Ketchikan High School

  • Ketchikan High School serves 610 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 32% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 34%) for the 2014-15 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 41% (which is higher than the Alaska state average of 38%) for the 2014-15 school year.
  • Ketchikan High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Alaska for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2014-15 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Alaska state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is lower than the Alaska state average of 52%.

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School Overview

  • Ketchikan High School's student population of 610 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 37 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students610 students
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Total Classroom Teachers37 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Ketchikan High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 466 schools in Alaska (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2014-15 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Ketchikan High School is 0.64, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.35. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AK)
Overall School Rankn/an/a
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
34%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:117:1
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American Indian
24%
23%
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Asian
13%
6%
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Hispanic
4%
7%
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Black
1%
3%
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White
54%
48%
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Hawaiian
2%
3%
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Two or more races
2%
10%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Ketchikan High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AK.
Diversity Score0.640.35
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Graduation Rate90-94%
75%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
24%
39%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameKetchikan Gateway Borough School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school to Ketchikan High School is Fast Track (0.2 miles away)
  • The nearest middle school is Fast Track (0.2 miles away)
  • The nearest elementary school is Fast Track (0.2 miles away)
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