Seward High School

2100 Swetmann
Seward, AK 99664
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
7/
10
Top 50%
Seward High School serves 183 students in grades 9-12.
Seward High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Alaska for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-39% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 40%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60-69% (which is higher than the Alaska state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Alaska state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is lower than the Alaska state average of 53% (majority American Indian).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Seward High School's student population of 183 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 12 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students183 students
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Total Classroom Teachers12 teachers
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School Comparison

Seward High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 466 schools in Alaska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Seward High School is 0.56, 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 Testing Rank
#179 out of 466 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-39%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-69%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
12%
23%
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Asian
3%
6%
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Hispanic
5%
7%
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Black
2%
3%
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White
64%
47%
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Hawaiian
n/a
3%
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Two or more races
14%
11%
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Diversity Score
0.560.71
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Graduation Rate
80-89%
77%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
27%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameKenai Peninsula Borough School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Seward High School is Cooper Landing School (28.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Seward Middle School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Seward Seward Middle School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 123 students
    0.3 miles
    304 Sea Lion Ave
    Seward, AK 99664
    (907) 224-9000
    0.3 6-8 123
  • Seward William H. Seward Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 300 students
    0.4 miles
    606 Sea Lion Dr
    Seward, AK 99664
    (907) 224-3356
    0.4 PK-5 300
  • Moose Pass Moose Pass School Math: ≥50% | Reading: ≥50%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-8 | 13 students
    24.8 miles
    33752 Depot Rd
    Moose Pass, AK 99631
    (907) 288-3183
    24.8 K-8 13
  • Cooper Landing Cooper Landing School Math: ≥50% | Reading: ≥50%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-12 | 15 students
    28.1 miles
    19030 Bean Creek Rd
    Cooper Landing, AK 99572
    (907) 595-1244
    28.1 K-12 15
  • Cordova Chenega Bay School
    Grades: PK-12 | 13 students
    44.7 miles
    Main St
    Cordova, AK 99574
    (907) 573-5123
    44.7 PK-12 13

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