Burchell High School



Burchell High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Burchell High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 17
10 29
11 39
12 90

Burchell High School is a public high school of the Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District located in Wasilla, AK. It has 175 students in grades 9th through 12th. Burchell High School is the 86th largest public high school in Alaska and the 17,809th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 20.9 to 1.

Total Students: 175
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 20.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 8.38

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Burchell High School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 95
(54%)
3,092
(47%)
 Male 80
(46%)
3,485
(53%)

Burchell High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 106
(61%)
4,932
(75%)
 American Indian 55
(31%)
1,053
(16%)
 Hispanic 6
(3%)
211
(3%)
 Black 3
(2%)
117
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 3
(2%)
79
(1%)
 Asian 1
(1%)
180
(3%)
 Two or More 1
(1%)
5
(0%)

Burchell High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 128
(73%)
1,380
(21%)
 Not Eligible 44
(25%)
4,975
(76%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 3
(2%)
222
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Burchell High School is ranked 58th out of 0 ranked schools in Alaska, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Burchell High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (74.9%) is significantly higher than the state average of 46.9%. 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.

Burchell High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 238
2006 256
2007 215
2008 215
2009 237
2010 271
2011 258
2012 175

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.3
2006 20.5
2007 19.5
2008 18.7
2009 16.9
2010 15.5
2011 13.7
2012 20.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.73949579831933
2006 0.55859375
2007 0.67906976744186
2008 0.62790697674419
2009 0.63291139240506
2010 0.70110701107011
2011 0.67441860465116
2012 0.74857142857143

Compare Burchell High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,714.5% 17.1:1
 
2,090.0% 20.9:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 46.9%
 
This School 74.9%
 

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