Homer High School serves 367 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45-49% (which is higher than the Alaska state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55-59% (which is higher than the Alaska state average of 44%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Alaska state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority American Indian and Hispanic), which is lower than the Alaska state average of 53% (majority American Indian).
- Grades: 9-12
- Enrollment: 367 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
- Minority Enrollment: 22%
- Graduation Rate: 90-94% (Top 10% in AK)
- Overall Testing Rank: Top 30%
- Math Proficiency: 45-49% (Top 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 55-59% (Top 20%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AK Dept. of Education
Homer High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Alaska for:
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Homer High School's student population of 367 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
(offers virtual instruction)
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Homer High School is ranked within the top 30% 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 Homer High School is 0.38, 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
State Level (AK)
Overall Testing Rank
#132 out of 443 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
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 Homer High School's ranking?
Homer High School is ranked #132 out of 443 schools, which ranks it among the top 30% of public schools in Alaska.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
45-49% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% AK state average), while 55-59% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 44% AK state average).
What is the graduation rate of Homer High School?
The graduation rate of Homer High School is 90-94%, which is higher than the Alaska state average of 77%.
How many students attend Homer High School?
367 students attend Homer High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
78% of Homer High School students are White, 8% of students are Two or more races, 6% of students are American Indian, 4% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are Asian, 1% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Homer High School?
Homer High School has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the Alaska state average of 14:1.
What grades does Homer High School offer ?
Homer High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Homer High School part of?
Homer High School is part of Kenai Peninsula Borough School District.
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