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Public PK - 06 517 15:1 9 miles
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Public PK - 12 54 54:1 9 miles
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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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