Benson Secondary/S.e.a.r.C.h.



Benson Secondary/S.e.a.r.C.h. Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Benson Secondary/S.e.a.r.C.h. Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 1
8 1
9 7
10 27
11 71
12 159

Benson Secondary/S.e.a.r.C.h. is a public high school of the Anchorage School District located in Anchorage, AK. It has 266 students in grades 7th through 12th. Benson Secondary/S.e.a.r.C.h. is the 52nd largest public high school in Alaska and the 15,534th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 17.9 to 1.

Total Students: 266
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 14.86
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 15,534th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Alaska: 52nd out of 288
Student/Teacher Rank in Alaska: 228th out of 287
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alaska: 61st out of 287

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Benson Secondary/S.e.a.r.C.h. Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 152
(57%)
10,041
(52%)
 Female 114
(43%)
9,245
(48%)

Benson Secondary/S.e.a.r.C.h. Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 68
(26%)
8,669
(45%)
 American Indian 54
(20%)
1,709
(9%)
 Two or More 36
(14%)
2,567
(13%)
 Hispanic 32
(12%)
2,094
(11%)
 Black 31
(12%)
1,118
(6%)
 Pacific Islander 28
(11%)
941
(5%)
 Asian 17
(6%)
2,188
(11%)

Benson Secondary/S.e.a.r.C.h. Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 266
(100%)
6,262
(32%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
541
(3%)
 Not Eligible 0
(0%)
12,483
(65%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Benson Secondary/S.e.a.r.C.h. is ranked 16th out of 208 ranked schools in Alaska, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Benson Secondary/S.e.a.r.C.h. students on free and reduced lunch assistance (100.0%) is significantly higher than the state average of 51.6%. This may indicate that the area has a higher 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.

Benson Secondary/S.e.a.r.C.h. Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 308
2006 259
2007 208
2008 248
2009 204
2010 259
2011 274
2012 282
2013 255
2014 251
2015 266

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 20.5
2006 14.8
2007 12.5
2008 14.6
2009 11.4
2010 15.3
2011 15.4
2012 17.7
2013 16.8
2014 18
2015 17.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.30194805194805
2006 0.35907335907336
2007 0.52403846153846
2008 0.35483870967742
2009 0.43627450980392
2010 0.52123552123552
2011 0.50729927007299
2012 0.58156028368794
2013 0.73333333333333
2014 0.41434262948207
2015 1

Compare Benson Secondary/S.e.a.r.C.h. to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,762.4% 17.6:1
 
1,790.0% 17.9:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 51.6%
 
This School 100.0%
 

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