Goose Bay Elementary



Goose Bay Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Goose Bay Elementary Students by Grade
PK 31
K 158
1 160
2 140
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 489 students in grades 1st through 12th. Goose Bay Elementary is the 23rd largest public school in Alaska and the 22,543rd largest nationally. It has 27.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 489
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 27.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 18
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 22,543rd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Alaska: 23rd out of 383
Student/Teacher Rank in Alaska: 348th out of 381
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alaska: 108th out of 381

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Goose Bay Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 245
(50%)
6,767
(52%)
 Female 244
(50%)
6,238
(48%)

Goose Bay Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 323
(66%)
9,549
(73%)
 American Indian 100
(20%)
2,234
(17%)
 Hispanic 22
(4%)
409
(3%)
 Asian 20
(4%)
332
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 12
(2%)
162
(1%)
 Black 12
(2%)
314
(2%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
5
(0%)

Goose Bay Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 272
(56%)
8,698
(67%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 182
(37%)
3,704
(28%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 35
(7%)
603
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 307 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 (44.4%) is slightly lower than the state average of 51.0%. 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

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

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

Compare Goose Bay Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,626.9% 16.3:1
 
2,720.0% 27.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 44.4%
 
State Average 51.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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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 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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