Sitka Public Schools

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(7)
High
(4)
Middle
(2)
Elementary
(3)
Pre-K
(1)
Private
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There are 7 public schools in Sitka, AK, serving 1,731 students.
Minority enrollment is 58% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is more than the Alaska state average of 49%.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the state average of 13:1.

Sitka, Alaska

  • School Location Students Grades
  • SitkaBaranof Elementary School
    305 Baranof St
    SitkaAK99835
    (907)747-5825
    240 students | Gr. PK-1
  • Sitka
    Blatchley Middle School
    601 Halibut Point Rd
    SitkaAK99835
    (907)747-8672
    286 students | Gr. 6-8
  • Sitka
    Keet Gooshi Heen Elementary School
    307 Kashevaroff
    SitkaAK99835
    (907)747-8395
    385 students | Gr. 2-5
  • Sitka
    Mt. Edgecumbe High School
    1330 Seward Ave
    SitkaAK99835
    (907)966-3200
    395 students | Gr. 9-12
  • Sitka
    Pacific High School
    Alternative School
    509 Lincoln
    SitkaAK99835
    (907)747-0525
    Alternative School
    30 students | Gr. 9-12
  • Sitka
    Sitka Correspondence
    Alternative School
    305 Baranof St
    SitkaAK99835
    (907)747-7514
    Alternative School
    46 students | Gr. KG-12
  • Sitka
    Sitka High School
    1000 Lake St
    SitkaAK99835
    (907)747-3263
    349 students | Gr. 9-12

Town Statistics

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Did You Know?
Sitka, 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 0.65, which is higher than the Alaska average of 0.37. The most diverse school in Sitka is Blatchley Middle School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Alaska or in the USA.