Sitka High School

1000 Lake St
Sitka, AK 99835
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Sitka High School serves 339 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (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 45-49% (which is approximately equal to 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 52% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is lower than the Alaska state average of 53% (majority American Indian).

School Overview

Sitka High School's student population of 339 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students339 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

Sitka High School is ranked within the bottom 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 Sitka High School is 0.67, 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
#243 out of 466 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:117:1
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American Indian
30%
23%
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Asian
13%
6%
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Hispanic
4%
7%
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Black
1%
3%
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White
48%
47%
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Hawaiian
n/a
3%
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Two or more races
4%
11%
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Diversity Score
0.670.71
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Graduation Rate
75-79%
77%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
30%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSitka School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Sitka High School is Sitka Reach (0.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Blatchley Middle School (0.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Sitka Blatchley Middle School Math: 39% | Reading: 57%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 273 students
    0.3 miles
    601 Halibut Point Rd
    Sitka, AK 99835
    (907) 747-8672
    0.3 6-8 273
  • Sitka Baranof Elementary School
    Grades: PK-1 | 201 students
    0.5 miles
    305 Baranof St
    Sitka, AK 99835
    (907) 747-5825
    0.5 PK-1 201
  • Sitka Sitka Reach Math: <50% | Reading: ≥50%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-12 | 21 students
    0.5 miles
    305 Baranof St
    Sitka, AK 99835
    (907) 747-7514
    0.5 K-12 21
  • Sitka Keet Gooshi Heen Elementary School Math: 53% | Reading: 56%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 2-5 | 405 students
    0.6 miles
    307 Kashevaroff
    Sitka, AK 99835
    (907) 747-8395
    0.6 2-5 405
  • Sitka Pacific High School Alternative School
    Grades: 9-12 | 30 students
    0.6 miles
    509 Lincoln
    Sitka, AK 99835
    (907) 747-0525
    0.6 9-12 30

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