Goose Bay Elementary



Goose Bay Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Goose Bay Elementary Students by Grade
PK 50
K 175
1 156
2 137
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Goose Bay Elementary is a public elementary school located in Wasilla, AK in the Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District. It enrolls 518 students in grades 1st through 12th. Goose Bay Elementary is the 15th largest public school in Alaska and the 20,243rd largest nationally. It has 18.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 518
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 28
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 20,243rd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Alaska: 15th out of 381
Student/Teacher Rank in Alaska: 325th out of 380
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alaska: 30th out of 380

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Goose Bay Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 273
(53%)
7,479
(53%)
 Female 245
(47%)
6,728
(47%)

Goose Bay Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 370
(71%)
10,307
(73%)
 American Indian 87
(17%)
2,100
(15%)
 Two or More 26
(5%)
748
(5%)
 Pacific Islander 12
(2%)
181
(1%)
 Asian 11
(2%)
276
(2%)
 Hispanic 7
(1%)
357
(3%)
 Black 5
(1%)
238
(2%)

Goose Bay Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 294
(57%)
9,368
(66%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 181
(35%)
4,123
(29%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 43
(8%)
716
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 302 ranked schools in Alaska, Goose Bay Elementary is ranked 38th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Goose Bay Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (43.2%) 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.

Goose Bay Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 532
2006 606
2007 378
2008 427
2009 448
2010 477
2011 480
2012 489
2013 534
2014 512
2015 518

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.1
2006 17
2007 14.5
2008 15.2
2009 16
2010 17.7
2011 18.5
2012 27.2
2013 20.6
2014 20.5
2015 18.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.48684210526316
2006 0.503300330033
2007 0.45238095238095
2008 0.40515222482436
2009 0.44419642857143
2010 0.45702306079665
2011 0.43125
2012 0.44376278118609
2013 0.40074906367041
2014 0.412109375
2015 0.43243243243243

Compare Goose Bay Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,617.0% 16.2:1
 
1,850.0% 18.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 43.2%
 
State Average 54.4%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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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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