Colony High School serves 1,147 students in grades 9-12.
Colony High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alaska for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 29% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 38% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 44%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the Alaska state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Hispanic and American Indian), which is lower than the Alaska state average of 53% (majority American Indian).
- Grades: 9-12
- Enrollment: 1,147 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
- Minority Enrollment: 33%
- Graduation Rate: 97% (Top 1% in AK)
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50%
- Math Proficiency: 29% (Btm 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 38% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AK Dept. of Education
Colony High School's student population of 1,147 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 52 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
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Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Colony High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 443 schools in Alaska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Colony High School is 0.53, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
State Level (AK)
Overall Testing Rank
#256 out of 443 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AK Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Colony High School's ranking?
Colony High School is ranked #256 out of 443 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Alaska.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
29% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% AK state average), while 38% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 44% AK state average).
What is the graduation rate of Colony High School?
The graduation rate of Colony High School is 97%, which is higher than the Alaska state average of 77%.
How many students attend Colony High School?
1,147 students attend Colony High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
67% of Colony High School students are White, 12% of students are Two or more races, 9% of students are American Indian, 9% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Colony High School?
Colony High School has a student ration of 22:1, which is higher than the Alaska state average of 14:1.
What grades does Colony High School offer ?
Colony High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Colony High School part of?
Colony High School is part of Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District.
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