Seward High School

  • Seward High School serves 186 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the AK average of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is less than the state average of 52%.
  • Seward High School operates within the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District.
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough School District's 76% graduation rate is equal to the AK state average of 76%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 186 students has grown by 5% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 13 teachers has grown by 8% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students186 students
Seward High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Seward High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers13 teachers
Seward High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by GradeSeward High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(AK) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio14:117:1
Seward High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
American Indian
13%
24%
Seward High School American Indian Students (1991-2015)
Asian
1%
6%
Seward High School Asian Students (1991-2015)
Hispanic
5%
7%
Seward High School Black Students (1990-2015)
Black
n/a
3%
Seward High School Black Students (1992-2014)
White
69%
48%
Seward High School White Students (1991-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a
3%
Seward High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2013)
Two or more races
12%
9%
Seward High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsSeward High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownAK All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.490.70
Seward High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
20%
38%
Seward High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
3%
5%
Seward High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2004-2015)

District Comparison

  • Kenai Peninsula Borough School District's student population of 8,816 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 76% has decreased from 96% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $18,604 in this district is less than the state average of $27,880. The district revenue/student has grown by 28% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $19,080 is less than the state average of $27,459. The district spending/student has grown by 36% over four years.
School District NameKenai Peninsula Borough School District
Number of Schools
Managed
42
4
Number of Students Managed8,816399
Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate76%76%
Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Graduation Rate (1996-2010)
District Total Revenue$167 MM$11 MM
Kenai Peninsula Borough School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending$171 MM$11 MM
Kenai Peninsula Borough School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student$18,604$27,880
Kenai Peninsula Borough School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student$19,080$27,459
Kenai Peninsula Borough School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

 All Schools  High Schools High Schools  Middle Schools Middle Schools  Elementary Schools Elementary Schools  Preschools Preschools  Private Schools Private Schools 
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • SewardSeward Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 125 students
    0.3 miles
    Box 1149
    SewardAK 99664
    (907)224-9000
    0.36-8125
  • Seward William H. Seward Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 300 students
    0.4 miles
    Box 247
    SewardAK 99664
    (907)224-3356
    0.4PK-5300
  • Moose PassMoose Pass School
    Grades: KG-8 | 14 students
    24.8 miles
    Po Box 46
    Moose PassAK 99631
    (907)288-3183
    24.8KG-814
  • Cooper LandingCooper Landing School
    Grades: KG-12 | 19 students
    28.1 miles
    19030 Bean Creek Road
    Cooper LandingAK 99572
    (907)595-1244
    28.1KG-1219
  • CordovaChenega Bay School
    Grades: PK-12 | 11 students
    44.7 miles
    Box 8030
    CordovaAK 99574
    (907)573-5123
    44.7PK-1211

School Reviews

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Rate this school:
Recent Articles
September 19, 2017
Though many students move straight into college after high school, there is some benefit to taking a "gap year". Keep reading to learn what a gap year is and how it might benefit you.
September 12, 2017
Homework has become deeply ingrained in the U.S. educational system, but how much homework is too much and how can you create a healthy environment for your child to do schoolwork at home?
September 08, 2017
Learn about single-sex education in public schools.