Seward High School

2100 Swetmann

Seward, AK 99664-0227

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

177 students

Seward High School serves 177 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 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 49%.
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 177 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 12 teachers has declined by 7% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 177 students
Seward High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 54% Male / 46%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 12 teachers
Seward High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Seward High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.50 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 15:1 13:1
Seward High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
17%
23%
Seward High School American Indian (1989-2012)
Asian
n/a
6%
Seward High School Asian (1989-2012)
Hispanic
5%
6%
Seward High School Hispanic (1990-2012)
Black
2%
4%
Seward High School Black (1991-2012)
White
68%
51%
Seward High School White (1989-2012)
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.
0.50 0.36
Seward High School Diversity Score (1989-2012)
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.
31%
34%
Seward High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2012)
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.
11%
6%
Seward High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2003-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 9,473 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
44
4
Number of Students Managed 9,473 425
Kenai Peninsula Borough   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 79% 70%
Kenai Peninsula Borough   School District Graduation Rate (1996-2009)
District Total Revenue $137 MM $9 MM
Kenai Peninsula Borough   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $133 MM $10 MM
Kenai Peninsula Borough   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $14,423 $21,927
Kenai Peninsula Borough   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $14,017 $24,242
Kenai Peninsula 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 Spring Creek School (0.4 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
  • Seward Seward Middle School
    304 Sea Lion Ave
    Seward , AK 99664
    (907)224-9000
    0.3  mi  |  83  students  |  Gr.  7-8
  • Seward Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award William H. Seward Elementary School
    606 Sea Lion Dr
    Seward , AK 99664
    (907)224-3356
    0.4  mi  |  282  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Seward Spring Creek School
    Alternative School
    606 Sea Lion Ave
    Seward , AK 99664
    (907)224-9081
    Alternative School
    0.4  mi  |  11  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Moose Pass Moose Pass School
    31810 Depot Rd
    Moose Pass , AK 99631
    (907)288-3183
    24.8  mi  |  18  students  |  Gr.  KG-8
  • Cooper Landing Cooper Landing School
    19030 Bean Creek Rd
    Cooper Landing , AK 99572
    (907)595-1244
    28.1  mi  |  10  students  |  Gr.  KG-12

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Did You Know?
Kenai Peninsula Borough, AK public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.00, which is lower than the Alaska average of 0.36. The most diverse school district in Kenai Peninsula Borough is Guam District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Alaska or national school diversity statistics.