Kenai Central High School

  • Kenai Central High School serves 462 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15-19% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 40%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35-39% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Kenai Central High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alaska for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Alaska state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is lower than the Alaska state average of 53%.

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School Overview

  • Kenai Central High School's student population of 462 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students462 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Kenai Central High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 466 schools in Alaska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Kenai Central High School is 0.50, 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 School Rank#325 out of 466 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)15-19%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:117:1
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American Indian
12%
23%
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Asian
2%
6%
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Hispanic
5%
7%
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Black
n/a
3%
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White
69%
47%
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Hawaiian
1%
3%
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Two or more races
11%
11%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Kenai Central High School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AK.
Diversity Score0.500.71
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Graduation Rate90-94%
77%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
25%
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: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school to Kenai Central High School is Marathon School (0.7 miles away)
  • The nearest middle school and elementary school is Kenai Middle School (0.3 miles away)
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The music program is great, as is the education. The teachers are all very helpful and concerned about students. The office staff pay a lot of attention and know almost every student by name.
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