PROFICIENCY 40% 25% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
46%Petersburg Borough School District
46%Petersburg
31%Alaska

Petersburg High School is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Petersburg Borough School District" in Petersburg, AK. There are a total of 143 students and 11 teachers at Petersburg High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 13 to 1. There are a total of 69 free lunch students and 7 reduced lunch students.

Petersburg High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 39.5%, which is 25% higher than the Alaska average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students143
Teachers11.09
Student/Teacher ratio13:1
Free lunch69
Reduced lunch7

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollment14
Taking some courses9
Taking some courses (not tests)6
Passing some courses4
Passing no courses<=2

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 Petersburg High School, there are a total of 14 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 9 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All40-44%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School40-44%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All35-39%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School35-39%

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.

Petersburg High School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictAlaskaNational
White 62.9% 65.2% 48.4% 51.1%
Black 2.9% 2.7% 3.5% 15.9%
Asian 5.0% 4.8% 6.3% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 2.9% 4.8% 6.7% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 22.1% 18.5% 23.9% 1.2%
Hawaiian 1.4% 3.0% 2.5% 0.4%
Multiracial 2.9% 0.9% 8.7% 3.1%

Petersburg demographics profile

StatisticPetersburgAlaskaNational
Population2,996731,545328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)68191
Median age40.233.637.7
Male/Female ratio1.2:11.1:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)55%53%55%
Speak English84%84%79%
Speak Spanish9%4%13%

Education level achieved in Petersburg

IndexPetersburgAlaskaNational
Completed 8th grade88.8%88.0%84.3%
Completed high school88.1%87.2%83.0%
Completed some college59.3%64.6%59.4%
Completed associate degree34.9%37.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors25.6%28.8%30.3%
Completed masters6.7%10.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.6%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.2%1.1%1.3%
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Source: The Petersburg High School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.