Seward High School

  • Seward High School serves 190 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 20-24% (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 40-44% (which is approximately equal to the Alaska state average of 41%) 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 32% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is lower than the Alaska state average of 53%.

School Overview

  • Seward High School's student population of 190 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 11 teachers has declined by 15% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students190 students
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Total Classroom Teachers11 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Seward High School's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Seward High School is 0.51, which is more 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)20-24%
35%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:117:1
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American Indian
14%
23%
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Asian
2%
6%
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Hispanic
4%
7%
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Black
1%
3%
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White
68%
47%
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Hawaiian
n/a
3%
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Two or more races
11%
11%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Seward High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AK.
Diversity Score0.510.36
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Graduation Rate≥90%
78%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
28%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameKenai Peninsula Borough School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education

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