Bettye Davis East Anchorage High School

4025 E Northern Lights Blvd
Anchorage, AK 99508
(School attendance zone shown in map)
4/
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Bottom 50%
Serving 1,758 students in grades 9-12, Bettye Davis East Anchorage High School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alaska for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 16% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 23%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 29% (which is equal to the Alaska state average of 29%).
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Alaska state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 84% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is higher than the Alaska state average of 53% (majority American Indian and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,758 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 84%
  • : 79% (Top 30% in AK)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 16% (Btm 50%)
  • : 29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AK Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Bettye Davis East Anchorage High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Alaska for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Bettye Davis East Anchorage High School's student population of 1,758 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 91 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
1,758 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
91 teachers
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School Rankings

Bettye Davis East Anchorage High School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 459 schools in Alaska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Bettye Davis East Anchorage High School is 0.86, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.71. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (AK)
#301 out of 459 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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16%
23%
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29%
29%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
14:1
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American Indian
11%
22%
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Asian
19%
5%
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Hispanic
14%
8%
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Black
9%
2%
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White
16%
47%
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Hawaiian
15%
3%
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Two or more races
16%
13%
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0.86
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79%
78%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
93%
39%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
7%
6%
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School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AK Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Bettye Davis East Anchorage High School's ranking?
Bettye Davis East Anchorage High School is ranked #301 out of 459 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Alaska.
What schools are Bettye Davis East Anchorage High School often compared to?
Bettye Davis East Anchorage High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Bartlett High School, West High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
16% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 23% AK state average), while 29% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 29% AK state average).
What is the graduation rate of Bettye Davis East Anchorage High School?
The graduation rate of Bettye Davis East Anchorage High School is 79%, which is higher than the Alaska state average of 78%.
How many students attend Bettye Davis East Anchorage High School?
1,758 students attend Bettye Davis East Anchorage High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
19% of Bettye Davis East Anchorage High School students are Asian, 16% of students are White, 16% of students are Two or more races, 15% of students are Hawaiian, 14% of students are Hispanic, 11% of students are American Indian, and 9% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Bettye Davis East Anchorage High School?
Bettye Davis East Anchorage High School has a student ration of 19:1, which is higher than the Alaska state average of 14:1.
What grades does Bettye Davis East Anchorage High School offer ?
Bettye Davis East Anchorage High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Bettye Davis East Anchorage High School part of?
Bettye Davis East Anchorage High School is part of Anchorage School District.
In what neighborhood is Bettye Davis East Anchorage High School located?
Bettye Davis East Anchorage High School is located in the Russian Jack Park neighborhood of Anchorage, AK. There are 3 other public schools located in Russian Jack Park.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,758 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 84%
  • : 79% (Top 30%)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 16% (Btm 50%)
  • : 29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AK Dept. of Education

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