South Anchorage High School

South Anchorage High School serves 1,454 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the AK average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is less than the state average of 50%.
South Anchorage High School operates within the Anchorage School District.
The school district's 75% graduation rate is higher than the AK state average of 70%.

Overview

The student population of 1454 students has declined by 18% over five years.
The teacher population of 69 teachers has declined by 10% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,454 students
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 69 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has decreased from 23:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.47 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 21:1 13:1
American Indian
5%
24%
Asian
7%
6%
Hispanic
8%
6%
Black
2%
4%
White
72%
50%
Two or more races
6%
8%
All Ethnic Groups
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 0.36
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.
10%
34%
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.
1%
6%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 49,221 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 75% has decreased from 93% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $13,304 is less than the state average of $21,927. The district revenue/student has grown by 41% over four years.
The district spending/student of $15,093 is less than the state average of $24,242. The district spending/student has grown by 26% over four years.
School District Name Anchorage School District
Number of Schools
Managed
98
4
Number of Students Managed 49,221 398
Graduation Rate 75% 70%
District Total Revenue $650 MM $9 MM
District Spending $737 MM $10 MM
District Revenue / Student $13,304 $21,927
District Spending / Student $15,093 $24,242
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Service High School (2.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Goldenview Middle School (1.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Huffman Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • AnchorageHuffman Elementary School
    12000 Lorraine St
    AnchorageAK 99516
    (907)742-5650
    0.7 mi | Gr. PK-6 | 375 students                      
  • AnchorageRabbit Creek Elementary School
    13650 Lake Otis Parkway
    AnchorageAK 99516
    (907)742-5700
    1 mi | Gr. PK-6 | 417 students                      
  • AnchorageBowman Elementary School
    Alternative School
    11700 Gregory Rd
    AnchorageAK 99516
    (907)742-5600
    Alternative School

    1.7 mi | Gr. PK-6 | 481 students                      
  • AnchorageGoldenview Middle School
    15800 Goldenview Dr
    AnchorageAK 99516
    (907)348-8626
    1.8 mi | Gr. 7-8 | 741 students                      
  • AnchorageO'malley Elementary School
    11100 Rockridge Dr
    AnchorageAK 99516
    (907)742-5800
    1.9 mi | Gr. PK-6 | 312 students                      

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