Pacific High School

  • Pacific High School serves 30 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is <50% (which is higher than the Alaska state average of 35%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is <50% (which is higher than the Alaska state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the Alaska state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 70% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is higher than the Alaska state average of 53%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Pacific High School's student population of 30 students has declined by 16% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 4 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students30 students
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Total Classroom Teachers4 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Pacific High School is ranked within the top 20% 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 8:1 has decreased from 9:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Pacific High School is 0.64, 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)#75 out of 465 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio8:117:1
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American Indian
51%
23%
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Asian
n/a
6%
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Hispanic
13%
7%
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Black
3%
3%
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White
30%
47%
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Two or more races
3%
11%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Pacific High School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AK.
Diversity Score0.640.71
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Graduation Rate<50%
78%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
66%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSitka School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education

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