Wasilla High School



Wasilla High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Wasilla 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
9 297
10 264
11 286
12 225

Wasilla High School is a public high school of the Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District located in Wasilla, AK. It has 1,072 students in grades 9th through 12th. Wasilla High School is the 12th largest public high school in Alaska and the 5,509th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 21.4 to 1.

Total Students: 1,072
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 21.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 50.01
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 5,509th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Alaska: 12th out of 288
Student/Teacher Rank in Alaska: 250th out of 287
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alaska: 11th out of 287

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Wasilla High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 592
(55%)
3,944
(53%)
 Female 480
(45%)
3,498
(47%)

Wasilla High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 733
(68%)
5,389
(72%)
 American Indian 183
(17%)
1,087
(15%)
 Hispanic 42
(4%)
233
(3%)
 Two or More 41
(4%)
309
(4%)
 Asian 37
(3%)
195
(3%)
 Black 25
(2%)
135
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 11
(1%)
94
(1%)

Wasilla High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 705
(66%)
5,472
(74%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 315
(29%)
1,714
(23%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 52
(5%)
256
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Wasilla High School is ranked 8th out of 208 ranked schools in Alaska, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Wasilla High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (34.2%) 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.

Wasilla High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1284
2006 1383
2007 1186
2008 1263
2009 1287
2010 1242
2011 1287
2012 1241
2013 1215
2014 1199
2015 1072

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.2
2006 18.4
2007 17.6
2008 18.9
2009 19.9
2010 18.2
2011 19.6
2012 26.3
2013 20.5
2014 21.1
2015 21.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.27414330218069
2006 0.25596529284165
2007 0.27065767284992
2008 0.2541567695962
2009 0.3030303030303
2010 0.31320450885668
2011 0.31701631701632
2012 0.34568896051571
2013 0.3358024691358
2014 0.35029190992494
2015 0.34235074626866

Compare Wasilla High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,762.4% 17.6:1
 
2,140.0% 21.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 34.2%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 51.6%
 

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Public 09 - 12 1,072 21.4:1  
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