Colony Middle School



Colony Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Colony Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 195
7 224
8 213
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Colony Middle School is a public elementary school located in Palmer, AK in the Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District. It enrolls 632 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 29.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 632
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 29.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 21.34

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Colony Middle School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 319
(50%)
6,767
(52%)
 Female 313
(50%)
6,238
(48%)

Colony Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 456
(72%)
9,549
(73%)
 American Indian 103
(16%)
2,234
(17%)
 Hispanic 29
(5%)
409
(3%)
 Black 21
(3%)
314
(2%)
 Asian 18
(3%)
332
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 4
(1%)
162
(1%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
5
(0%)

Colony Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 454
(72%)
8,698
(67%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 156
(25%)
3,704
(28%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 22
(3%)
603
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Colony Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (28.2%) is 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.

Colony Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 692
2006 700
2007 692
2008 664
2009 645
2010 624
2011 635
2012 632

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19
2006 18.4
2007 16.3
2008 18.2
2009 17.9
2010 17.3
2011 19.2
2012 29.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.2485549132948
2006 0.24285714285714
2007 0.26011560693642
2008 0.21536144578313
2009 0.25116279069767
2010 0.24679487179487
2011 0.28661417322835
2012 0.28164556962025

Compare Colony Middle School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,626.9% 16.3:1
 
2,960.0% 29.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 28.2%
 
State Average 51.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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Public 06 - 08 632 29.6:1  
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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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