Paul Banks Elementary



Paul Banks Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Paul Banks Elementary Students by Grade
PK 31
K 49
1 71
2 59
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Paul Banks Elementary is a public elementary school located in Homer, AK in the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District. It enrolls 210 students in grades 1st through 12th. Paul Banks Elementary is the 160th largest public school in Alaska and the 47,944th largest nationally. It has 14.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 210
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 14.25
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 47,944th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Alaska: 160th out of 381
Student/Teacher Rank in Alaska: 200th out of 380
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alaska: 149th out of 380

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Paul Banks Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 117
(56%)
3,294
(52%)
 Female 93
(44%)
3,081
(48%)

Paul Banks Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 166
(79%)
4,627
(73%)
 Two or More 27
(13%)
797
(13%)
 American Indian 7
(3%)
602
(9%)
 Hispanic 7
(3%)
241
(4%)
 Asian 2
(1%)
58
(1%)
 Black 1
(0%)
30
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
20
(0%)

Paul Banks Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 119
(57%)
4,237
(66%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 63
(30%)
1,681
(26%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 28
(13%)
457
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 302 ranked schools in Alaska, Paul Banks Elementary is ranked 169th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Paul Banks Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (43.3%) is slightly lower than the state average of 54.4%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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.

Paul Banks Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 225
2006 212
2007 227
2008 217
2009 233
2010 188
2011 169
2012 191
2013 186
2014 207
2015 210

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15
2006 14.9
2007 16.1
2008 13.5
2009 14.6
2010 11.8
2011 10.6
2012 12.6
2013 12.4
2014 14.1
2015 14.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.47111111111111
2006 0.45283018867925
2007 0.45374449339207
2008 0.48847926267281
2009 0.49785407725322
2010 0.53723404255319
2011 0.5207100591716
2012 0.47120418848168
2013 0.46774193548387
2014 0.3768115942029
2015 0.43333333333333

Compare Paul Banks Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,470.0% 14.7:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,617.0% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 43.3%
 
State Average 54.4%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Paul Banks Elementary
Homer, AK
Public PK - 02 210 14.7:1  
West Homer Elementary
Homer, AK
Public 03 - 06 241 13.4:1 3 miles
Fireweed Academy
Homer, AK
Public KG - 06 92 11.5:1 3 miles
Mcneil Canyon Elementary
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Public KG - 06 116 12.3:1 11 miles
Nikolaevsk School
Nikolaevsk, AK
Public PK - 12 66 9.1:1 12 miles
Chapman School
Anchor Point, AK
Public PK - 08 112 10.9:1 15 miles
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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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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