South Anchorage High School Overview

2014 Academic Indicators
National Rank
College Readiness Index
Math Proficiency
Reading Proficiency
Student/Teacher Ratio
  • 09–12 Grades
  • 1,545 Students
  • 73 Teachers

South Anchorage High School

Phone: (907) 742-6200

District: Anchorage School District


South Anchorage High School is ranked 1st within Alaska. Students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at South Anchorage High School is 47 percent. The student body makeup is 53 percent male and 47 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 27 percent. South Anchorage 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
State Rank

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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 1,545
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 27%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 11%
Full-Time Teachers 73

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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 90%
Proficient in Math 81%
College Readiness Index 39.0

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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


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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Nearby Schools

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

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