Ben Eielson Jr/Sr High School



Ben Eielson Jr/Sr High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ben Eielson Jr/Sr High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 66
8 52
9 62
10 64
11 54
12 48

Ben Eielson Jr/Sr High School is a public high school of the Fairbanks North Star Borough School District located in Eielson Afb, AK. It has 346 students in grades 7th through 12th. Ben Eielson Jr/Sr High School is the 41st largest public high school in Alaska and the 13,714th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 11.7 to 1.

Total Students: 346
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 11.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 29.61
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 13,714th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Alaska: 41st out of 288
Student/Teacher Rank in Alaska: 134th out of 287
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alaska: 26th out of 287

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Ben Eielson Jr/Sr High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 195
(56%)
2,831
(52%)
 Female 151
(44%)
2,610
(48%)

Ben Eielson Jr/Sr High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 235
(68%)
3,254
(60%)
 Two or More 33
(10%)
676
(12%)
 Hispanic 27
(8%)
438
(8%)
 Black 23
(7%)
276
(5%)
 Asian 16
(5%)
156
(3%)
 American Indian 6
(2%)
580
(11%)
 Pacific Islander 6
(2%)
61
(1%)

Ben Eielson Jr/Sr High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 254
(73%)
3,803
(70%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 66
(19%)
1,322
(24%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 26
(8%)
316
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Ben Eielson Jr/Sr High School is ranked 94th out of 208 ranked schools in Alaska, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Ben Eielson Jr/Sr High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (26.6%) is lower than the state average of 51.6%. 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.

Ben Eielson Jr/Sr High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 576
2006 608
2007 553
2008 514
2009 473
2010 475
2011 437
2012 415
2013 398
2014 355
2015 346

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.2
2006 17.4
2007 14.7
2008 14.6
2009 13.6
2010 13.8
2011 13.1
2012 12.5
2013 13.3
2014 12.2
2015 11.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.17534722222222
2006 0.17269736842105
2007 0.1627486437613
2008 0.13618677042802
2009 0.12896405919662
2010 0.18736842105263
2011 0.19679633867277
2012 0.27710843373494
2013 0.24371859296482
2014 0.25633802816901
2015 0.26589595375723

Compare Ben Eielson Jr/Sr High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,170.0% 11.7:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,762.4% 17.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 26.6%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 51.6%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Ben Eielson Jr/Sr High School
Eielson Afb, AK
Public 07 - 12 346 11.7:1  
North Pole High School
North Pole, AK
Public 09 - 12 725 18.4:1 11 miles
Star of the North Secondary School
North Pole, AK
Public 07 - 12 191 16.1:1 11 miles
North Pole Christian School
North Pole, AK
Private PK - 12 134 11:1 12 miles
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