Sutton Elementary



Sutton Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Sutton Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 5
1 10
2 13
3 4
4 6
5 5
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Sutton Elementary is a public elementary school located in Sutton, AK in the Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District. It enrolls 43 students in grades 1st through 12th. Sutton Elementary is the 287th largest public school in Alaska and the 54,820th largest nationally. It has 18.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 43
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 2.38
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 54,820th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Alaska: 287th out of 383
Student/Teacher Rank in Alaska: 309th out of 381
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alaska: 314th out of 381

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Sutton Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 24
(56%)
6,238
(48%)
 Male 19
(44%)
6,767
(52%)

Sutton Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 28
(65%)
9,549
(73%)
 American Indian 11
(26%)
2,234
(17%)
 Asian 4
(9%)
332
(3%)
 Black 0
(0%)
314
(2%)
 Hispanic 0
(0%)
409
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
162
(1%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
5
(0%)

Sutton Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 27
(63%)
3,704
(28%)
 Not Eligible 14
(33%)
8,698
(67%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 2
(5%)
603
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 307 ranked schools in Alaska, Sutton Elementary is ranked 249th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Sutton Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (67.4%) is 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.

Sutton Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 80
2006 80
2007 62
2008 64
2009 73
2010 63
2011 60
2012 43

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 11.4
2006 12.1
2007 8.9
2008 8
2009 9.7
2010 9.3
2011 13.3
2012 18.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.625
2006 0.7
2007 0.5
2008 0.65625
2009 0.58904109589041
2010 0.74603174603175
2011 0.63333333333333
2012 0.67441860465116

Compare Sutton Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,626.9% 16.3:1
 
1,810.0% 18.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 51.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 67.4%
 

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Sutton Elementary
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Public KG - 05 43 18.1:1  
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Palmer Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 605 24.3:1 12 miles
Amazing Grace Academy
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Private PK - 09 73 13:1 14 miles
Colony Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 632 29.6:1 14 miles
Butte Elementary
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Public PK - 05 290 24.9:1 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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