Fred and Sara Machetanz Elementary School



Fred and Sara Machetanz Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Fred and Sara Machetanz Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 18
K 69
1 74
2 82
3 73
4 84
5 72
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Fred and Sara Machetanz Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Wasilla, AK in the Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District. It enrolls 472 students in grades 1st through 12th. Fred and Sara Machetanz Elementary School is the 30th largest public school in Alaska and the 24,659th largest nationally. It has 18.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 472
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 26
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 24,659th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Alaska: 30th out of 381
Student/Teacher Rank in Alaska: 319th out of 380
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alaska: 56th out of 380

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Fred and Sara Machetanz Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 237
(50%)
7,479
(53%)
 Female 235
(50%)
6,728
(47%)

Fred and Sara Machetanz Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 341
(72%)
10,307
(73%)
 American Indian 56
(12%)
2,100
(15%)
 Two or More 44
(9%)
748
(5%)
 Asian 10
(2%)
276
(2%)
 Hispanic 10
(2%)
357
(3%)
 Black 7
(1%)
238
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 4
(1%)
181
(1%)

Fred and Sara Machetanz Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 380
(81%)
9,368
(66%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 65
(14%)
4,123
(29%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 27
(6%)
716
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 302 ranked schools in Alaska, Fred and Sara Machetanz Elementary School is ranked 166th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Fred and Sara Machetanz Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (19.5%) 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.

Fred and Sara Machetanz Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2009 312
2010 350
2011 459
2012 413
2013 412
2014 426
2015 472

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2009 N/A
2010 17
2011 18
2012 22.9
2013 15.8
2014 17
2015 18.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2009 0.27884615384615
2010 0.26285714285714
2011 0.22875816993464
2012 0.2227602905569
2013 0.20145631067961
2014 0.19953051643192
2015 0.19491525423729

Compare Fred and Sara Machetanz Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,617.0% 16.2:1
 
1,820.0% 18.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 19.5%
 
State Average 54.4%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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