Shishmaref School



Shishmaref School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Shishmaref School Students by Grade
PK 6
K 14
1 20
2 17
3 20
4 14
5 16
6 15
7 15
8 14
9 12
10 12
11 7
12 9

Shishmaref School is a public elementary school located in Shishmaref, AK in the Bering Strait School District. It enrolls 191 students in grades 1st through 12th. Shishmaref School is the 166th largest public school in Alaska and the 48,559th largest nationally. It has 11.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 191
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 11.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 16.15
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 48,559th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Alaska: 166th out of 383
Student/Teacher Rank in Alaska: 138th out of 381
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alaska: 133rd out of 381

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Shishmaref School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 108
(57%)
983
(53%)
 Female 83
(43%)
884
(47%)

Shishmaref School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 American Indian 190
(99%)
1,845
(99%)
 White 1
(1%)
21
(1%)
 Black 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Hispanic 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Shishmaref School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 176
(92%)
1,426
(76%)
 Not Eligible 12
(6%)
361
(19%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 3
(2%)
80
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 307 ranked schools in Alaska, Shishmaref School is ranked 64th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Shishmaref School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (93.7%) 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.

Shishmaref School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 172
2006 175
2007 175
2008 173
2009 180
2010 202
2011 192
2012 191

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 11.5
2006 11.4
2007 10.7
2008 10.4
2009 11
2010 11.6
2011 11
2012 11.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.84302325581395
2006 0.82857142857143
2007 0.98285714285714
2008 0.98265895953757
2009 0.98333333333333
2010 0.96534653465347
2011 0.984375
2012 0.93717277486911

Compare Shishmaref School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,180.0% 11.8:1
 
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 93.7%
 

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School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
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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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