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School District

District Name
Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District
Operated By
Borough
Total Number of Schools
45
Total Number of Teachers
987
Total Number of Students
18,037
Student/Teacher Ratio
19.63
Dropout Rate (7-12 Grade)
3.50 %
Percent Native Students
14.00 %
Percent Eligible for Free or
Reduced Price Lunch
38.98 %

Schools located in Buffalo Soapstone

School Name Grades Taught Number of Students Number of Teachers Students Eligible for Free and Reduced Price Lunch (%)
Palmer High School 9 thru 12 765 42 30
Palmer Middle School 6 thru 8 590 32 39
Sherrod Elementary 3 thru 5 454 24 39
Swanson Elementary PK thru 2 434 26 44