Sitka High School

1000 Lake St
Sitka, AK 99835
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Sitka High School serves 313 students in grades 9-12.
Sitka High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alaska for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25-29% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 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 44%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Alaska state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 48% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is lower than the Alaska state average of 53% (majority American Indian).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 313 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 48%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥95% (Top 5% in AK)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AK Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Sitka High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Alaska for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Sitka High School's student population of 313 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
313 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
25 teachers
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School Rankings

Sitka High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 443 schools in Alaska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Sitka High School is 0.66, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AK)
Overall Testing Rank
#238 out of 443 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
36%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
14:1
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American Indian
23%
22%
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Asian
11%
5%
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Hispanic
5%
8%
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Black
1%
2%
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White
52%
47%
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Hawaiian
2%
3%
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Two or more races
6%
13%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.66
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Graduation Rate
≥95%
77%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
27%
39%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AK Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Sitka High School's ranking?
Sitka High School is ranked #238 out of 443 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Alaska.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
25-29% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% AK state average), while 40-44% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 44% AK state average).
What is the graduation rate of Sitka High School?
The graduation rate of Sitka High School is 95%, which is higher than the Alaska state average of 77%.
How many students attend Sitka High School?
313 students attend Sitka High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
52% of Sitka High School students are White, 23% of students are American Indian, 11% of students are Asian, 6% of students are Two or more races, 5% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are Hawaiian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Sitka High School?
Sitka High School has a student ration of 13:1, which is lower than the Alaska state average of 14:1.
What grades does Sitka High School offer ?
Sitka High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Sitka High School part of?
Sitka High School is part of Sitka School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 313 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 48%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥95% (Top 5%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AK Dept. of Education

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