Holy Cross School



Holy Cross School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

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

Holy Cross School is a public elementary school located in Holy Cross, AK in the Iditarod Area School District. It enrolls 38 students in grades 1st through 12th. Holy Cross School is the 296th largest public school in Alaska and the 55,110th largest nationally. It has 16.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 38
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 2.33
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 55,110th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Alaska: 296th out of 381
Student/Teacher Rank in Alaska: 277th out of 380
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alaska: 315th out of 380

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Holy Cross School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 22
(58%)
149
(48%)
 Male 16
(42%)
161
(52%)

Holy Cross School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 American Indian 38
(100%)
180
(58%)
 Black 0
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
3
(1%)
 Hispanic 0
(0%)
12
(4%)
 White 0
(0%)
106
(34%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
6
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
2
(1%)

Holy Cross School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 25
(66%)
96
(31%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 9
(24%)
13
(4%)
 Not Eligible 4
(11%)
201
(65%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 302 ranked schools in Alaska, Holy Cross School is ranked 235th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Holy Cross School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (89.5%) is significantly higher than the state average of 54.4%. 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.

Holy Cross School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 44
2006 48
2007 45
2008 49
2009 42
2010 41
2011 46
2012 43
2013 40
2014 41
2015 38

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 9.6
2006 16
2007 9
2008 14.8
2009 9.1
2010 10.7
2011 11.5
2012 8.3
2013 8.8
2014 9.4
2015 16.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.88636363636364
2006 0.91666666666667
2007 0.93333333333333
2008 0.93877551020408
2009 0.5952380952381
2010 0.90243902439024
2011 0.93478260869565
2012 0.93023255813953
2013 0.85
2014 0.8780487804878
2015 0.89473684210526

Compare Holy Cross School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,617.0% 16.2:1
 
1,630.0% 16.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 54.4%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 89.5%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Holy Cross School
Holy Cross, AK
Public KG - 12 38 16.3:1  
Distance Learning/Corresp. Center
Eagle River, AK
Public KG - 12 118 118:1 1 miles
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