Kenai Alternative High School

Kenai Alternative High School serves 71 students in grades 9-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is <50% (which is higher than the Alaska state average of 34%) for the 2014-15 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is <50% (which is higher than the Alaska state average of 38%) for the 2014-15 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Alaska state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is lower than the Alaska state average of 53% (majority American Indian).

School Overview

Kenai Alternative High School's student population of 71 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 7 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students71 students
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Total Classroom Teachers7 teachers
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School Comparison

The diversity score of Kenai Alternative High School is 0.65, 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)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(14-15)
<50%
34%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(14-15)
<50%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio10:115:1
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American Indian
20%
23%
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Asian
1%
6%
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Hispanic
8%
7%
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Black
n/a
3%
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White
54%
47%
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Hawaiian
3%
3%
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Two or more races
14%
11%
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Diversity Score
0.650.71
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Graduation Rate
30-39%
77%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
69%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
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 Kenai Alternative High School is Marathon School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Aurora Borealis Charter School (0.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Kenai Aurora Borealis Charter School Charter School
    Math: 85-89% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Grades: K-8 | 197 students
    0.0 miles
    705 Frontage Rd Ste A
    Kenai, AK 99611
    (907) 283-0292
    0 K-8 197
  • Kenai Kaleidoscope School Of Arts & Science Charter School
    Math: 45-49% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 260 students
    1.2 miles
    549 N Forest Dr
    Kenai, AK 99611
    (907) 283-0804
    1.2 K-5 260
  • Kenai Marathon School Alternative School
    Grades: 7-12 | 5 students
    1.2 miles
    405 Marathon Rd
    Kenai, AK 99611
    (907) 335-3343
    1.2 7-12 5
  • Kenai Kenai Central High School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 462 students
    1.5 miles
    9583 Kenai Spur Hwy
    Kenai, AK 99611
    (907) 283-2100
    1.5 9-12 462
  • Kenai Kenai Middle School Math: 43% | Reading: 58%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 344 students
    1.8 miles
    201 Tinker Ln
    Kenai, AK 99611
    (907) 283-1700
    1.8 6-8 344

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