Kenai Peninsula Borough School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 42 public schools serving 7,962 students in Kenai Peninsula Borough School District. This district's average testing ranking is 8/10, which is in the top 30% of public schools in Alaska.
Public Schools in Kenai Peninsula Borough School District have an average math proficiency score of 42% (versus the Alaska public school average of 36%), and reading proficiency score of 49% (versus the 40% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Kenai Peninsula Borough School District are Aurora Borealis Charter School, Homer Middle School and Mcneil Canyon Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Kenai Peninsula Borough School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Alaska.
Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is less than the Alaska public school average of 53% (majority American Indian).

Top Rankings

Kenai Peninsula Borough School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Alaska for:

Category
Attribute
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 20%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Kenai Peninsula Borough School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (AK)
# Schools
42 Schools
503 Schools
# Students
7,962 Students
129,872 Students
# Teachers
551 Teachers
7,567 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1

District Rank

Kenai Peninsula Borough School District, which is ranked within the top 30% of all 54 school districts in Alaska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 88% has increased from 81% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (AK)
Overall District Rank
#16 out of 54 school districts
(Top 30%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Kenai Peninsula Borough   School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
39%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Kenai Peninsula Borough   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of AK by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
42%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Kenai Peninsula Borough   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of AK by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
88%
79%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Kenai Peninsula Borough   School District and public school graduation rate of AK by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.45
0.71
# American Indian Students
623 Students
28,563 Students
% American Indian Students
8%
22%
# Asian Students
80 Students
6,999 Students
% Asian Students
1%
5%
# Hispanic Students
346 Students
9,469 Students
% Hispanic Students
4%
7%
# Black Students
39 Students
3,199 Students
% Black Students
1%
3%
# White Students
5,804 Students
61,086 Students
% White Students
73%
47%
# Hawaiian Students
27 Students
3,950 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
3%
# Two or more races Students
1,043 Students
16,606 Students
% of Two or more races Students
13%
13%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
183
3,509
# Students in K Grade:
584
9,373
# Students in 1st Grade:
552
9,876
# Students in 2nd Grade:
544
9,791
# Students in 3rd Grade:
594
9,853
# Students in 4th Grade:
567
9,891
# Students in 5th Grade:
608
9,881
# Students in 6th Grade:
664
10,096
# Students in 7th Grade:
588
10,044
# Students in 8th Grade:
639
9,787
# Students in 9th Grade:
655
9,776
# Students in 10th Grade:
595
9,412
# Students in 11th Grade:
579
9,161
# Students in 12th Grade:
610
9,422
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $20,039 in this school district is less than the state median of $27,496. The school district revenue/student has grown by 12% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $19,996 is less than the state median of $27,185. The school district spending/student has grown by 12% over four school years.
This School District
This State (AK)
Total Revenue
$160 MM
$11 MM
This chart display total revenue of Kenai Peninsula Borough   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in AK by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending
$159 MM
$11 MM
This chart display total spending of Kenai Peninsula Borough   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in AK by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$20,039
$27,496
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Kenai Peninsula Borough   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in AK by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$19,996
$27,185
This chart display average spending per public school student in Kenai Peninsula Borough   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in AK by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Best Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Aurora Borealis Charter School
Charter School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
705 Frontage Rd Ste A
Kenai, AK 99611
(907) 283-0292
Grades: K-8
| 174 students
Rank: #2 - 42. - 4.
Homer Middle School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
(1)
500 Sterling Hwy
Homer, AK 99603
(907) 235-5700
Grades: 7-8
| 136 students
Rank: #2 - 42. - 4.
Mcneil Canyon Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
52188 East End Rd
Homer, AK 99603
(907) 235-8181
Grades: K-6
| 96 students
Rank: #2 - 42. - 4.
Soldotna Montessori Charter School
Charter School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
158 E Park Ave
Soldotna, AK 99669
(907) 260-9221
Grades: K-6
| 155 students
Rank: #55.
Tustumena Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
58231 Sterling Hwy
Kasilof, AK 99610
(907) 260-1345
Grades: PK-6
| 112 students
Rank: #66.
Fireweed Academy
Charter School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
995 Soundview Ave
Homer, AK 99603
(907) 235-9728
Grades: K-6
| 85 students
Rank: #77.
West Homer Elementary School
Math: 56% | Reading: 61%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
995 Soundview Ave Ste 1
Homer, AK 99603
(907) 235-5750
Grades: 3-6
| 170 students
Rank: #88.
Redoubt Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
486 W Redoubt Ave
Soldotna, AK 99669
(907) 260-4300
Grades: PK-6
| 244 students
Rank: #99.
Seward High School
Math: 50-59% | Reading: 50-59%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2100 Swetmann
Seward, AK 99664
(907) 224-9040
Grades: 9-12
| 145 students
Rank: #1010.
Homer High School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
600 E Fairview Ave
Homer, AK 99603
(907) 235-4600
Grades: 9-12
| 360 students
Rank: #11 - 1211. - 12.
Cooper Landing School
Math: ≥50% | Reading: ≥50%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
19030 Bean Creek Rd
Cooper Landing, AK 99572
(907) 595-1244
Grades: K-12
| 11 students
Rank: #11 - 1211. - 12.
Susan B English School
Math: ≥50% | Reading: ≥50%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
365 Winifred Ave
Seldovia, AK 99663
(907) 234-7616
Grades: PK-12
| 45 students
Rank: #13 - 1613. - 16.
Homer Flex School
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
4122 Ben Walters Ln
Homer, AK 99603
(907) 235-5558
Grades: 9-12
| 23 students
Rank: #13 - 1613. - 16.
Hope School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
64782 Nearhouse Ln
Hope, AK 99605
(907) 782-3202
Grades: PK-12
| 27 students
Rank: #13 - 1613. - 16.
Moose Pass School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
(1)
33752 Depot Rd
Moose Pass, AK 99631
(907) 288-3183
Grades: K-8
| 18 students
Rank: #13 - 1613. - 16.
Tebughna School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
46400 D St
Tyonek, AK 99682
(907) 583-2291
Grades: PK-12
| 23 students
Rank: #1717.
William H. Seward Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
606 Sea Lion Dr
Seward, AK 99664
(907) 224-3356
Grades: PK-5
| 214 students
Rank: #18 - 1918. - 19.
Chapman School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
(1)
73286 School Ave
Anchor Point, AK 99556
(907) 235-8671
Grades: PK-8
| 126 students
Rank: #18 - 1918. - 19.
Ninilchik School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
15735 Sterling Hwy
Ninilchik, AK 99639
(907) 714-0300
Grades: PK-12
| 89 students
Rank: #2020.
Kenai Central High School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
(1)
9583 Kenai Spur Hwy
Kenai, AK 99611
(907) 283-2100
Grades: 9-12
| 371 students
Rank: #2121.
River City Academy
Math: 30-39% | Reading: 50-59%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
426 West Redoubt
Soldotna, AK 99669
(907) 714-6400
Grades: 7-12
| 103 students
Rank: #2222.
Connections
Math: 29% | Reading: 54%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
143 E. Park Avenue
Soldotna, AK 99669
(907) 714-8880
Grades: K-12
| 1,739 students
Rank: #2323.
Kalifornsky Beach Elementary School
Math: 45% | Reading: 43%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1049 E Poppy Lane
Soldotna, AK 99669
(907) 260-1300
Grades: PK-6
| 279 students
Rank: #2424.
Kenai Middle School
Math: 39% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
201 Tinker Ln
Kenai, AK 99611
(907) 283-1700
Grades: 6-8
| 339 students
Rank: #2525.
Kaleidoscope School Of Arts & Science
Charter School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
549 N Forest Dr
Kenai, AK 99611
(907) 283-0804
Grades: K-5
| 214 students
Rank: #2626.
Nikiski North Star Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
45600 Holt Lamplight Rd
Kenai, AK 99611
(907) 776-2600
Grades: PK-5
| 198 students
Rank: #2727.
Soldotna Elementary School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
162 E Park Ave
Soldotna, AK 99669
(907) 260-5100
Grades: PK-6
| 210 students
Rank: #2828.
Mt. View Elementary School
Math: 44% | Reading: 33%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
315 Swires Rd
Kenai, AK 99611
(907) 283-8600
Grades: PK-5
| 303 students
Rank: #2929.
Sterling Elementary School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
35096 Sterling Hwy
Sterling, AK 99672
(907) 262-4944
Grades: PK-6
| 137 students
Rank: #3030.
Skyview Middle School
Math: 30% | Reading: 44%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
46188 Sterling Hwy
Soldotna, AK 99669
(907) 260-2500
Grades: 7-8
| 291 students
Rank: #3131.
Seward Middle School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
304 Sea Lion Ave
Seward, AK 99664
(907) 224-9000
Grades: 6-8
| 112 students
Rank: #3232.
Nikolaevsk School
Math: 30-39% | Reading: 30-39%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
65524 Nikolaevsk
Anchor Point, AK 99556
(907) 235-8972
Grades: PK-12
| 21 students
Rank: #3333.
Nikiski Middle/senior High School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
52275 Education Dr
Nikiski, AK 99635
(907) 776-9400
Grades: 6-12
| 261 students
Rank: #34 - 3534. - 35.
Kachemak Selo School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
44032 Milton Rd
Homer, AK 99603
(907) 235-5552
Grades: PK-12
| 29 students
Rank: #34 - 3534. - 35.
Port Graham School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
63693 Graham Rd
Homer, AK 99603
(907) 284-2210
Grades: PK-12
| 31 students
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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Kenai Peninsula Borough School District
  • 148 N Binkley St, Soldotna, AK, 99669
  • (907) 714-8888
  • kpbsd.k12.ak.us
  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 7,962 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 27%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 88% (Top 20% in AK)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 41% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 47% (Top 30%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.45

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