Sitka School District

300 Kostrometinoff St
Sitka, AK 99835-0179
(District boundaries shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Overall Rank
Highest overall rank (Top 20%)
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 20%)
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 5%)
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 6 public schools serving 1,136 students in Sitka School District. This district's average testing ranking is 9/10, which is in the top 20% of public schools in Alaska.
Public Schools in Sitka School District have an average math proficiency score of 47% (versus the Alaska public school average of 33%), and reading proficiency score of 51% (versus the 40% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 50% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is less than the Alaska public school average of 53% (majority American Indian).

Overview

2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
This State (AK)
# Schools
6 Schools
500 Schools
# Students
1,136 Students
129,941 Students
# Teachers
96 Teachers
7,250 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
12:1

District Rank

Sitka School District, which is ranked within the top 20% 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 85-89% has increased from 70-74% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (AK)
Overall District Rank
#9 out of 52 school districts
(Top 20%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Sitka   School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
36%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Sitka   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.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
44%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Sitka   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.
Graduation Rate
85-89%
77%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Sitka   School District and public school graduation rate of AK by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.68
0.71
# American Indian Students
289 Students
28,154 Students
% American Indian Students
25%
22%
# Asian Students
92 Students
6,707 Students
% Asian Students
8%
5%
# Hispanic Students
58 Students
9,661 Students
% Hispanic Students
5%
8%
# Black Students
8 Students
3,074 Students
% Black Students
1%
2%
# White Students
564 Students
61,361 Students
% White Students
50%
47%
# Hawaiian Students
11 Students
3,987 Students
% Hawaiian Students
1%
3%
# Two or more races Students
114 Students
16,997 Students
% of Two or more races Students
10%
13%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
10
2,924
# Students in K Grade:
91
9,777
# Students in 1st Grade:
71
9,620
# Students in 2nd Grade:
72
9,838
# Students in 3rd Grade:
77
9,823
# Students in 4th Grade:
81
9,860
# Students in 5th Grade:
95
9,916
# Students in 6th Grade:
76
9,867
# Students in 7th Grade:
101
10,050
# Students in 8th Grade:
98
9,992
# Students in 9th Grade:
100
10,045
# Students in 10th Grade:
95
9,450
# Students in 11th Grade:
88
9,416
# Students in 12th Grade:
81
9,363
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $25,432 is higher than the state median of $20,243. The school district revenue/student has grown by 9% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $23,889 is higher than the state median of $21,325. The school district spending/student has grown by 12% over four school years.
This School District
This State (AK)
Total Revenue
$29 MM
$2,630 MM
This chart display total revenue of Sitka   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
$27 MM
$2,771 MM
This chart display total spending of Sitka   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
$25,432
$20,243
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Sitka   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in AK by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$23,889
$21,325
This chart display average spending per public school student in Sitka   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in AK by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Sitka School District Public Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Keet Gooshi Heen Elementary School
Math: 60% | Reading: 51%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
307 Kashevaroff
Sitka, AK 99835
(907) 747-8395
Grades: 2-5
| 305 students
Rank: #22.
Sitka Reach
Math: 40-59% | Reading: 60-79%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
305 Baranof St
Sitka, AK 99835
(907) 747-7514
Grades: K-12
| 51 students
Rank: #33.
Pacific High School
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
509 Lincoln
Sitka, AK 99835
(907) 747-0525
Grades: 9-12
| 41 students
Rank: #44.
Blatchley Middle School
Math: 42% | Reading: 52%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
601 Halibut Point Rd
Sitka, AK 99835
(907) 747-8672
Grades: 6-8
| 272 students
Rank: #55.
Sitka High School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1000 Lake St
Sitka, AK 99835
(907) 747-3263
Grades: 9-12
| 313 students
Rank: n/an/a
305 Baranof St
Sitka, AK 99835
(907) 747-5825
Grades: PK-1
| 154 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Sitka School District?
Sitka School District manages 6 public schools serving 1,136 students.
What is the rank of Sitka School District?
Sitka School District is ranked #9 out of 52 school districts in Alaska (top 20%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2020-2021 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of Alaska school districts for: Highest overall rank (Top 20%), Highest math proficiency (Top 20%), Highest graduation rate (Top 5%) and Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Sitka School District?
50% of Sitka School District students are White, 25% of students are American Indian, 10% of students are Two or more races, 8% of students are Asian, 5% of students are Hispanic, 1% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Sitka School District?
Sitka School District has a student/teacher ratio of 12:1, which is lower than the Alaska state average of 18:1.
What is Sitka School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $23,889 is higher than the state median of $21,325. The school district spending/student has grown by 12% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 6 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 1,136 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 50%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 85-89% (Top 5% in AK)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 46% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AK Dept. of Education

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