Fireweed Academy



Fireweed Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Fireweed Academy Students by Grade
PK 0
K 10
1 27
2 14
3 11
4 15
5 15
6 19
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Fireweed Academy is a public elementary school located in Homer, AK in the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District. It enrolls 111 students in grades 1st through 12th. Fireweed Academy is the 222nd largest public school in Alaska and the 52,392nd largest nationally. It has 13.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 111
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 8
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 52,392nd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Alaska: 222nd out of 383
Student/Teacher Rank in Alaska: 186th out of 381
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alaska: 224th out of 381

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Fireweed Academy Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 65
(59%)
3,164
(51%)
 Female 46
(41%)
3,080
(49%)

Fireweed Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 96
(86%)
4,693
(75%)
 American Indian 5
(5%)
714
(11%)
 Two or More 4
(4%)
511
(8%)
 Hispanic 3
(3%)
216
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 3
(3%)
29
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
58
(1%)
 Black 0
(0%)
23
(0%)

Fireweed Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 111
(100%)
4,103
(66%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
445
(7%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
1,696
(27%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

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.

Fireweed Academy Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 49
2006 65
2007 73
2008 73
2009 74
2010 116
2011 130
2012 111

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.3
2006 15.9
2007 17.8
2008 16.2
2009 16.4
2010 17.2
2011 17.3
2012 13.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.24489795918367
2006 0.32307692307692
2007 0.28767123287671
2008 N/A
2009 N/A
2010 N/A
2011 N/A
2012 N/A

Compare Fireweed Academy 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
This School 0.0%
 
State Average 51.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Fireweed Academy
Homer, AK
Public KG - 06 111 13.9:1  
West Homer Elementary
Homer, AK
Public 03 - 06 229 14.3:1 0 miles
Paul Banks Elementary
Homer, AK
Public PK - 02 191 12.6:1 3 miles
Nikolaevsk School
Nikolaevsk, AK
Public PK - 12 70 11.1:1 12 miles
Kachemak Selo School
Fritz Creek, AK
Public PK - 12 64 9.2:1 12 miles
Mcneil Canyon Elementary
Homer, AK
Public KG - 06 137 12.6:1 13 miles
Chapman School
Anchor Point, AK
Public PK - 08 117 9.5:1 14 miles
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