Meshik School



Meshik School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

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

Meshik School is a public elementary school located in Port Heiden, AK in the Lake and Peninsula Borough School District. It enrolls 17 students in grades 1st through 12th. Meshik School is the 339th largest public school in Alaska and the 55,739th largest nationally. It has 4.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 17
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 4.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 4.05
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 55,739th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Alaska: 339th out of 381
Student/Teacher Rank in Alaska: 1st out of 380
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alaska: 283rd out of 380

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Meshik School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 11
(65%)
169
(50%)
 Female 6
(35%)
172
(50%)

Meshik School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 American Indian 16
(94%)
273
(80%)
 White 1
(6%)
38
(11%)
 Black 0
(0%)
7
(2%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Hispanic 0
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
22
(6%)

Meshik School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 9
(53%)
218
(64%)
 Not Eligible 8
(47%)
109
(32%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
14
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 302 ranked schools in Alaska, Meshik School is ranked 290th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Meshik School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (52.9%) 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.

Meshik School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 26
2006 30
2007 28
2008 27
2009 24
2010 26
2011 34
2012 29
2013 25
2014 20
2015 17

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 8.7
2006 10.3
2007 9.3
2008 9.3
2009 7.5
2010 8.7
2011 8.5
2012 7.2
2013 6.2
2014 6.9
2015 4.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.65384615384615
2006 0.9
2007 0.71428571428571
2008 0.77777777777778
2009 0.75
2010 0.69230769230769
2011 0.5
2012 0.62068965517241
2013 0.88
2014 0.95
2015 0.52941176470588

Compare Meshik School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
420.0% 4.2:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,617.0% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 52.9%
 
State Average 54.4%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Meshik School
Port Heiden, AK
Public PK - 12 17 4.2:1  
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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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