Dimond High School

  • Dimond High School serves 1,695 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the AK average of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 51% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 52%.
  • Dimond High School operates within the Anchorage School District.
  • Anchorage School District's 78% graduation rate is higher than the AK state average of 76%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1695 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 75 teachers has declined by 13% over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,695 students
Dimond High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Dimond High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 75 teachers
Dimond High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Dimond High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has increased from 20:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.71 is more than the state average of 0.36. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AK) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 23:1 18:1
Dimond High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
American Indian
8%
24%
Dimond High School American Indian Students (1991-2015)
Asian
12%
6%
Dimond High School Asian Students (1991-2015)
Hispanic
10%
7%
Dimond High School Black Students (1991-2015)
Black
4%
3%
Dimond High School Black Students (1991-2015)
White
49%
48%
Dimond High School White Students (1991-2015)
Hawaiian
3%
3%
Dimond High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2015)
Two or more races
14%
9%
Dimond High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Dimond High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown AK All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.71 0.36
Dimond High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
25%
38%
Dimond High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2007-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
5%
5%
Dimond High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2007-2015)

District Comparison

  • Anchorage School District's student population of 48,089 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 78% has decreased from 92% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $16,026 in this district is less than the state average of $27,880. The district revenue/student has grown by 20% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $17,029 is less than the state average of $27,459. The district spending/student has grown by 12% over four years.
School District Name Anchorage School District
Number of Schools
Managed
97
4
Number of Students Managed 48,089 399
Anchorage School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 78% 76%
Anchorage School District Graduation Rate (1996-2010)
District Total Revenue $772 MM $11 MM
Anchorage School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $820 MM $11 MM
Anchorage School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $16,026 $27,880
Anchorage School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $17,029 $27,459
Anchorage School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education

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