Seward Middle School

304 Sea Lion Ave
Seward, AK 99664
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
6/
10
Top 50%
Seward Middle School serves 123 students in grades 6-8.
Seward Middle School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Alaska for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (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 50-54% (which is higher than the Alaska state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Alaska state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is lower than the Alaska state average of 53% (majority American Indian).

School Overview

Seward Middle School's student population of 123 students has declined by 15% over five school years.
The teacher population of 9 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students123 students
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Total Classroom Teachers9 teachers
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School Comparison

Seward Middle 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 Middle 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 Testing Rank
#189 out of 466 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:117:1
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American Indian
15%
23%
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Asian
2%
6%
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Hispanic
7%
7%
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Black
n/a
3%
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White
54%
47%
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Hawaiian
n/a
3%
Two or more races
22%
11%
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Diversity Score
0.640.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
26%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
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 Middle School is Seward High School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Moose Pass School (24.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is William H. Seward Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Seward William H. Seward Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 300 students
    0.2 miles
    606 Sea Lion Dr
    Seward, AK 99664
    (907) 224-3356
    0.2 PK-5 300
  • Seward Seward High School Math: 30-39% | Reading: 60-69%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 183 students
    0.3 miles
    2100 Swetmann
    Seward, AK 99664
    (907) 224-3351
    0.3 9-12 183
  • Moose Pass Moose Pass School Math: ≥50% | Reading: ≥50%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-8 | 13 students
    24.6 miles
    33752 Depot Rd
    Moose Pass, AK 99631
    (907) 288-3183
    24.6 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
    44.5 miles
    Main St
    Cordova, AK 99574
    (907) 573-5123
    44.5 PK-12 13

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