Tongass School of Arts and Sciences Charter School



Tongass School of Arts and Sciences Charter School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Tongass School of Arts and Sciences Charter School Students by Grade
PK 13
K 19
1 20
2 20
3 23
4 26
5 13
6 10
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Tongass School of Arts and Sciences Charter School is a public elementary school located in Ketchikan, AK in the Ketchikan Gateway Borough School District. It enrolls 144 students in grades 1st through 12th. Tongass School of Arts and Sciences Charter School is the 201st largest public school in Alaska and the 50,855th largest nationally. It has 16.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 144
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 8.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 50,855th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Alaska: 201st out of 383
Student/Teacher Rank in Alaska: 288th out of 381
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alaska: 219th out of 381

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Tongass School of Arts and Sciences Charter School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 72
(50%)
660
(51%)
 Female 72
(50%)
625
(49%)

Tongass School of Arts and Sciences Charter School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 66
(46%)
626
(49%)
 American Indian 39
(27%)
432
(34%)
 Two or More 21
(15%)
62
(5%)
 Asian 9
(6%)
109
(8%)
 Hispanic 8
(6%)
40
(3%)
 Black 1
(1%)
12
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
4
(0%)

Tongass School of Arts and Sciences Charter School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 78
(54%)
511
(40%)
 Not Eligible 57
(40%)
693
(54%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 9
(6%)
81
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 307 ranked schools in Alaska, Tongass School of Arts and Sciences Charter School is ranked 166th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Tongass School of Arts and Sciences Charter School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (60.4%) is slightly 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.

Tongass School of Arts and Sciences Charter School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 165
2006 152
2007 148
2008 153
2009 168
2010 163
2011 159
2012 144

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.4
2006 17.9
2007 19.7
2008 16.1
2009 16.8
2010 17.2
2011 16.7
2012 16.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.42424242424242
2006 0.43421052631579
2007 0.50675675675676
2008 0.51633986928105
2009 0.46428571428571
2010 0.6319018404908
2011 0.62264150943396
2012 0.60416666666667

Compare Tongass School of Arts and Sciences Charter School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,626.9% 16.3:1
 
1,690.0% 16.9:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 51.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 60.4%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Tongass School of Arts and Sciences Charter School
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Public PK - 06 144 16.9:1  
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Public KG - 08 187 17.3:1 1 miles
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Public PK - 06 253 15.8:1 11 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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