Soldotna High School

Soldotna High School serves 510 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the AK average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is less than the state average of 49%.
Soldotna 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 510 students has declined by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 510 students
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 31 teachers
Students by Grade Soldotna High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.27 is less 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 17:1 13:1
American Indian
6%
23%
Asian
2%
6%
Hispanic
2%
6%
White
85%
51%
All Ethnic Groups Soldotna High School Sch Ethnicity Soldotna 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.
0.27 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.
17%
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.
5%
6%
Soldotna High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2003-2013)

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
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: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Connections (1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Soldotna Middle School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Redoubt Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • SoldotnaSoldotna Middle School
    426 West Redoubt Ave
    SoldotnaAK 99669
    (907)260-2500
    0.5 mi | 402 students | Gr. 7-8                      
  • SoldotnaRedoubt Elementary School
    486 West Redoubt Ave
    SoldotnaAK 99669
    (907)260-4300
    0.5 mi | 389 students | Gr. PK-6                      
  • SoldotnaConnections
    Alternative School
    143 East Park Ave
    SoldotnaAK 99669
    (907)714-8880
    Alternative School

    1 mi | 790 students | Gr. KG-12                      
  • SoldotnaRiver City Academy
    Alternative School
    152 East Park Ave
    SoldotnaAK 99669
    (907)714-8945
    Alternative School

    1 mi | 73 students | Gr. 7-12                      
  • SoldotnaSoldotna Elementary School
    162 East Park Ave
    SoldotnaAK 99669
    (907)260-5100
    1 mi | 294 students | Gr. PK-6                      

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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 0.30, 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.