Homer Middle School

  • Homer Middle School serves 201 students in grades 7-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 50-54% (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 60-64% (which is higher than the Alaska state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Alaska state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is lower than the Alaska state average of 53%.

School Overview

  • Homer Middle School's student population of 201 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 14 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2018)
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students201 students
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Total Classroom Teachers14 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Homer Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Homer Middle School is 0.33, 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)50-54%
35%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)60-64%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:117:1
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American Indian
8%
23%
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Asian
n/a
6%
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Hispanic
5%
7%
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Black
n/a
3%
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White
81%
47%
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Hawaiian
n/a
3%
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Two or more races
6%
11%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Homer Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AK.
Diversity Score0.330.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
31%
40%
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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: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Homer Fireweed Academy Charter School
    Grades: K-6 | 105 students
    0.4 miles
    995 Soundview Ave
    Homer, AK 99603
    (907)235-9728
    0.4 K-6 105
  • Homer West Homer Elementary School
    Grades: 3-6 | 255 students
    0.4 miles
    995 Soundview Ave Suite 1
    Homer, AK 99603
    (907)235-5750
    0.4 3-6 255
  • Homer Homer High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 383 students
    1.1 miles
    600 E Fairview Ave
    Homer, AK 99603
    (907)235-4600
    1.1 9-12 383
  • Homer Homer Flex School Alternative School
    Grades: 9-12 | 36 students
    1.3 miles
    4122 Ben Walters Lane
    Homer, AK 99603
    (907)235-5558
    1.3 9-12 36
  • Homer Paul Banks Elementary School
    Grades: PK-2 | 227 students
    2.0 miles
    1340 East End Road
    Homer, AK 99603
    (907)226-1801
    2.0 PK-2 227

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