Mt. Edgecumbe High School

Rank
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Mt. Edgecumbe High School serves 424 students in grades 9-12.
Mt. Edgecumbe 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 percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-24% (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 25-29% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is equal to the Alaska state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 91% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is higher than the Alaska state average of 53% (majority American Indian).

Top Placements

Mt. Edgecumbe High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Alaska for:

School Overview

Mt. Edgecumbe High School's student population of 424 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has grown by 13% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students424 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Mt. Edgecumbe High School
Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

Mt. Edgecumbe 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 diversity score of Mt. Edgecumbe High School is 0.18, 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 Testing Rank
#341 out of 466 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-24%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Mt. Edgecumbe High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Alaska by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio17:117:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Mt. Edgecumbe High School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Alaska by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
90%
23%
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Asian
1%
6%
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Hispanic
n/a
7%
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Black
n/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Mt. Edgecumbe High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Alaska by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
White
9%
47%
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Hawaiian
n/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of Hawaiian students in Mt. Edgecumbe High School and the percentage of Hawaiian public school students in Alaska by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Two or more races
n/a
11%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Mt. Edgecumbe High School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AK.
Diversity Score
0.180.71
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Graduation Rate
≥95%
77%
This chart display graduation rate of Mt. Edgecumbe High School and public school graduation rate of Alaska by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
74%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Mt. Edgecumbe High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Alaska by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
8%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Mt. Edgecumbe High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alaska by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMount Edgecumbe High School Agency School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Mt. Edgecumbe High School is Sitka High School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Blatchley Middle School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Keet Gooshi Heen Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Sitka Keet Gooshi Heen Elementary School Math: 53% | Reading: 56%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 2-5 | 405 students
    0.7 miles
    307 Kashevaroff
    Sitka, AK 99835
    (907) 747-8395
    0.7 2-5 405
  • Sitka Blatchley Middle School Math: 39% | Reading: 57%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 273 students
    0.8 miles
    601 Halibut Point Rd
    Sitka, AK 99835
    (907) 747-8672
    0.8 6-8 273
  • Sitka Sitka High School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 339 students
    0.9 miles
    1000 Lake St
    Sitka, AK 99835
    (907) 747-3263
    0.9 9-12 339
  • Sitka Baranof Elementary School
    Grades: PK-1 | 201 students
    1.1 miles
    305 Baranof St
    Sitka, AK 99835
    (907) 747-5825
    1.1 PK-1 201
  • Sitka Pacific High School Alternative School
    Grades: 9-12 | 30 students
    1.1 miles
    509 Lincoln
    Sitka, AK 99835
    (907) 747-0525
    1.1 9-12 30

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