Homer school information

IndexHomerAlaskaNational
Average Test Scores48%31%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:118:116:1
Total public schools828579,221
Total private schools15524,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a117,963
The Homer, AK educational system consists of 8 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Homer public schools have average test scores of 48% which is 51% higher than than the Alaska average and 3% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Homer public schools is 16:1, compared to 18:1 in Alaska and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 89.1% of students have completed 8th grade, 88.7% have completed high school, 32.4% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 3.4% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Homer are 3% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 8 public schools in Homer.
  • 89.1% of people in Homer have completed 8th grade.
  • 88.7% of people in Homer have completed high school.
  • 32.4% of people in Homer have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Homer

IndexHomerAlaskaNational
Completed 8th grade89.1%88.0%84.3%
Completed high school88.7%87.2%83.0%
Completed some college71.1%64.6%59.4%
Completed associate degree41.3%37.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors32.4%28.8%30.3%
Completed masters14.2%10.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.4%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.6%1.1%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Homer (high school & post-secondary)

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Anchor Point, AK2,01862%26%
Fritz Creek, AK2,04343%12%
Seldovia, AK24740%19%
Nikolaevsk, AK25740%20%
Homer, AK5,41848%3%

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New Holland, PA5,41861%24%
Titusville, PA5,41862%25%
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North Hills, NY5,42075%52%
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Homer, AK5,41848%3%
Source: The Homer, AK education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.