West Homer Elementary



West Homer Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

West Homer Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 56
4 61
5 61
6 63
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

West Homer Elementary is a public elementary school located in Homer, AK in the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District. It enrolls 241 students in grades 1st through 12th. West Homer Elementary is the 142nd largest public school in Alaska and the 46,100th largest nationally. It has 13.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 241
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 18
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 46,100th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Alaska: 142nd out of 381
Student/Teacher Rank in Alaska: 158th out of 380
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alaska: 121st out of 380

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West Homer Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 124
(51%)
3,294
(52%)
 Female 117
(49%)
3,081
(48%)

West Homer Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 189
(78%)
4,627
(73%)
 Two or More 25
(10%)
797
(13%)
 Hispanic 13
(5%)
241
(4%)
 American Indian 9
(4%)
602
(9%)
 Asian 4
(2%)
58
(1%)
 Black 1
(0%)
30
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
20
(0%)

West Homer Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 141
(59%)
4,237
(66%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 72
(30%)
1,681
(26%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 28
(12%)
457
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 302 ranked schools in Alaska, West Homer Elementary is ranked 156th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of West Homer Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (41.5%) 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.

West Homer Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 245
2006 227
2007 243
2008 263
2009 237
2010 242
2011 222
2012 229
2013 231
2014 228
2015 241

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.9
2006 13.7
2007 15.8
2008 15
2009 13.3
2010 13.3
2011 14.5
2012 14.3
2013 13.6
2014 13.8
2015 13.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.44081632653061
2006 0.38766519823789
2007 0.41152263374486
2008 0.42585551330798
2009 0.56962025316456
2010 0.64876033057851
2011 0.74774774774775
2012 0.51091703056769
2013 0.47619047619048
2014 0.45175438596491
2015 0.4149377593361

Compare West Homer Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,340.0% 13.4:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,617.0% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 41.5%
 
State Average 54.4%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
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Public 03 - 06 241 13.4:1  
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