PROFICIENCY 25% 21% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
37%Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District
29%Wasilla
31%Alaska

Wasilla 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 1,199 students and 57 teachers at Wasilla High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 22 to 1. There are a total of 371 free lunch students and 49 reduced lunch students.

Wasilla High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 25.0%, which is 21% lower than the Alaska average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students1199
Teachers56.87
Student/Teacher ratio22:1
Free lunch371
Reduced lunch49

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollment157
Taking some courses0
Taking some courses (not tests)0
Passing some courses<=2
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 Wasilla High School, there are a total of 157 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
All24%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School24%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All26%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School26%

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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Wasilla High School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictAlaskaNational
Caucasian 71.1% 72.5% 48.4% 51.1%
African American 1.9% 2.2% 3.5% 15.9%
Asian 3.4% 2.9% 6.3% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 3.9% 3.4% 6.7% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 18.3% 17.7% 23.9% 1.2%
Hawaiian 1.3% 1.2% 2.5% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.2% 0.1% 8.7% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
Wasilla Middle School27%0.2Wasilla, AK
Iditarod Elementary30%0.3Wasilla, AK
Mat-su Central School33%0.6Wasilla, AK
Tanaina Elementary40%1.6Tanaina, AK
Twindly Bridge Charter School37%1.9Tanaina, AK
Larson Elementary45%2.1Tanaina, AK
Burchell High School10%2.2Wasilla, AK
Knik Elementary School37%2.2Tanaina, AK
Cottonwood Creek Elementary49%2.3Wasilla, AK
Mat-su Day School20%2.7Lakes, AK
Teeland Middle School34%2.8Tanaina, AK
Mat-su Career & Tech Ed High School55%2.8Tanaina, AK

Wasilla demographics profile

StatisticWasillaAlaskaNational
Population8,972736,855318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)724191
Median age33.933.637.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.1:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)53%53%55%
Speak English91%84%79%
Speak Spanish3%4%13%

Education level achieved in Wasilla

IndexWasillaAlaskaNational
Completed 8th grade85.6%88.0%84.3%
Completed high school84.7%87.2%83.0%
Completed some college58.2%64.6%59.4%
Completed associate degree26.8%37.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors15.3%28.8%30.3%
Completed masters4.7%10.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.1%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.2%1.1%1.3%
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Source: The Wasilla High School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.