Nelson Island Area School



Nelson Island Area School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Nelson Island Area School Students by Grade
PK 2
K 11
1 12
2 14
3 19
4 18
5 16
6 18
7 14
8 14
9 28
10 14
11 7
12 16

Nelson Island Area School is a public elementary school located in Toksook Bay, AK in the Lower Kuskokwim School District. It enrolls 203 students in grades 1st through 12th. Nelson Island Area School is the 160th largest public school in Alaska and the 47,944th largest nationally. It has 14.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 203
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 14.17
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 47,944th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Alaska: 160th out of 383
Student/Teacher Rank in Alaska: 199th out of 381
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alaska: 151st out of 381

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Nelson Island Area School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 105
(52%)
2,157
(53%)
 Female 98
(48%)
1,925
(47%)

Nelson Island Area School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 American Indian 202
(100%)
3,859
(95%)
 White 1
(0%)
169
(4%)
 Black 0
(0%)
9
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
15
(0%)
 Hispanic 0
(0%)
15
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
15
(0%)

Nelson Island Area School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 158
(78%)
2,865
(70%)
 Not Eligible 29
(14%)
951
(23%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 16
(8%)
266
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 307 ranked schools in Alaska, Nelson Island Area School is ranked 72nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Nelson Island Area School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (85.7%) 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.

Nelson Island Area School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 240
2006 234
2007 238
2008 218
2009 217
2010 219
2011 225
2012 203

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.7
2006 15.2
2007 17.5
2008 16.1
2009 15.5
2010 17.1
2011 16
2012 14.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.5625
2006 0.81196581196581
2007 0.79831932773109
2008 0.87155963302752
2009 0.87557603686636
2010 0.8675799086758
2011 0.72
2012 0.85714285714286

Compare Nelson Island Area School 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 85.7%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Nelson Island Area School
Toksook Bay, AK
Public PK - 12 203 14.3:1  
Paul T. Albert Memorial School
Tununak, AK
Public PK - 12 117 12.8:1 7 miles
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