Houghtaling Elementary



Houghtaling Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Houghtaling Elementary Students by Grade
PK 27
K 57
1 45
2 41
3 47
4 37
5 40
6 47
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Houghtaling Elementary is a public elementary school located in Ketchikan, AK in the Ketchikan Gateway Borough School District. It enrolls 341 students in grades 1st through 12th. Houghtaling Elementary is the 103rd largest public school in Alaska and the 37,498th largest nationally. It has 13.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 341
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 26
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 37,498th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Alaska: 103rd out of 383
Student/Teacher Rank in Alaska: 169th out of 381
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alaska: 46th out of 381

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Houghtaling Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 198
(58%)
660
(51%)
 Female 143
(42%)
625
(49%)

Houghtaling Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 152
(45%)
626
(49%)
 American Indian 115
(34%)
432
(34%)
 Asian 51
(15%)
109
(8%)
 Black 8
(2%)
12
(1%)
 Hispanic 7
(2%)
40
(3%)
 Two or More 5
(1%)
62
(5%)
 Pacific Islander 3
(1%)
4
(0%)

Houghtaling Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 172
(50%)
693
(54%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 144
(42%)
511
(40%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 25
(7%)
81
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 307 ranked schools in Alaska, Houghtaling Elementary is ranked 77th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Houghtaling Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (49.6%) 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.

Houghtaling Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 476
2006 404
2007 414
2008 377
2009 355
2010 372
2011 324
2012 341

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18
2006 13.9
2007 14.8
2008 14
2009 13.7
2010 14.9
2011 12.5
2012 13.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.41806722689076
2006 0.48762376237624
2007 0.46135265700483
2008 0.44031830238727
2009 0.43943661971831
2010 0.48118279569892
2011 0.49074074074074
2012 0.49560117302053

Compare Houghtaling Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,310.0% 13.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,626.9% 16.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 49.6%
 
State Average 51.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

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Public PK - 06 341 13.1:1  
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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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