Ketchikan Gateway Borough School District

2610 Fourth Ave
Ketchikan, AK 99901-6278
(District boundaries shown in map)
7/
10
Top 50%

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 10%)
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 3 public high schools serving 731 students in Ketchikan Gateway Borough School District. This district's average high testing ranking is 6/10, which is in the top 50% of public high schools in Alaska.
Public High Schools in Ketchikan Gateway Borough School District have an average math proficiency score of 39% (versus the Alaska public high school average of 26%), and reading proficiency score of 43% (versus the 31% statewide average).
Public High School in Ketchikan Gateway Borough School District have a Graduation Rate of 86%, which is more than the Alaska average of 76%.
The school with highest graduation rate is Ketchikan High School, with 90-94% graduation rate. Read more about public school graduation rate statistics in Alaska or national school graduation rate statistics.
Minority enrollment is 48% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is less than the Alaska public high school average of 53% (majority American Indian).

Overview

2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
This State (AK)
# Schools
9 Schools
290 Schools
# Students
2,156 Students
66,485 Students
# Teachers
159 Teachers
3,203 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1

District Rank

Ketchikan Gateway Borough School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 52 school districts in Alaska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-2021 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 80-84% has increased from 75-79% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (AK)
#19 out of 52 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Ketchikan Gateway Borough   School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
39%
36%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Ketchikan Gateway 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 2020-21 school year data.
44%
44%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Ketchikan Gateway 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 2020-21 school year data.
80-84%
77%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Ketchikan Gateway Borough   School District and public school graduation rate of AK by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.65
0.69
# American Indian Students
678 Students
19,479 Students
% American Indian Students
31%
29%
# Asian Students
201 Students
2,663 Students
% Asian Students
9%
4%
# Hispanic Students
33 Students
3,696 Students
% Hispanic Students
2%
6%
# Black Students
17 Students
1,270 Students
% Black Students
1%
2%
# White Students
1,076 Students
31,134 Students
% White Students
50%
47%
# Hawaiian Students
26 Students
1,466 Students
% Hawaiian Students
1%
2%
# Two or more races Students
125 Students
6,777 Students
% of Two or more races Students
6%
10%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
38
1,250
# Students in K Grade:
154
2,598
# Students in 1st Grade:
152
2,731
# Students in 2nd Grade:
173
2,833
# Students in 3rd Grade:
147
2,781
# Students in 4th Grade:
170
2,864
# Students in 5th Grade:
178
2,880
# Students in 6th Grade:
176
3,192
# Students in 7th Grade:
163
3,545
# Students in 8th Grade:
176
3,537
# Students in 9th Grade:
166
10,045
# Students in 10th Grade:
144
9,450
# Students in 11th Grade:
151
9,416
# Students in 12th Grade:
168
9,363
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $22,937 is higher than the state median of $20,243. The school district revenue/student has grown by 8% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $22,586 is higher than the state median of $21,325. The school district spending/student has grown by 11% over four school years.
This School District
This State (AK)
Total Revenue
$50 MM
$2,630 MM
This chart display total revenue of Ketchikan Gateway Borough   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in AK by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$49 MM
$2,771 MM
This chart display total spending of Ketchikan Gateway Borough   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in AK by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$22,937
$20,243
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Ketchikan Gateway Borough   School District and average revenue per public school student of all school districts in AK by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$22,586
$21,325
This chart display average spending per public school student in Ketchikan Gateway Borough   School District and average spending per public school student of all school districts in AK by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Ketchikan Gateway Borough School District Public High Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Fast Track
(Math: <50% | Reading: ≥50%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2610 4th Avenue
Ketchikan, AK 99901
(907) 225-2127
Grades: K-12
| 97 students
Rank: #22.
Ketchikan High School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2610 4th Ave
Ketchikan, AK 99901
(907) 225-9815
Grades: 9-12
| 530 students
Rank: #33.
Revilla Jr/sr High School
Alternative School
(Math: 20-29% | Reading: 40-49%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
3131 Baranof Ave
Ketchikan, AK 99901
(907) 225-6681
Grades: 7-12
| 104 students

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 9 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 2,156 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 50%
  • : 80-84% (Top 10% in AK)
  • : Top 50%
  • : 39% (Top 30%)
  • : 44% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AK Dept. of Education

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