Nikiski North Star Elementary



Nikiski North Star Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Nikiski North Star Elementary Students by Grade
PK 23
K 60
1 56
2 58
3 57
4 55
5 56
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Nikiski North Star Elementary is a public elementary school located in Nikiski, AK in the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District. It enrolls 365 students in grades 1st through 12th. Nikiski North Star Elementary is the 93rd largest public school in Alaska and the 35,164th largest nationally. It has 14.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 365
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 25.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 35,164th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Alaska: 93rd out of 383
Student/Teacher Rank in Alaska: 199th out of 381
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alaska: 54th out of 381

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Nikiski North Star Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 192
(53%)
3,164
(51%)
 Female 173
(47%)
3,080
(49%)

Nikiski North Star Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 282
(77%)
4,693
(75%)
 American Indian 31
(8%)
714
(11%)
 Two or More 31
(8%)
511
(8%)
 Hispanic 14
(4%)
216
(3%)
 Asian 6
(2%)
58
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
29
(0%)
 Black 0
(0%)
23
(0%)

Nikiski North Star Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 163
(45%)
4,103
(66%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 158
(43%)
1,696
(27%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 44
(12%)
445
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 307 ranked schools in Alaska, Nikiski North Star Elementary is ranked 46th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Nikiski North Star Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (55.3%) 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.

Nikiski North Star Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 395
2006 408
2007 396
2008 393
2009 415
2010 421
2011 366
2012 365

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.8
2006 17.3
2007 16.7
2008 15.4
2009 16.5
2010 15.1
2011 13.8
2012 14.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.49367088607595
2006 0.49509803921569
2007 0.50505050505051
2008 0.43765903307888
2009 0.47710843373494
2010 0.55819477434679
2011 0.58743169398907
2012 0.55342465753425

Compare Nikiski North Star Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,430.0% 14.3:1
 
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 55.3%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Nikiski North Star Elementary
Nikiski, AK
Public PK - 05 365 14.3:1  
Nikiski Middle/Senior High School
Nikiski, AK
Public 06 - 12 388 13.4:1 6 miles
Kaleidoscope School of Arts & Sciences
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Public KG - 06 254 16.7:1 7 miles
Mt. View Elementary
Kenai, AK
Public PK - 05 476 14.7:1 8 miles
Aurora Borealis Charter School
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Public KG - 08 190 16.2:1 8 miles
Kenai Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 371 15.8:1 8 miles
Grace Evangelical Lutheran School
Kenai, AK
Private PK - 08 53 13:1 12 miles
Soldotna Elementary
Soldotna, AK
Public PK - 06 289 12.6:1 14 miles
Kalifornsky Beach Elementary
Soldotna, AK
Public KG - 06 376 14.7:1 14 miles
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Public KG - 12 800 62.2:1 14 miles
Redoubt Elementary
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Public PK - 06 415 15.8:1 14 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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