PROFICIENCY 22% 30% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
38%Anchorage School District

East High School is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Anchorage School District" in Anchorage, AK. There are a total of 2,160 students and 106 teachers at East High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 21 to 1. There are a total of 1,373 free lunch students and 0 reduced lunch students.

East High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 22.0%, which is 30% lower than the Alaska average.


Student/Teacher ratio21:1
Free lunch1373
Reduced lunch0


Advanced Placement
AP enrollment190
Taking some courses125
Taking some courses (not tests)0
Passing some courses60
Passing no courses47

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At East High School, there are a total of 190 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 125 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High School20%

Proficiency in languages by grade

High School24%

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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East High School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 23.0% 43.7% 48.4% 51.1%
African American 9.9% 6.2% 3.5% 15.9%
Asian 20.8% 10.9% 6.3% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 13.2% 11.4% 6.7% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 9.7% 8.4% 23.9% 1.2%
Hawaiian 10.3% 5.1% 2.5% 0.4%
Multiracial 13.1% 14.2% 8.7% 3.1%

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Whaley School11%0.3Anchorage, AK
Winterberry School30%0.6Anchorage, AK
Williwaw Elementary17%0.8Anchorage, AK
College Gate Elementary37%0.9Anchorage, AK
Airport Heights Elementary15%1.0Anchorage, AK
Nunaka Valley Elementary35%1.0Anchorage, AK
Alaska State School For The Deaf & Hard Of Hearing20%1.0Anchorage, AK
Highland Tech High Charter School37%1.0Anchorage, AK
Wendler Middle School24%1.1Anchorage, AK
Lake Otis Elementary29%1.2Anchorage, AK
Alaska Native Cultural Charter School27%1.2Anchorage, AK

Anchorage demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)175191
Median age32.833.637.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.1:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)52%53%55%
Speak English82%84%79%
Speak Spanish5%4%13%

Education level achieved in Anchorage

Completed 8th grade89.5%88.0%84.3%
Completed high school88.8%87.2%83.0%
Completed some college69.3%64.6%59.4%
Completed associate degree42.8%37.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors34.3%28.8%30.3%
Completed masters12.6%10.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.8%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.2%1.1%1.3%
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Source: The East High School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.
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