Iditarod Elementary



Iditarod Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Iditarod Elementary Students by Grade
PK 42
K 59
1 72
2 58
3 59
4 46
5 63
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Iditarod Elementary is a public elementary school located in Wasilla, AK in the Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District. It enrolls 399 students in grades 1st through 12th. Iditarod Elementary is the 67th largest public school in Alaska and the 31,712th largest nationally. It has 28.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 399
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 28.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 14
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 31,712th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Alaska: 67th out of 383
Student/Teacher Rank in Alaska: 352nd out of 381
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alaska: 153rd out of 381

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Iditarod Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 204
(51%)
6,767
(52%)
 Female 195
(49%)
6,238
(48%)

Iditarod Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 273
(68%)
9,549
(73%)
 American Indian 83
(21%)
2,234
(17%)
 Hispanic 13
(3%)
409
(3%)
 Black 12
(3%)
314
(2%)
 Asian 10
(3%)
332
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 8
(2%)
162
(1%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
5
(0%)

Iditarod Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 205
(51%)
3,704
(28%)
 Not Eligible 170
(43%)
8,698
(67%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 24
(6%)
603
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 307 ranked schools in Alaska, Iditarod Elementary is ranked 33rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Iditarod Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (57.4%) is slightly 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.

Iditarod Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 469
2006 425
2007 437
2008 458
2009 367
2010 343
2011 357
2012 399

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.8
2006 15.9
2007 16.2
2008 15.8
2009 15.3
2010 13.2
2011 17.8
2012 28.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.47547974413646
2006 0.41411764705882
2007 0.47826086956522
2008 0.47816593886463
2009 0.48773841961853
2010 0.51020408163265
2011 0.57983193277311
2012 0.57393483709273

Compare Iditarod Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,626.9% 16.3:1
 
2,850.0% 28.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 51.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 57.4%
 

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Public PK - 05 399 28.5:1  
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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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