Highland Charter

5530 E Northern Lights Ste 1
Anchorage, AK 99504
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Highland Charter serves 157 students in grades 6-12.
Highland Charter placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alaska for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25-29% (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 45-49% (which is higher than the Alaska state average of 44%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Alaska state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 48% of the student body (majority American Indian and Hispanic), which is lower than the Alaska state average of 53% (majority American Indian).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: 6-12
  • Enrollment: 157 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 48%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 40-59% (Btm 50% in AK)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AK Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Highland Charter ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Alaska for:

Category
Attribute
Most improved public schools

School Overview

Highland Charter's student population of 157 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 11 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
157 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
11 teachers
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School Rankings

Highland Charter 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 Highland Charter is 0.69, 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
This School
State Level (AK)
Overall Testing Rank
#223 out of 443 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
36%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1
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American Indian
10%
22%
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Asian
3%
5%
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Hispanic
8%
8%
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Black
4%
2%
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White
52%
47%
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Hawaiian
6%
3%
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Two or more races
17%
13%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.69
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Graduation Rate
40-59%
77%
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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 Highland Charter's ranking?
Highland Charter is ranked #223 out of 443 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Alaska.
What schools are Highland Charter often compared to?
Highland Charteris often viewed alongside schools like Mclaughlin Secondary School, Mirror Lake Middle School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
25-29% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% AK state average), while 45-49% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 44% AK state average).
What is the graduation rate of Highland Charter?
The graduation rate of Highland Charter is 40-59%, which is lower than the Alaska state average of 77%.
How many students attend Highland Charter?
157 students attend Highland Charter.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
52% of Highland Charter students are White, 17% of students are Two or more races, 10% of students are American Indian, 8% of students are Hispanic, 6% of students are Hawaiian, 4% of students are Black, and 3% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Highland Charter?
Highland Charter has a student ration of 14:1, which is equal to the Alaska state average of 14:1.
What grades does Highland Charter offer ?
Highland Charter offers enrollment in grades 6-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Highland Charter part of?
Highland Charter is part of Anchorage School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: 6-12
  • Enrollment: 157 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 48%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 40-59% (Btm 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AK Dept. of Education

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