PROFICIENCY 10% 69% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
37%Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District
27%Wasilla
31%Alaska

Burchell High School is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District" in Wasilla, AK. There are a total of 285 students and 14 teachers at Burchell High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 21 to 1. There are a total of 285 free lunch students and 0 reduced lunch students.

Burchell High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 9.8%, which is 69% lower than the Alaska average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students285
Teachers13.82
Student/Teacher ratio21:1
Free lunch285
Reduced lunch0

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollment0
Taking some courses0
Taking some courses (not tests)0
Passing some courses0
Passing no courses0

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 Burchell High School, 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

GradeProficiency
All6-9%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School6-9%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All10-14%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School10-14%

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.

Burchell High School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictAlaskaNational
White 59.5% 72.5% 48.4% 51.1%
Black 0.8% 2.2% 3.5% 15.9%
Asian 1.5% 2.9% 6.3% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 7.3% 3.4% 6.7% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 29.3% 17.7% 23.9% 1.2%
Hawaiian 1.5% 1.2% 2.5% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.0% 0.1% 8.7% 3.1%

Wasilla demographics profile

StatisticWasillaAlaskaNational
Population3,905731,545328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)116191
Median age35.033.637.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.1:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)56%53%55%
Speak English96%84%79%
Speak Spanish2%4%13%

Education level achieved in Wasilla

IndexWasillaAlaskaNational
Completed 8th grade87.4%88.0%84.3%
Completed high school86.7%87.2%83.0%
Completed some college63.3%64.6%59.4%
Completed associate degree35.7%37.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors23.7%28.8%30.3%
Completed masters6.9%10.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.6%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.4%1.1%1.3%
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Source: The Burchell High School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.