Pacific High School

509 Lincoln
Sitka, AK 99835
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Pacific High School serves 41 students in grades 9-12.
Pacific High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Alaska for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is <50% (which is higher than the Alaska state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is <50% (which is higher than the Alaska state average of 44%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Alaska state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 71% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is higher than the Alaska state average of 53% (majority American Indian).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Alternative school
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 41 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 71%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥50% (Top 50% in AK)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : <50% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : <50% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AK Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Pacific High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Alaska for:

School Overview

Pacific High School's student population of 41 students has grown by 41% over five school years.
The teacher population of 4 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
41 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
4 teachers
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School Rankings

Pacific High School is ranked within the top 20% of all 443 schools in Alaska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Pacific High School is 0.57, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AK)
Overall Testing Rank
#81 out of 443 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
<50%
36%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
<50%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
14:1
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American Indian
59%
22%
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Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
5%
8%
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Black
n/a
2%
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White
29%
47%
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Hawaiian
2%
3%
Two or more races
5%
13%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.57
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Graduation Rate
≥50%
77%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
49%
39%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AK Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Pacific High School's ranking?
Pacific High School is ranked #81 out of 443 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in Alaska.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
<50% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% AK state average), while <50% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 44% AK state average).
What is the graduation rate of Pacific High School?
The graduation rate of Pacific High School is 50%, which is lower than the Alaska state average of 77%.
How many students attend Pacific High School?
41 students attend Pacific High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
59% of Pacific High School students are American Indian, 29% of students are White, 5% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are Two or more races, and 2% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Pacific High School?
Pacific High School has a student ration of 10:1, which is lower than the Alaska state average of 14:1.
What grades does Pacific High School offer ?
Pacific High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Pacific High School part of?
Pacific High School is part of Sitka School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Alternative school
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 41 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 71%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥50% (Top 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : <50% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : <50% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AK Dept. of Education

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