PROFICIENCY 29% 8% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
38%Anchorage School District
14%Anchorage
31%Alaska

Service 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 1,770 students and 80 teachers at Service High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 23 to 1. There are a total of 413 free lunch students and 149 reduced lunch students.

Service High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 29.0%, which is 8% lower than the Alaska average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students1770
Teachers79.6
Student/Teacher ratio23:1
Free lunch413
Reduced lunch149

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollment273
Taking some courses222
Taking some courses (not tests)0
Passing some courses134
Passing no courses79

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 Service High School, there are a total of 273 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 222 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All27%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School27%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All31%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School31%

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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Service High School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictAlaskaNational
Caucasian 49.3% 43.7% 48.4% 51.1%
African American 4.4% 6.2% 3.5% 15.9%
Asian 12.2% 10.9% 6.3% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 10.9% 11.4% 6.7% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 8.0% 8.4% 23.9% 1.2%
Hawaiian 1.8% 5.1% 2.5% 0.4%
Multiracial 13.5% 14.2% 8.7% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
Trailside Elementary69%0.2Anchorage, AK
O'malley Elementary61%1.4Anchorage, AK
Kasuun Elementary36%1.6Anchorage, AK
Spring Hill Elementary30%1.7Anchorage, AK
Hanshew Middle School30%1.7Anchorage, AK
Abbott Loop Elementary26%1.8Anchorage, AK
Huffman Elementary62%2.1Anchorage, AK
Focus Homeschool32%2.2Anchorage, AK
Northern Lights Abc K-8 School68%2.6Anchorage, AK
Bowman Elementary40%2.7Anchorage, AK
South Anchorage High School41%2.9Anchorage, AK
Benson Secondary/s.e.a.r.c.h.11%2.9Anchorage, AK

Anchorage demographics profile

StatisticAnchorageAlaskaNational
Population299,321736,855318,558,162
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

IndexAnchorageAlaskaNational
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 Service 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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