Knik Elementary School



Knik Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Knik Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 139
4 135
5 133
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Knik Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Wasilla, AK in the Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District. It enrolls 407 students in grades 1st through 12th. Knik Elementary School is the 61st largest public school in Alaska and the 30,909th largest nationally. It has 22.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 407
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 22.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 17.74
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 30,909th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Alaska: 61st out of 383
Student/Teacher Rank in Alaska: 339th out of 381
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alaska: 111th out of 381

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Knik Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 234
(57%)
6,767
(52%)
 Female 173
(43%)
6,238
(48%)

Knik Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 272
(67%)
9,549
(73%)
 American Indian 82
(20%)
2,234
(17%)
 Hispanic 17
(4%)
409
(3%)
 Asian 14
(3%)
332
(3%)
 Black 12
(3%)
314
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 10
(2%)
162
(1%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
5
(0%)

Knik Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 220
(54%)
8,698
(67%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 160
(39%)
3,704
(28%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 27
(7%)
603
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 307 ranked schools in Alaska, Knik Elementary School is ranked 59th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Knik Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (45.9%) is slightly lower than the state average of 51.0%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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.

Knik Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2007 367
2008 397
2009 406
2010 409
2011 398
2012 407

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2007 17.1
2008 17
2009 16.9
2010 16
2011 19.4
2012 22.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2007 0.43869209809264
2008 0.3904282115869
2009 0.44334975369458
2010 0.43765281173594
2011 0.50502512562814
2012 0.45945945945946

Compare Knik Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,626.9% 16.3:1
 
2,290.0% 22.9:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 45.9%
 
State Average 51.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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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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