Mat-Su Central School



Mat-Su Central School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Mat-Su Central School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 101
1 71
2 99
3 100
4 102
5 121
6 117
7 115
8 130
9 104
10 144
11 146
12 200

Mat-Su Central School is a public elementary school located in Wasilla, AK in the Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District. It enrolls 1,550 students in grades 1st through 12th. Mat-Su Central School is the 2nd largest public school in Alaska and the 157th largest nationally. It has 41.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 1,550
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 41.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 37.13
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 157th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Alaska: 2nd out of 381
Student/Teacher Rank in Alaska: 355th out of 380
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alaska: 2nd out of 380

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Mat-Su Central School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 777
(50%)
6,728
(47%)
 Male 773
(50%)
7,479
(53%)

Mat-Su Central School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,168
(75%)
10,307
(73%)
 American Indian 161
(10%)
2,100
(15%)
 Two or More 91
(6%)
748
(5%)
 Hispanic 50
(3%)
357
(3%)
 Asian 37
(2%)
276
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 24
(2%)
181
(1%)
 Black 19
(1%)
238
(2%)

Mat-Su Central School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,550
(100%)
9,368
(66%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
716
(5%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
4,123
(29%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

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.

Mat-Su Central School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1031
2006 1003
2007 1111
2008 1172
2009 1234
2010 1195
2011 1333
2012 1477
2013 1496
2014 1599
2015 1550

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 103.1
2006 100.3
2007 135.5
2008 108.5
2009 101.1
2010 88.7
2011 111.3
2012 255.5
2013 91.3
2014 83.4
2015 41.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005
2006
2007 N/A
2008 N/A
2009 N/A
2010 N/A
2011 N/A
2012 N/A
2013 N/A
2014 N/A
2015 N/A

Compare Mat-Su Central School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,617.0% 16.2:1
 
4,170.0% 41.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 0.0%
 
State Average 54.4%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Mat-Su Central School
Wasilla, AK
Public KG - 12 1,550 41.7:1  
Our Lady of the Valley Catholic School
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Private PK - 08 56 11:1 1 miles
Iditarod Elementary
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Public PK - 05 366 16.3:1 1 miles
Wasilla Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 523 16.6:1 1 miles
Wasilla Lake Christian School
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Private PK - 12 147 9:1 2 miles
Larson Elementary
Wasilla, AK
Public PK - 05 394 14.4:1 3 miles
Cottonwood Creek Elementary
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Public PK - 05 511 17.3:1 3 miles
Tanaina Elementary
Wasilla, AK
Public PK - 05 472 16.3:1 3 miles
Twindly Bridge Charter School
Wasilla, AK
Public KG - 12 391 65.5:1 3 miles
Knik Elementary School
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Public 03 - 05 496 17.7:1 3 miles
Mat-Su Day School
Wasilla, AK
Public KG - 12 78 7.2:1 4 miles
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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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