Susitna Valley High School

42728 S Parks Hwy
Talkeetna, AK 99676
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
6/
10
Top 50%
Susitna Valley High School serves 192 students in grades 6-12.
Susitna Valley 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 30%) 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 50-54% (which is higher than the Alaska state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Alaska state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is lower than the Alaska state average of 53% (majority American Indian).

School Overview

Susitna Valley High School's student population of 192 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 15 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Total Students192 students
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Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers
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School Comparison

Susitna Valley 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 Susitna Valley High School is 0.34, 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
#202 out of 466 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
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American Indian
13%
23%
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Asian
1%
6%
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Hispanic
n/a
7%
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Black
n/a
3%
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White
80%
47%
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Hawaiian
n/a
3%
Two or more races
6%
11%
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Diversity Score
0.340.71
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Graduation Rate
≥80%
77%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
37%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMatanuska-Susitna Borough School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Susitna Valley High School is Houston High School (38.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Houston Middle School (38.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Talkeetna Elementary School (13.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Talkeetna Talkeetna Elementary School Math: 30-39% | Reading: 40-49%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 120 students
    13.0 miles
    13930 E Timberwolf Lp
    Talkeetna, AK 99676
    (907) 733-9400
    13 PK-6 120
  • Trapper Creek Trapper Creek Elementary School Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-6 | 22 students
    14.2 miles
    6742 E Petersville Rd
    Trapper Creek, AK 99683
    (907) 733-9451
    14.2 PK-6 22
  • Willow Willow Elementary School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 50-59%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: PK-6 | 155 students
    26.8 miles
    31706 W Parks Hwy
    Willow, AK 99688
    (907) 495-9300
    26.8 PK-6 155
  • Wasilla John Shaw Elementary School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: PK-5 | 447 students
    37.3 miles
    3750 E Paradise Ln
    Wasilla, AK 99654
    (907) 352-0500
    37.3 PK-5 447
  • Big Lake Houston Middle School Math: 21% | Reading: 31%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 382 students
    38.5 miles
    12801 W Hawk Ln
    Big Lake, AK 99652
    (907) 892-9500
    38.5 6-8 382

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