Meadow Lakes Elementary



Meadow Lakes Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Meadow Lakes Elementary Students by Grade
PK 30
K 74
1 75
2 72
3 66
4 47
5 58
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Meadow Lakes Elementary is a public elementary school located in Wasilla, AK in the Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District. It enrolls 422 students in grades 1st through 12th. Meadow Lakes Elementary is the 46th largest public school in Alaska and the 29,329th largest nationally. It has 20.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 422
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 20.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 20.25
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 29,329th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Alaska: 46th out of 383
Student/Teacher Rank in Alaska: 332nd out of 381
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alaska: 100th out of 381

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Meadow Lakes Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 223
(53%)
6,767
(52%)
 Female 199
(47%)
6,238
(48%)

Meadow Lakes Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 304
(72%)
9,549
(73%)
 American Indian 82
(19%)
2,234
(17%)
 Hispanic 18
(4%)
409
(3%)
 Asian 9
(2%)
332
(3%)
 Black 6
(1%)
314
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 3
(1%)
162
(1%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
5
(0%)

Meadow Lakes Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 217
(51%)
8,698
(67%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 181
(43%)
3,704
(28%)
 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, Meadow Lakes Elementary is ranked 44th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Meadow Lakes Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (48.6%) 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.

Meadow Lakes Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 409
2006 418
2007 376
2008 426
2009 465
2010 463
2011 420
2012 422

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.6
2006 15.4
2007 13.4
2008 16.4
2009 15.5
2010 15.2
2011 16.2
2012 20.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.4841075794621
2006 0.45693779904306
2007 0.49734042553191
2008 0.51643192488263
2009 0.46451612903226
2010 0.53347732181425
2011 0.47857142857143
2012 0.48578199052133

Compare Meadow Lakes Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,626.9% 16.3:1
 
2,080.0% 20.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 48.6%
 
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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