Knik Elementary School

6350 West Hollywood,

Wasilla, AK, 99654-9965

Tel: (907)352-0300
Grades: 3-5

398 students

Knik Elementary School serves 398 students in grades 3-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the AK average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is less than the state average of 49%.
Knik Elementary School operates within the Matanuska-susitna Borough School District.

Overview

The student population of 398 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has declined by 19% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 3-5
Total Students 398 students
Knik Elementary School Total Students (2008-2012)
Gender % 56% Male / 44%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 21 teachers
Knik Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (2008-2012)
Students by Grade Knik Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.47 is less than the state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AK) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1 13:1
Knik Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (2008-2012)
American Indian
17%
23%
Knik Elementary School American Indian (2008-2012)
Asian
3%
6%
Knik Elementary School Asian (2008-2012)
Hispanic
3%
6%
Knik Elementary School Hispanic (2008-2012)
Black
3%
4%
Knik Elementary School Black (2008-2012)
White
71%
51%
Knik Elementary School White (2008-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Knik Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Knik Elementary School Sta Ethnicity
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.47 0.68
Knik Elementary School Diversity Score (2008-2012)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
40%
34%
Knik Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2008-2012)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
9%
6%
Knik Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2008-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 17,721 students has grown by 7% over five years.
School District Name Matanuska-susitna Borough School District
Number of Schools
Managed
44
4
Number of Students Managed 17,721 395
Matanuska-susitna Borough   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $214 MM $9 MM
Matanuska-susitna Borough   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $255 MM $10 MM
Matanuska-susitna Borough   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $12,974 $21,927
Matanuska-susitna Borough   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $15,467 $24,242
Matanuska-susitna Borough   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Mat-su Day School (0.7 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Mat-su Day School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Larson Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Wasilla Larson Elementary School
    2722 East Seldon Rd
    Wasilla , AK , 99654
    (907)352-2300
    0.6  mi  |  396  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Wasilla Mat-su Day School
    Special Education School
    3901 East Bogard Rd
    Wasilla , AK , 99654
    (907)376-0459
    Special Education School
    0.7  mi  |  57  students  |  Gr.  KG-12
  • Wasilla Mat-su Career & Technical Ed High School
    Vocational School
    2472 North Seward Meridian Par
    Wasilla , AK , 99654
    (907)352-0400
    Vocational School
    0.8  mi  |  425  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Wasilla Teeland Middle School
    2788 North Seward Meridian Par
    Wasilla , AK , 99654
    (907)352-7500
    0.8  mi  |  679  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Wasilla Cottonwood Creek Elementary School
    800 North Seward Meridian
    Wasilla , AK , 99654
    (907)864-2100
    1.4  mi  |  379  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

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