Snowshoe Elementary



Snowshoe Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Snowshoe Elementary Students by Grade
PK 8
K 58
1 62
2 68
3 66
4 53
5 69
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Snowshoe Elementary is a public elementary school located in Wasilla, AK in the Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District. It enrolls 384 students in grades 1st through 12th. Snowshoe Elementary is the 81st largest public school in Alaska and the 33,212th largest nationally. It has 22.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 384
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 22.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 17
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 33,212th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Alaska: 81st out of 383
Student/Teacher Rank in Alaska: 337th out of 381
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alaska: 117th out of 381

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Snowshoe Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 192
(50%)
6,767
(52%)
 Female 192
(50%)
6,238
(48%)

Snowshoe Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 303
(79%)
9,549
(73%)
 American Indian 49
(13%)
2,234
(17%)
 Pacific Islander 12
(3%)
162
(1%)
 Asian 8
(2%)
332
(3%)
 Hispanic 6
(2%)
409
(3%)
 Black 6
(2%)
314
(2%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
5
(0%)

Snowshoe Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 239
(62%)
8,698
(67%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 118
(31%)
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, Snowshoe Elementary is ranked 101st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Snowshoe Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (37.8%) is 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.

Snowshoe Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 447
2006 481
2007 368
2008 378
2009 372
2010 394
2011 382
2012 384

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.6
2006 17.1
2007 16.1
2008 16.1
2009 16.2
2010 17.1
2011 17.8
2012 22.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.33333333333333
2006 0.3014553014553
2007 0.3125
2008 0.36507936507937
2009 0.32258064516129
2010 0.36802030456853
2011 0.3848167539267
2012 0.37760416666667

Compare Snowshoe Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,626.9% 16.3:1
 
2,260.0% 22.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 37.8%
 
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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