South Anchorage High School

South Anchorage High School serves 1,448 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the AK average of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is less than the state average of 51%.
South Anchorage High School operates within the Anchorage School District.
The school district's 78% graduation rate is higher than the AK state average of 76%.

School Overview

The student population of 1448 students has declined by 16% over five years.
The teacher population of 70 teachers has declined by 11% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,448 students
South Anchorage High School Total Students (2005-2014)
Gender % South Anchorage High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 70 teachers
South Anchorage High School Total Teachers (2005-2014)
Students by Grade South Anchorage High School Student 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 0.51 is more than the state average of 0.37. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AK) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 21:1 17:1
South Anchorage High School Student Teacher Ratio (2005-2014)
American Indian
6%
24%
South Anchorage High School American Indian Students (2005-2014)
Asian
7%
6%
South Anchorage High School Asian Students (2005-2014)
Hispanic
9%
7%
South Anchorage High School Black Students (2005-2014)
Black
1%
3%
South Anchorage High School Black Students (2005-2014)
White
69%
49%
South Anchorage High School White Students (2005-2014)
Two or more races
8%
8%
South Anchorage High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups South Anchorage High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown AK All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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 0.37
South Anchorage High School Diversity Score (2005-2014)
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.
15%
36%
South Anchorage High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2007-2014)
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.
2%
6%
South Anchorage High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2007-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 48,159 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 78% has decreased from 92% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $13,836 is less than the state average of $25,342. The district revenue/student has grown by 38% over four years.
The district spending/student of $15,225 is less than the state average of $25,523. The district spending/student has grown by 22% over four years.
School District Name Anchorage School District
Number of Schools
Managed
97
4
Number of Students Managed 48,159 405
Anchorage   School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 78% 76%
Anchorage   School District Graduation Rate (1996-2010)
District Total Revenue $686 MM $10 MM
Anchorage   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $755 MM $10 MM
Anchorage   School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $13,836 $25,342
Anchorage   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $15,225 $25,523
Anchorage   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education

Nearby Public 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
    0.7 miles | Grades: PK-6 | 364 students12000 Lorraine St
    AnchorageAK 99516
    (907)742-5650
    0.7PK-6364
  • AnchorageRabbit Creek Elementary School
    1 miles | Grades: PK-6 | 422 students13650 Lake Otis Parkway
    AnchorageAK 99516
    (907)742-5700
    1PK-6422
  • AnchorageBowman Elementary School
    Alternative School
    1.7 miles | Grades: PK-6 | 472 students11700 Gregory Rd
    AnchorageAK 99516
    (907)742-5600
    1.7PK-6472
  • AnchorageGoldenview Middle School
    1.8 miles | Grades: 7-8 | 702 students15800 Goldenview Dr
    AnchorageAK 99516
    (907)348-8626
    1.87-8702
  • AnchorageO'malley Elementary School
    1.9 miles | Grades: PK-6 | 330 students11100 Rockridge Dr
    AnchorageAK 99516
    (907)742-5800
    1.9PK-6330

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