Seward High School

2100 Swetmann

Seward, AK 99664-0227

Tel: (907)224-3351
Grades: 9-12

183 students

Seward High School serves 183 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the AK average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is less than the state average of 50%.
Seward High School operates within the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District.
The school district's 79% graduation rate is higher than the AK state average of 70%.

Overview

The student population of 183 students has grown by 8% over five years.
The teacher population of 11 teachers has declined by 15% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 183 students
Seward High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 54% Male / 46%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 11 teachers
Seward High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Seward High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 13:1 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 16:1 13:1
Seward High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
American Indian
14%
24%
Seward High School American Indian (1989-2013)
Asian
2%
6%
Seward High School Asian (1989-2013)
Hispanic
6%
6%
Seward High School Hispanic (1990-2013)
Black
1%
4%
Seward High School Black (1991-2013)
White
68%
50%
Seward High School White (1989-2013)
Two or more races
9%
8%
Seward High School Two or more races (2010-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Seward High School Sch Ethnicity Seward High 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.
0.51 0.36
Seward High School Diversity Score (1989-2013)
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.
25%
34%
Seward High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2013)
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.
22%
6%
Seward High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2003-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 9,426 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 79% has decreased from 96% over five years.
School District Name Kenai Peninsula Borough School District
Number of Schools
Managed
43
4
Number of Students Managed 9,426 414
Kenai Peninsula Borough   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 79% 70%
Kenai Peninsula Borough   School District Graduation Rate (1996-2009)
District Total Revenue $137 MM n/a
District Spending $133 MM n/a
Kenai Peninsula Borough   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $14,423 $0
Kenai Peninsula Borough   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $14,017 $0
Kenai Peninsula Borough   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
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 Cooper Landing School (28.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Seward Middle School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is William H. Seward Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • SewardSeward Middle School
    304 Sea Lion Ave
    SewardAK 99664
    (907)224-9000
    0.3 mi | 82 students | Gr. 7-8                      
  • SewardHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award William H. Seward Elementary School
    606 Sea Lion Dr
    SewardAK 99664
    (907)224-3356
    0.4 mi | 334 students | Gr. PK-6                      
  • Moose PassMoose Pass School
    31810 Depot Rd
    Moose PassAK 99631
    (907)288-3183
    24.8 mi | 17 students | Gr. KG-8                      
  • Cooper LandingCooper Landing School
    19030 Bean Creek Rd
    Cooper LandingAK 99572
    (907)595-1244
    28.1 mi | 12 students | Gr. KG-12                      
  • CordovaChenega Bay School
    Main St
    CordovaAK 99574
    (907)573-5123
    44.7 mi | 12 students | Gr. PK-12                      

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