Deering School



Deering School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

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

Deering School is a public elementary school located in Deering, AK in the Northwest Arctic Borough School District. It enrolls 37 students in grades 1st through 12th. Deering School is the 303rd largest public school in Alaska and the 54,990th largest nationally. It has 10.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 37
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 10.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 3.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 54,990th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Alaska: 303rd out of 383
Student/Teacher Rank in Alaska: 111th out of 381
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alaska: 295th out of 381

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Deering School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 21
(57%)
1,002
(50%)
 Female 16
(43%)
999
(50%)

Deering School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 American Indian 37
(100%)
1,881
(94%)
 Black 0
(0%)
3
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
3
(0%)
 Hispanic 0
(0%)
3
(0%)
 White 0
(0%)
65
(3%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
46
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Deering School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 34
(92%)
1,361
(68%)
 Not Eligible 3
(8%)
577
(29%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
63
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 307 ranked schools in Alaska, Deering School is ranked 237th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Deering School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (91.9%) 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.

Deering School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 53
2006 47
2007 39
2008 32
2009 34
2010 28
2011 38
2012 37

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.9
2006 10.9
2007 9.1
2008 10
2009 11.3
2010 7.5
2011 9.5
2012 10.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.94339622641509
2006 0.93617021276596
2007 0.92307692307692
2008 0.90625
2009 0.88235294117647
2010 0.89285714285714
2011 0.92105263157895
2012 0.91891891891892

Compare Deering School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,060.0% 10.6:1
 
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 91.9%
 

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School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Deering 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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