Mt. Edgecumbe High School

  • Mt. Edgecumbe High School serves 424 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.
  • 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 2016-17 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%.

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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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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Mt. Edgecumbe High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 465 schools in Alaska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Mt. Edgecumbe High School is 0.17, 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 (16-17)#326 out of 465 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)15-19%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)25-29%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:117:1
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American Indian
91%
23%
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Asian
n/a
6%
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Hispanic
n/a
7%
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Black
n/a
3%
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White
9%
47%
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Hawaiian
n/a
3%
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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 Score0.170.71
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Graduation Rate≥95%
78%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
73%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
4%
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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

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