West Homer Elementary School

  • West Homer Elementary School serves 255 students in grades 3-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 64% (which is higher than the Alaska state average of 35%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 59% (which is higher than the Alaska state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Alaska state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Alaska state average of 53%.

School Overview

  • West Homer Elementary School's student population of 255 students has grown by 11% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 17 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2012)
Grades OfferedGrades 3-6
Total Students255 students
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Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
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School Comparison

  • West Homer Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of West Homer Elementary School is 0.33, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AK)
Overall School Rank--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
64%
35%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:117:1
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American Indian
1%
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
81%
47%
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Two or more races
9%
11%
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Diversity Score0.330.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
31%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameKenai Peninsula Borough School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Homer Fireweed Academy Charter School
    Grades: K-6 | 105 students
    0.0 miles
    995 Soundview Ave
    Homer, AK 99603
    (907)235-9728
    0.0 K-6 105
  • Homer Homer Middle School
    Grades: 7-8 | 201 students
    0.4 miles
    500 Sterling Hwy
    Homer, AK 99603
    (907)235-5700
    0.4 7-8 201
  • Homer Homer High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 383 students
    1.4 miles
    600 E Fairview Ave
    Homer, AK 99603
    (907)235-4600
    1.4 9-12 383
  • Homer Homer Flex School Alternative School
    Grades: 9-12 | 36 students
    1.6 miles
    4122 Ben Walters Lane
    Homer, AK 99603
    (907)235-5558
    1.6 9-12 36
  • Homer Paul Banks Elementary School
    Grades: PK-2 | 227 students
    2.3 miles
    1340 East End Road
    Homer, AK 99603
    (907)226-1801
    2.3 PK-2 227

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