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 17:1.
  • 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 TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,160 students
East High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %East High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers106 teachers
East High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by GradeEast High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(AK) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio20:117:1
East High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
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 (2009-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsEast High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownAK 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.
0.850.70
East High School Diversity Score (1991-2015)
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 71% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $14,063 in this district is less than the state average of $25,342. The district revenue/student has declined by 12% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $15,475 is less than the state average of $25,523. The district spending/student has declined by 9% over four years.
School District NameAnchorage School District
Number of Schools
Managed
97
4
Number of Students Managed48,089399
Anchorage School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate78%76%
Anchorage School District Graduation Rate (1997-2015)
District Total Revenue$686 MM$10 MM
Anchorage School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$755 MM$10 MM
Anchorage School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$14,063$25,342
Anchorage School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$15,475$25,523
Anchorage School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education

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