Whale Pass School



Whale Pass School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Whale Pass School Students by Grade
PK 1
K 2
1 0
2 2
3 1
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 1
11 1
12 3

Whale Pass School is a public elementary school located in Whale Pass, AK in the Southeast Island School District. It enrolls 11 students in grades 1st through 12th. Whale Pass School is the 369th largest public school in Alaska and the 55,869th largest nationally. It has 8.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 11
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 8.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 1.3
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 55,869th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Alaska: 369th out of 383
Student/Teacher Rank in Alaska: 52nd out of 381
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alaska: 347th out of 381

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Whale Pass School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 6
(55%)
90
(45%)
 Male 5
(45%)
108
(55%)

Whale Pass School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 9
(82%)
162
(82%)
 Hispanic 1
(9%)
10
(5%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(9%)
1
(1%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
2
(1%)
 Black 0
(0%)
2
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
17
(9%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
4
(2%)

Whale Pass School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 4
(36%)
102
(52%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 4
(36%)
36
(18%)
 Not Eligible 3
(27%)
60
(30%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 307 ranked schools in Alaska, Whale Pass School is ranked 291st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Whale Pass School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (72.7%) is 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.

Whale Pass School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 N/A
2006 N/A
2007 N/A
2008 10
2009 N/A
2010 N/A
2011 12
2012 11

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 N/A
2006 N/A
2007 N/A
2008 11.1
2009 N/A
2010 N/A
2011 7.1
2012 8.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005
2006
2007
2008 0.6
2009
2010
2011 0.75
2012 0.72727272727273

Compare Whale Pass School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
850.0% 8.5:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,626.9% 16.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 51.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 72.7%
 

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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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