East High School

  • East High School serves 2,209 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 20% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 34%) for the 2014-15 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 24% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 38%) for the 2014-15 school year.
  • East 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 2014-15 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Alaska state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 79% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is higher than the Alaska state average of 52%.

Top Placements

East High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Alaska for:

School Overview

  • East High School's student population of 2,209 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 104 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,209 students
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Total Classroom Teachers104 teachers
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School Comparison

  • East High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 466 schools in Alaska (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2014-15 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has increased from 20:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of East High School is 0.85, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.35. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AK)
Overall School Rankn/an/a
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20%
34%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
24%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio21:117:1
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American Indian
10%
23%
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Asian
21%
6%
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Hispanic
13%
7%
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Black
11%
3%
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White
21%
48%
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Hawaiian
9%
3%
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Two or more races
15%
10%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in East High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AK.
Diversity Score0.850.35
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Graduation Rate
80%
75%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
68%
39%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in East High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alaska by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAnchorage School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education

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