Knik Elementary School

  • Knik Elementary School serves 459 students in grades 3-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to the AK average of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is less than the state average of 52%.
  • Knik Elementary School operates within the Matanuska-susitna Borough School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 459 students has grown by 15% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has grown by 19% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 3-5
Total Students 459 students
Knik Elementary School Total Students (2008-2015)
Gender % Knik Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 25 teachers
Knik Elementary School Total Teachers (2008-2015)
Students by Grade Knik Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.51 is more than the state average of 0.36. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AK) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 18:1
Knik Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (2008-2015)
American Indian
24%
24%
Knik Elementary School American Indian Students (2008-2015)
Asian
4%
6%
Knik Elementary School Asian Students (2008-2015)
Hispanic
2%
7%
Knik Elementary School Black Students (2008-2015)
Black
3%
3%
Knik Elementary School Black Students (2008-2015)
White
66%
48%
Knik Elementary School White Students (2008-2015)
Hawaiian
1%
3%
Knik Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Knik Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown AK All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.51 0.36
Knik Elementary School Diversity Score (2008-2015)
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.
42%
38%
Knik Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2008-2015)
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.
7%
5%
Knik Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2008-2015)

District Comparison

  • Matanuska-susitna Borough School District's student population of 18,028 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $15,991 in this district is less than the state average of $27,880. The district revenue/student has grown by 23% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $19,837 is less than the state average of $27,459. The district spending/student has grown by 28% over four years.
School District Name Matanuska-susitna Borough School District
Number of Schools
Managed
45
4
Number of Students Managed 18,028 399
Matanuska-susitna Borough School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $284 MM $11 MM
Matanuska-susitna Borough School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $353 MM $11 MM
Matanuska-susitna Borough School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $15,991 $27,880
Matanuska-susitna Borough School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $19,837 $27,459
Matanuska-susitna Borough School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education

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