Homer High School

600 E Fairview Ave
Homer, AK 99603
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
8/
10
Top 30%
Homer High School serves 401 students in grades 9-12.
Homer High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Alaska for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45-49% (which is higher than the Alaska state average of 40%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55-59% (which is higher than the Alaska state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Alaska state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Hispanic and American Indian), which is lower than the Alaska state average of 53% (majority American Indian).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Homer High School's student population of 401 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students401 students
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Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
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School Comparison

Homer High School is ranked within the top 30% of all 466 schools in Alaska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Homer High School is 0.32, 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AK)
Overall Testing Rank
#104 out of 466 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:117:1
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American Indian
4%
23%
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Asian
n/a
6%
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Hispanic
4%
7%
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Black
1%
3%
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White
82%
47%
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Hawaiian
n/a
3%
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Two or more races
9%
11%
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Diversity Score
0.320.71
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Graduation Rate
85-89%
77%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
26%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameKenai Peninsula Borough School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Homer High School is Homer Flex School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Homer Middle School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Paul Banks Elementary School (1.0 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Homer Homer Flex School Alternative School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 9-12 | 29 students
    0.3 miles
    4122 Ben Walters Ln
    Homer, AK 99603
    (907) 235-5558
    0.3 9-12 29
  • Homer Paul Banks Elementary School
    Grades: PK-2 | 221 students
    1.0 miles
    1340 East End Rd
    Homer, AK 99603
    (907) 226-1801
    1 PK-2 221
  • Homer Homer Middle School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: 7-8 | 191 students
    1.1 miles
    500 Sterling Hwy
    Homer, AK 99603
    (907) 235-5700
    1.1 7-8 191
  • Homer Fireweed Academy Charter School
    Math: 50-54% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-6 | 122 students
    1.4 miles
    995 Soundview Ave
    Homer, AK 99603
    (907) 235-9728
    1.4 K-6 122
  • Homer West Homer Elementary School Math: 59% | Reading: 66%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: 3-6 | 255 students
    1.4 miles
    995 Soundview Ave Ste 1
    Homer, AK 99603
    (907) 235-5750
    1.4 3-6 255

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