Homer High School

  • Homer High School serves 383 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 40-44% (which is higher than the Alaska state average of 35%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 55-59% (which is higher than the Alaska state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Alaska state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Alaska state average of 53%.

School Overview

  • Homer High School's student population of 383 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 24 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students383 students
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Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Homer High School's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Homer High School is 0.35, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AK)
Overall School Rank--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
35%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)55-59%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:117:1
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American Indian
5%
23%
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Asian
n/a
6%
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Hispanic
6%
7%
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Black
n/a
3%
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White
80%
47%
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Hawaiian
n/a
3%
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Two or more races
9%
11%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Homer High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AK.
Diversity Score0.350.71
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Graduation Rate90-94%
78%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
31%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameKenai Peninsula Borough School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education

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  • Homer Homer Flex School Alternative School
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  • Homer Paul Banks Elementary School
    Grades: PK-2 | 227 students
    1.0 miles
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  • Homer Homer Middle School
    Grades: 7-8 | 201 students
    1.1 miles
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  • Homer Fireweed Academy Charter School
    Grades: K-6 | 105 students
    1.4 miles
    995 Soundview Ave
    Homer, AK 99603
    (907)235-9728
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  • Homer West Homer Elementary School
    Grades: 3-6 | 255 students
    1.4 miles
    995 Soundview Ave Suite 1
    Homer, AK 99603
    (907)235-5750
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