PROFICIENCY 60% 89% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
38%Kenai Peninsula Borough School District

Fireweed Academy is a school servicing grades KG to 6 and is located in the district of "Kenai Peninsula Borough School District" in Homer, AK. There are a total of 103 students and 9 teachers at Fireweed Academy, for a student to teacher ratio of 13 to 1. There are a total of 39 free lunch students and 6 reduced lunch students.

Fireweed Academy has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 59.5%, which is 89% higher than the Alaska average.


Student/Teacher ratio13:1
Free lunch39
Reduced lunch6


Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

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 Fireweed Academy, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

3>= 50%
4>= 50%
5< 50%
6>= 50%
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

3>= 50%
4>= 50%
5< 50%
6>= 50%
High Schooln/a

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.

Fireweed Academy race/ethnicity breakdown

White 84.3% 73.7% 48.4% 51.1%
Black 0.0% 0.6% 3.5% 15.9%
Asian 0.0% 1.3% 6.3% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 1.9% 4.0% 6.7% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 6.5% 10.4% 23.9% 1.2%
Hawaiian 3.7% 0.7% 2.5% 0.4%
Multiracial 3.7% 9.2% 8.7% 3.1%

Homer demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)393191
Median age40.433.637.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.1:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)55%53%55%
Speak English89%84%79%
Speak Spanish5%4%13%

Education level achieved in Homer

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%
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Source: The Fireweed Academy data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.