Peterson Elementary



Peterson Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Peterson Elementary Students by Grade
PK 21
K 48
1 43
2 57
3 40
4 39
5 37
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Peterson Elementary is a public elementary school located in Kodiak, AK in the Kodiak Island Borough School District. It enrolls 285 students in grades 1st through 12th. Peterson Elementary is the 126th largest public school in Alaska and the 42,853rd largest nationally. It has 15.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 285
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 18
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 42,853rd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Alaska: 126th out of 381
Student/Teacher Rank in Alaska: 252nd out of 380
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alaska: 121st out of 380

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Peterson Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 145
(51%)
846
(48%)
 Male 140
(49%)
904
(52%)

Peterson Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 199
(70%)
681
(39%)
 Two or More 26
(9%)
129
(7%)
 Hispanic 24
(8%)
172
(10%)
 American Indian 21
(7%)
378
(22%)
 Asian 7
(2%)
363
(21%)
 Pacific Islander 6
(2%)
20
(1%)
 Black 2
(1%)
7
(0%)

Peterson Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 230
(81%)
1,072
(61%)
 Free and Reduced Lunch Eligible 55
(19%)
678
(39%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 302 ranked schools in Alaska, Peterson Elementary is ranked 206th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Peterson Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (19.3%) is significantly 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.

Peterson Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 316
2006 323
2007 318
2008 274
2009 249
2010 270
2011 223
2012 265
2013 284
2014 283
2015 285

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16
2006 16
2007 14.1
2008 15.5
2009 13.5
2010 14.8
2011 14.7
2012 15.6
2013 17.8
2014 18.3
2015 15.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.2373417721519
2006 0.26006191950464
2007 0.30188679245283
2008 0.24452554744526
2009 0.16867469879518
2010 0.24444444444444
2011 0.27354260089686
2012 0.2188679245283
2013 0.26056338028169
2014 0.23321554770318
2015 0.19298245614035

Compare Peterson Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,580.0% 15.8:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,617.0% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 19.3%
 
State Average 54.4%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Peterson Elementary
Kodiak, AK
Public PK - 05 285 15.8:1  
Akteach
Kodiak, AK
Public KG - 12 112 112:1 1 miles
Main Elementary
Kodiak, AK
Public KG - 05 242 14.7:1 1 miles
Kodiak Middle School
Kodiak, AK
Public 06 - 08 428 15.6:1 1 miles
Kodiak Christian School
Kodiak, AK
Private PK - 08 72 10:1 2 miles
East Elementary
Kodiak, AK
Public KG - 05 276 14.4:1 2 miles
North Star Elementary
Kodiak, AK
Public KG - 05 245 15:1 3 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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