Dimond High School Overview

2014 Academic Indicators
National Rank
#1,273
College Readiness Index
29.5
Math Proficiency
2.7
Reading Proficiency
2.9
Student/Teacher Ratio
20:1
  • 09–12 Grades
  • 1,717 Students
  • 87 Teachers

Dimond High School
2909 WEST 88TH AVE
ANCHORAGE, AK 99502

Phone: (907) 742-7000

District: Anchorage School District

Overview

Dimond High School is ranked 3rd within Alaska. Students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at Dimond High School is 37 percent. The student body makeup is 51 percent male and 49 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 47 percent. Dimond High School is 1 of 19 high schools in the Anchorage School District.

Rankings / Awards

This details how this school compares with others based on U.S. News ranking criteria.

Medal Awarded Silver
National Rank
#1273
State Rank
#3

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Students / Teachers

These counts and percentages of students and teachers are from data reported by schools to the government.

Total Enrollment 1,717
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 47%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 22%
Full-Time Teachers 87

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Test Scores

U.S. News calculates these values based on student performance on state exit exams and internationally available exams on college-level course work (AP®/IB exams).

Proficient in Reading 86%
Proficient in Math 73%
College Readiness Index 29.5

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School Data

School profile information is based on government data.

Grades Served 09 – 12
Setting Large City
Charter School No
Magnet School No
Receives Title I Funding No

District

This information relates to high schools run by this school's state operating agency. Many districts contain only one high school.

Total Schools 19
Total Students 15,672
Proficient in Reading (district average) 76%
Proficient in Math (district average) 58%
College Readiness (district average) 21.6

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International Baccalaureate (IB) data provided by International Baccalaureate of North America. Used with permission.

Nearby Schools

Dimond High School is 1 of 19 schools in the Anchorage School District.

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