Mentasta Lake School



Mentasta Lake School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Mentasta Lake School Students by Grade
PK 2
K 3
1 5
2 3
3 1
4 3
5 3
6 5
7 1
8 4
9 2
10 0
11 0
12 0

Mentasta Lake School is a public elementary school located in Mentasta Lake, AK in the Alaska Gateway School District. It enrolls 32 students in grades 1st through 12th. Mentasta Lake School is the 309th largest public school in Alaska and the 55,174th largest nationally. It has 11.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 32
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 11:1
Full Time Teachers: 2.9
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 55,174th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Alaska: 309th out of 383
Student/Teacher Rank in Alaska: 118th out of 381
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alaska: 307th out of 381

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Mentasta Lake School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 19
(59%)
194
(52%)
 Female 13
(41%)
176
(48%)

Mentasta Lake School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 American Indian 30
(94%)
215
(58%)
 White 2
(6%)
147
(40%)
 Black 0
(0%)
3
(1%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
2
(1%)
 Hispanic 0
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
2
(1%)

Mentasta Lake School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 29
(91%)
228
(62%)
 Not Eligible 3
(9%)
117
(32%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
25
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 307 ranked schools in Alaska, Mentasta Lake School is ranked 249th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Mentasta Lake School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (90.6%) 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.

Mentasta Lake School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 30
2006 19
2007 15
2008 18
2009 20
2010 34
2011 34
2012 32

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 10.7
2006 8.6
2007 7.1
2008 8.2
2009 10
2010 34
2011 18.5
2012 11

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.9
2006 0.84210526315789
2007 0.8
2008 0.83333333333333
2009 0.85
2010 0.55882352941176
2011 0.55882352941176
2012 0.90625

Compare Mentasta Lake School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,100.0% 11.0:1
 
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 90.6%
 

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School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Mentasta Lake School
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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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