Nicholas J. Begich Middle School



Nicholas J. Begich Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Nicholas J. Begich Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 336
7 339
8 363
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Nicholas J. Begich Middle School is a public elementary school located in Anchorage, AK in the Anchorage School District. It enrolls 1,038 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 16.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 1,038
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 63.33

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Nicholas J. Begich Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 526
(51%)
16,121
(52%)
 Female 512
(49%)
14,875
(48%)

Nicholas J. Begich Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 280
(27%)
13,709
(44%)
 Asian 194
(19%)
3,155
(10%)
 Two or More 171
(16%)
4,558
(15%)
 Black 113
(11%)
1,944
(6%)
 American Indian 105
(10%)
2,703
(9%)
 Hispanic 104
(10%)
3,427
(11%)
 Pacific Islander 71
(7%)
1,500
(5%)

Nicholas J. Begich Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 565
(54%)
11,786
(38%)
 Not Eligible 399
(38%)
16,948
(55%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 74
(7%)
2,262
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Nicholas J. Begich Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (61.6%) is slightly 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.

Nicholas J. Begich Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2007 1023
2008 1186
2009 998
2010 996
2011 1001
2012 1038

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2007 16.2
2008 17.1
2009 16.7
2010 16.3
2011 15.1
2012 16.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2007 0.62854349951124
2008 0.5531197301855
2009 0.55911823647295
2010 0.62951807228916
2011 0.62937062937063
2012 0.61560693641619

Compare Nicholas J. Begich Middle School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,626.9% 16.3:1
 
1,640.0% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 51.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 61.6%
 

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Public 06 - 08 1,038 16.4:1  
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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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