Mat-Su Central School



Mat-Su Central School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Mat-Su Central School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 87
1 93
2 98
3 99
4 98
5 102
6 113
7 105
8 120
9 105
10 127
11 135
12 195

Mat-Su Central School is a public elementary school located in Wasilla, AK in the Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District. It enrolls 1,477 students in grades 1st through 12th. Mat-Su Central School is the 2nd largest public school in Alaska and the 163rd largest nationally. It has 255.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 1,477
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 255.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 5.78
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 163rd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Alaska: 2nd out of 383
Student/Teacher Rank in Alaska: 378th out of 381
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alaska: 258th out of 381

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Mat-Su Central School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 748
(51%)
6,767
(52%)
 Female 729
(49%)
6,238
(48%)

Mat-Su Central School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,151
(78%)
9,549
(73%)
 American Indian 206
(14%)
2,234
(17%)
 Asian 40
(3%)
332
(3%)
 Hispanic 40
(3%)
409
(3%)
 Black 23
(2%)
314
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 16
(1%)
162
(1%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
5
(0%)

Mat-Su Central School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,477
(100%)
8,698
(67%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
603
(5%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
3,704
(28%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

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.

Mat-Su Central School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1031
2006 1003
2007 1111
2008 1172
2009 1234
2010 1195
2011 1333
2012 1477

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 103.1
2006 100.3
2007 135.5
2008 108.5
2009 101.1
2010 88.7
2011 111.3
2012 255.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005
2006
2007 N/A
2008 N/A
2009 N/A
2010 N/A
2011 N/A
2012 N/A

Compare Mat-Su Central School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,626.9% 16.3:1
 
25,550.0% 255.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 0.0%
 
State Average 51.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Mat-Su Central School
Wasilla, AK
Public KG - 12 1,477 255.5:1  
Wasilla Middle School
Wasilla, AK
Public 06 - 08 829 25.1:1 1 miles
Our Lady of the Valley Catholic School
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Private KG - 08 57 14:1 1 miles
Iditarod Elementary
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Public PK - 05 399 28.5:1 1 miles
Knik Elementary School
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Public 03 - 05 407 22.9:1 3 miles
Larson Elementary
Wasilla, AK
Public PK - 05 392 22.6:1 3 miles
Cottonwood Creek Elementary
Wasilla, AK
Public PK - 05 431 26.1:1 3 miles
Tanaina Elementary
Wasilla, AK
Public PK - 05 411 24.5:1 3 miles
Twindly Bridge Charter School
Wasilla, AK
Public KG - 12 292 292:1 3 miles
Teeland Middle School
Wasilla, AK
Public 06 - 08 714 29.4:1 4 miles
Mat-Su Day School
Wasilla, AK
Public KG - 12 65 16.9:1 4 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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