Barrow High School

  • Barrow High School serves 232 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 15-19% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 35%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 20-24% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Alaska state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is higher than the Alaska state average of 53%.

School Overview

  • Barrow High School's student population of 232 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 19 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students232 students
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Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Barrow High School's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Barrow High School is 0.61, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.71. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AK)
Overall School Rank--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)15-19%
35%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)20-24%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:117:1
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American Indian
59%
23%
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Asian
13%
6%
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Hispanic
1%
7%
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Black
1%
3%
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White
3%
47%
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Hawaiian
9%
3%
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Two or more races
14%
11%
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Diversity Score0.610.71
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Graduation Rate80-89%
78%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
29%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNorth Slope Borough School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Barrow Fred Ipalook Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 674 students
    0.4 miles
    2070 Ahkovak St
    Barrow, AK 99723
    (907)852-4711
    0.4 PK-5 674
  • Barrow Eben Hopson Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 256 students
    0.7 miles
    6501 Transit St
    Barrow, AK 99723
    (907)852-3880
    0.7 6-8 256
  • Barrow Kiita Learning Community Alternative School
    Grades: 9-12 | 56 students
    0.7 miles
    5246 Karluk Street
    Barrow, AK 99723
    (907)852-9677
    0.7 9-12 56
  • Atqasuk Meade River School
    Grades: PK-12 | 85 students
    58.2 miles
    4001 Kippi St
    Atqasuk, AK 99791
    (907)633-6315
    58.2 PK-12 85
  • Wainwright Alak School
    Grades: PK-12 | 167 students
    86.1 miles
    567 Main St
    Wainwright, AK 99782
    (907)763-2541
    86.1 PK-12 167

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