Buckland School



Buckland School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Buckland School Students by Grade
PK 11
K 20
1 12
2 14
3 9
4 8
5 10
6 12
7 13
8 13
9 13
10 12
11 9
12 11

Buckland School is a public elementary school located in Buckland, AK in the Northwest Arctic Borough School District. It enrolls 167 students in grades 1st through 12th. Buckland School is the 187th largest public school in Alaska and the 49,770th largest nationally. It has 13.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 167
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 12
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 49,770th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Alaska: 187th out of 383
Student/Teacher Rank in Alaska: 186th out of 381
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alaska: 181st out of 381

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Buckland School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 84
(50%)
1,002
(50%)
 Female 83
(50%)
999
(50%)

Buckland School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 American Indian 166
(99%)
1,881
(94%)
 Two or More 1
(1%)
46
(2%)
 Black 0
(0%)
3
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
3
(0%)
 Hispanic 0
(0%)
3
(0%)
 White 0
(0%)
65
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Buckland School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 146
(87%)
1,361
(68%)
 Not Eligible 18
(11%)
577
(29%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 3
(2%)
63
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 307 ranked schools in Alaska, Buckland School is ranked 96th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Buckland School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (89.2%) is significantly 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.

Buckland School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 186
2006 183
2007 174
2008 166
2009 164
2010 164
2011 169
2012 167

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.3
2006 13.9
2007 13.2
2008 13.6
2009 13.6
2010 12
2011 14.2
2012 13.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.90860215053763
2006 0.95081967213115
2007 0.91954022988506
2008 0.98192771084337
2009 0.79878048780488
2010 0.79878048780488
2011 0.98224852071006
2012 0.89221556886228

Compare Buckland School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,390.0% 13.9:1
 
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 89.2%
 

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School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Buckland School
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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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