South Anchorage High School



South Anchorage High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

South Anchorage High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 402
10 352
11 385
12 361

South Anchorage High School is a public high school of the Anchorage School District located in Anchorage, AK. It has 1,500 students in grades 9th through 12th. South Anchorage High School is the 7th largest public high school in Alaska and the 3,351st largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 23.2 to 1.

Total Students: 1,500
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 23.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 64.63
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 3,351st out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Alaska: 7th out of 288
Student/Teacher Rank in Alaska: 256th out of 287
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alaska: 6th out of 287

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South Anchorage High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 806
(54%)
10,041
(52%)
 Female 694
(46%)
9,245
(48%)

South Anchorage High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 964
(64%)
8,669
(45%)
 Two or More 156
(10%)
2,567
(13%)
 Hispanic 125
(8%)
2,094
(11%)
 Asian 115
(8%)
2,188
(11%)
 American Indian 100
(7%)
1,709
(9%)
 Black 25
(2%)
1,118
(6%)
 Pacific Islander 15
(1%)
941
(5%)

South Anchorage High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,289
(86%)
12,483
(65%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 192
(13%)
6,262
(32%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 19
(1%)
541
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

South Anchorage High School is ranked 30th out of 208 ranked schools in Alaska, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of South Anchorage High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (14.1%) is significantly lower than the state average of 51.6%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

South Anchorage High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1803
2006 1736
2007 1713
2008 1730
2009 1643
2010 1528
2011 1545
2012 1454
2013 1448
2014 1444
2015 1500

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 22.9
2006 22.6
2007 22.4
2008 21.8
2009 21.8
2010 20.3
2011 21
2012 21.1
2013 20.7
2014 21.6
2015 23.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005
2006 0.055299539170507
2007 N/A
2008 0.076300578034682
2009 0.087644552647596
2010 0.098821989528796
2011 0.10809061488673
2012 0.12104539202201
2013 0.17541436464088
2014 0.15304709141274
2015 0.14066666666667

Compare South Anchorage High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,762.4% 17.6:1
 
2,320.0% 23.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 14.1%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 51.6%
 

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Public 09 - 12 1,500 23.2:1  
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