Mt. Edgecumbe High School

  • Mt. Edgecumbe High School serves 432 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 35%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Alaska state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 89% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is higher than the Alaska state average of 53%.

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School Overview

  • Mt. Edgecumbe High School's student population of 432 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 21 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students432 students
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Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Mt. Edgecumbe High School's student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has increased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Mt. Edgecumbe High School is 0.23, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.36. 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)15-19%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Mt. Edgecumbe High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Alaska by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)25-29%
41%
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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio21:117:1
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 2016-17 school year data.
American Indian
87%
23%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Mt. Edgecumbe High School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Alaska by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Asian
2%
6%
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Hispanic
n/a
7%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Mt. Edgecumbe High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Alaska by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
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
11%
47%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Mt. Edgecumbe High School and the percentage of White public school students in Alaska by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
3%
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Two or more races
n/a
11%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis 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 Score0.230.36
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Graduation Rate≥95%
78%
This chart display graduation rate of Mt. Edgecumbe High School and public school graduation rate of Alaska by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
73%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
4%
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 Agency School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education

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