Walter Northway School



Walter Northway School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

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

Walter Northway School is a public elementary school located in Northway, AK in the Alaska Gateway School District. It enrolls 47 students in grades 1st through 12th. Walter Northway School is the 287th largest public school in Alaska and the 54,851st largest nationally. It has 12.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 47
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 3.8
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 54,851st out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Alaska: 287th out of 381
Student/Teacher Rank in Alaska: 135th out of 380
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alaska: 291st out of 380

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Walter Northway School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 26
(55%)
173
(46%)
 Male 21
(45%)
205
(54%)

Walter Northway School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 American Indian 46
(98%)
224
(59%)
 Hispanic 1
(2%)
1
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
7
(2%)
 Black 0
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
13
(3%)
 White 0
(0%)
132
(35%)

Walter Northway School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 47
(100%)
294
(78%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Not Eligible 0
(0%)
84
(22%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 302 ranked schools in Alaska, Walter Northway School is ranked 213th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Walter Northway School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (100.0%) 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.

Walter Northway School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 59
2006 56
2007 46
2008 48
2009 44
2010 44
2011 41
2012 42
2013 47
2014 41
2015 47

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 11.8
2006 11
2007 11
2008 15
2009 10.5
2010 11.5
2011 10.8
2012 10.8
2013 12.1
2014 14.2
2015 12.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.94915254237288
2006 0.91071428571429
2007 0.93478260869565
2008 0.9375
2009 0.93181818181818
2010 0.93181818181818
2011 0.92682926829268
2012 0.92857142857143
2013 0.93617021276596
2014 1
2015 1

Compare Walter Northway School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,240.0% 12.4:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,617.0% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 54.4%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 100.0%
 

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School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Walter Northway School
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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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