Finger Lake Elementary



Finger Lake Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Finger Lake Elementary Students by Grade
PK 35
K 44
1 45
2 51
3 64
4 58
5 43
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Finger Lake Elementary is a public elementary school located in Wasilla, AK in the Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District. It enrolls 340 students in grades 1st through 12th. Finger Lake Elementary is the 102nd largest public school in Alaska and the 37,976th largest nationally. It has 16.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 340
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16:1
Full Time Teachers: 21.25
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 37,976th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Alaska: 102nd out of 381
Student/Teacher Rank in Alaska: 258th out of 380
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alaska: 99th out of 380

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Finger Lake Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 189
(56%)
7,479
(53%)
 Female 151
(44%)
6,728
(47%)

Finger Lake Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 234
(69%)
10,307
(73%)
 American Indian 65
(19%)
2,100
(15%)
 Two or More 16
(5%)
748
(5%)
 Hispanic 10
(3%)
357
(3%)
 Asian 6
(2%)
276
(2%)
 Black 6
(2%)
238
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 3
(1%)
181
(1%)

Finger Lake Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 220
(65%)
9,368
(66%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 99
(29%)
4,123
(29%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 21
(6%)
716
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 302 ranked schools in Alaska, Finger Lake Elementary is ranked 132nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Finger Lake Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (35.3%) is 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.

Finger Lake Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 481
2006 431
2007 370
2008 420
2009 349
2010 315
2011 315
2012 303
2013 307
2014 270
2015 340

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16
2006 13.9
2007 13.7
2008 15.8
2009 14
2010 13.8
2011 15.8
2012 20.6
2013 16.6
2014 15.5
2015 16

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.28482328482328
2006 0.2969837587007
2007 0.33513513513514
2008 0.30238095238095
2009 0.3323782234957
2010 0.35238095238095
2011 0.37142857142857
2012 0.4026402640264
2013 0.39087947882736
2014 0.38518518518519
2015 0.35294117647059

Compare Finger Lake Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,600.0% 16.0:1
 
1,617.0% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 35.3%
 
State Average 54.4%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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Finger Lake Elementary
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Public PK - 05 340 16:1  
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Public PK - 05 394 14.4:1 3 miles
John Shaw Elementary
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Public PK - 05 451 16.4:1 3 miles
Pioneer Peak Elementary
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Public KG - 05 423 16:1 3 miles
Our Lady of the Valley Catholic 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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