East High School

  • East High School serves 2,160 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the AK average of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 77% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 52%.
  • East 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 2160 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 106 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,160 students
East High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % East High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 106 teachers
East High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade East High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.85 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 20:1 18:1
East High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
American Indian
11%
24%
East High School American Indian Students (1991-2015)
Asian
21%
6%
East High School Asian Students (1991-2015)
Hispanic
14%
7%
East High School Black Students (1991-2015)
Black
9%
3%
East High School Black Students (1991-2015)
White
23%
48%
East High School White Students (1991-2015)
Hawaiian
8%
3%
East High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2015)
Two or more races
14%
9%
East High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
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.
0.85 0.36
East 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.
63%
38%
East 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.
n/a
5%
East High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2007-2014)

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 increased from 74% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $15,786 in this district is less than the state average of $26,078. The district revenue/student has grown by 14% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $16,123 is less than the state average of $26,105. The district spending/student has grown by 5% 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 (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate 78% 76%
Anchorage School District Graduation Rate (1996-2015)
District Total Revenue $770 MM $10 MM
Anchorage School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending $787 MM $10 MM
Anchorage School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student $15,786 $26,078
Anchorage School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student $16,123 $26,105
Anchorage School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education

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