William H. Seward Elementary School

606 Sea Lion Dr
Seward, AK 99664
(School attendance zone shown in map)
6/
10
Top 50%
Serving 227 students in grades Prekindergarten-5, William H. Seward Elementary School ranks in the top 50% of all schools in Alaska for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25-29% (which is higher than the Alaska state average of 23%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25-29% (which is approximately equal to the Alaska state average of 29%).
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Alaska state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Alaska state average of 53% (majority American Indian).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 227 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 32%
  • : Top 50% in AK
  • : 25-29% (Top 50%)
  • : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • : 40-59% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AK Dept. of Education

School Overview

William H. Seward Elementary School's student population of 227 students has declined by 24% over five school years.
The teacher population of 19 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
227 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
19 teachers
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School Rankings

William H. Seward Elementary School ranks within the top 50% of all 459 schools in Alaska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of William H. Seward Elementary School is 0.49, 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.
This School
State Level (AK)
#216 out of 459 schools
(Top 50%)
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25-29%
23%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of William H. Seward Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Alaska by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
25-29%
29%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of William H. Seward Elementary 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 2021-22 school year data.
40-59%
38%
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
14:1
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American Indian
4%
22%
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Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
6%
8%
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Black
n/a
2%
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White
68%
47%
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Hawaiian
n/a
3%
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Two or more races
21%
13%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.49
This chart display the diversity score of William H. Seward Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Alaska by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
41%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in William H. Seward Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Alaska by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
15%
4%
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Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AK Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is William H. Seward Elementary School's ranking?
William H. Seward Elementary School is ranked #216 out of 459 schools, which ranks it among the top 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 23% AK state average), while 25-29% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 29% AK state average).
How many students attend William H. Seward Elementary School?
227 students attend William H. Seward Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
68% of William H. Seward Elementary School students are White, 21% of students are Two or more races, 6% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of William H. Seward Elementary School?
William H. Seward Elementary School has a student ration of 12:1, which is lower than the Alaska state average of 14:1.
What grades does William H. Seward Elementary School offer ?
William H. Seward Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is William H. Seward Elementary School part of?
William H. Seward Elementary School is part of Kenai Peninsula Borough School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 227 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 32%
  • : Top 50%
  • : 25-29% (Top 50%)
  • : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • : 40-59% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AK Dept. of Education

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