Shishmaref School



Shishmaref School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Shishmaref School Students by Grade
PK 6
K 22
1 11
2 18
3 14
4 17
5 15
6 21
7 8
8 16
9 14
10 13
11 6
12 11

Shishmaref School is a public high school of the Bering Strait School District located in Shishmaref, AK. It has 192 students in grades Pre-Kindergarten through 12th. Shishmaref School is the 75th largest public high school in Alaska and the 17,487th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 12.0 to 1.

Total Students: 192
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12:1
Full Time Teachers: 16
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 17,487th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Alaska: 75th out of 288
Student/Teacher Rank in Alaska: 138th out of 287
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alaska: 53rd out of 287

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Shishmaref School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 108
(56%)
1,013
(53%)
 Female 84
(44%)
882
(47%)

Shishmaref School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 American Indian 187
(97%)
1,869
(99%)
 White 5
(3%)
22
(1%)
 Black 0
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Hispanic 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
2
(0%)

Shishmaref School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 166
(86%)
1,395
(74%)
 Not Eligible 23
(12%)
417
(22%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 3
(2%)
83
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Shishmaref School is ranked 45th out of 208 ranked schools in Alaska, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Shishmaref School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (88.0%) 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.

Shishmaref School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 172
2006 175
2007 175
2008 173
2009 180
2010 202
2011 192
2012 191
2013 229
2014 202
2015 192

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 11.5
2006 11.4
2007 10.7
2008 10.4
2009 11
2010 11.6
2011 11
2012 11.8
2013 12.6
2014 12.4
2015 12

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.84302325581395
2006 0.82857142857143
2007 0.98285714285714
2008 0.98265895953757
2009 0.98333333333333
2010 0.96534653465347
2011 0.984375
2012 0.93717277486911
2013 0.74672489082969
2014 0.93564356435644
2015 0.88020833333333

Compare Shishmaref School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,200.0% 12.0:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,762.4% 17.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 51.6%
 
This School 88.0%
 

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