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

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.


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

High School24%

Proficiency in languages by grade

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

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%

Wasilla demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)32191
Median age38.333.637.7
Male/Female ratio0.8:11.1:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)52%53%55%
Speak English98%84%79%
Speak Spanish0%4%13%

Education level achieved in Wasilla

Completed 8th grade86.2%88.0%84.3%
Completed high school86.2%87.2%83.0%
Completed some college68.9%64.6%59.4%
Completed associate degree37.8%37.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors35.2%28.8%30.3%
Completed masters10.6%10.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.4%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%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.
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