Wasilla High School

  • Wasilla High School serves 929 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 17% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 35%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 27% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Wasilla 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 bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Alaska state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 30% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is lower than the Alaska state average of 53%.

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School Overview

  • Wasilla High School's student population of 929 students has declined by 22% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 49 teachers has declined by 14% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students929 students
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Total Classroom Teachers49 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Wasilla High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 465 schools in Alaska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has decreased from 21:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Wasilla High School is 0.48, 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 School Rank (16-17)#326 out of 465 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
17%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
27%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Wasilla High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Alaska by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio19:117:1
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American Indian
18%
23%
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Asian
4%
6%
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Hispanic
3%
7%
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Black
1%
3%
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White
70%
47%
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Hawaiian
1%
3%
This chart display the percentage of Hawaiian students in Wasilla High School and the percentage of Hawaiian public school students in Alaska by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Two or more races
3%
11%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Wasilla High School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AK.
Diversity Score0.480.71
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Graduation Rate
91%
78%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
31%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Wasilla High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alaska by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
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

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