Wales School



Wales School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Wales School Students by Grade
PK 6
K 3
1 3
2 3
3 6
4 4
5 0
6 4
7 0
8 1
9 2
10 1
11 5
12 1

Wales School is a public elementary school located in Wales, AK in the Bering Strait School District. It enrolls 39 students in grades 1st through 12th. Wales School is the 298th largest public school in Alaska and the 54,947th largest nationally. It has 7.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 39
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 7.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 5.2
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 54,947th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Alaska: 298th out of 383
Student/Teacher Rank in Alaska: 27th out of 381
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alaska: 263rd out of 381

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Wales School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 20
(51%)
884
(47%)
 Male 19
(49%)
983
(53%)

Wales School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 American Indian 39
(100%)
1,845
(99%)
 Black 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Hispanic 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 White 0
(0%)
21
(1%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Wales School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 32
(82%)
1,426
(76%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 4
(10%)
80
(4%)
 Not Eligible 3
(8%)
361
(19%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 307 ranked schools in Alaska, Wales School is ranked 234th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Wales School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (92.3%) 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.

Wales School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 32
2006 35
2007 33
2008 33
2009 33
2010 46
2011 40
2012 39

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 6.4
2006 7.1
2007 6.7
2008 6.9
2009 7.5
2010 10.7
2011 7.5
2012 7.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.90625
2006 0.91428571428571
2007 0.90909090909091
2008 0.90909090909091
2009 0.90909090909091
2010 0.82608695652174
2011 0.925
2012 0.92307692307692

Compare Wales School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
750.0% 7.5:1
 
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 92.3%
 

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