PROFICIENCY 32% 2% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
43%Sitka School District

Sitka High School is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Sitka School District" in Sitka, AK. There are a total of 344 students and 25 teachers at Sitka High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 14 to 1. There are a total of 94 free lunch students and 27 reduced lunch students.

Sitka High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 32.0%, which is 2% higher than the Alaska average.


Student/Teacher ratio14:1
Free lunch94
Reduced lunch27


Advanced Placement
AP enrollment32
Taking some courses25
Taking some courses (not tests)6
Passing some courses14
Passing no courses8

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 Sitka High School, there are a total of 32 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 25 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High School25-29%

Proficiency in languages by grade

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.

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Sitka High School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 54.5% 53.0% 48.4% 51.1%
African American 1.2% 0.8% 3.5% 15.9%
Asian 11.7% 8.9% 6.3% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 3.8% 3.4% 6.7% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 23.9% 27.9% 23.9% 1.2%
Hawaiian 1.2% 1.0% 2.5% 0.4%
Multiracial 3.8% 5.0% 8.7% 3.1%

Sitka demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)3191
Median age39.133.637.7
Male/Female ratio1.1:11.1:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)56%53%55%
Speak English89%84%79%
Speak Spanish2%4%13%

Education level achieved in Sitka

Completed 8th grade88.1%88.0%84.3%
Completed high school87.2%87.2%83.0%
Completed some college67.0%64.6%59.4%
Completed associate degree41.1%37.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors32.4%28.8%30.3%
Completed masters14.1%10.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree4.5%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.1%1.1%1.3%
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Source: The Sitka 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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