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Kenai Central High School

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The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
Math

The state average for Math was 65% in 2013.

135 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
79%

2012

 
 
69%

2011

 
 
73%

2010

 
 
70%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 81% in 2013.

135 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
93%

2012

 
 
89%

2011

 
 
90%

2010

 
 
91%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 75% in 2013.

135 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
87%

2012

 
 
77%

2011

 
 
82%

2010

 
 
86%
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Alaska used the Standards Based Assessment (SBA) to test students in grades 3 through 10 in reading, math and writing, and in grades 4, 8 and 10 in science. The SBA is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Alaska. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

Source: Alaska Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 64% in 2013.

124 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
64%

2012

 
 
75%

2011

 
 
68%

2010

 
 
72%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 76% in 2013.

124 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
77%

2012

 
 
89%

2011

 
 
83%

2010

 
 
89%
Science

The state average for Science was 66% in 2013.

127 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
67%

2012

 
 
66%

2011

 
 
64%

2010

 
 
80%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 74% in 2013.

125 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
79%

2012

 
 
85%

2011

 
 
85%

2010

 
 
87%
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Alaska used the Standards Based Assessment (SBA) to test students in grades 3 through 10 in reading, math and writing, and in grades 4, 8 and 10 in science. The SBA is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Alaska. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

Source: Alaska Department of Education

Math

All Students79%
Female81%
Male76%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native American82%
White78%
Economically disadvantaged67%
Not economically disadvantaged86%
Students with disabilities22%
Students without disabilities87%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English79%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant79%
Special Education with Accomodation24%

Reading

All Students93%
Female96%
Male90%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native American94%
White93%
Economically disadvantaged88%
Not economically disadvantaged96%
Students with disabilities61%
Students without disabilities98%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English93%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant93%
Special Education with Accomodation59%

Writing

All Students87%
Female90%
Male84%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native American82%
White87%
Economically disadvantaged79%
Not economically disadvantaged93%
Students with disabilities44%
Students without disabilities94%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English87%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant87%
Special Education with Accomodation41%
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Alaska used the Standards Based Assessment (SBA) to test students in grades 3 through 10 in reading, math and writing, and in grades 4, 8 and 10 in science. The SBA is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Alaska. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

The different student groups are identified by the Alaska Department of Education and Early Development. If there are fewer than 5 students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Alaska Department of Education

Math

All Students64%
Female71%
Male55%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native American23%
White70%
Economically disadvantaged46%
Not economically disadvantaged72%
Students with disabilities13%
Students without disabilities71%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English64%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant64%
Special Education with Accomodation13%

Reading

All Students77%
Female88%
Male66%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native American54%
White81%
Economically disadvantaged64%
Not economically disadvantaged84%
Students with disabilities31%
Students without disabilities84%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English77%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant77%
Special Education with Accomodation31%

Science

All Students67%
Female75%
Male58%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native American38%
White73%
Economically disadvantaged57%
Not economically disadvantaged72%
Students with disabilities20%
Students without disabilities73%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English67%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant67%
Special Education with Accomodation14%

Writing

All Students79%
Female89%
Male68%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native American62%
White82%
Economically disadvantaged66%
Not economically disadvantaged86%
Students with disabilities38%
Students without disabilities85%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English79%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant79%
Special Education with Accomodation38%
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Alaska used the Standards Based Assessment (SBA) to test students in grades 3 through 10 in reading, math and writing, and in grades 4, 8 and 10 in science. The SBA is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Alaska. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

The different student groups are identified by the Alaska Department of Education and Early Development. If there are fewer than 5 students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Alaska Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 77% in 2013.

124 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
81%

2012

 
 
89%

2011

 
 
85%

2010

 
 
89%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 84% in 2013.

124 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
85%

2012

 
 
94%

2011

 
 
93%

2010

 
 
92%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 72% in 2013.

125 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
78%

2012

 
 
89%

2011

 
 
84%

2010

 
 
88%
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Alaska used the High School Graduation Qualifying Examination (HSGQE) to test students in grade 10 in reading, writing and math. In some cases students may repeat the test during grades 11 or 12. The HSGQE is a standards-based test, which means that it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined by the state of Alaska. The HSGQE is a high school graduation requirement. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

Source: Alaska Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 35% in 2013.

2013

 
 
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2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
44%

2010

 
 
50%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 56% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
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2011

 
 
>=60%

2010

 
 
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Writing

The state average for Writing was 49% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
67%

2010

 
 
43%
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Alaska used the High School Graduation Qualifying Examination (HSGQE) to test students in grade 10 in reading, writing and math. In some cases students may repeat the test during grades 11 or 12. The HSGQE is a standards-based test, which means that it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined by the state of Alaska. The HSGQE is a high school graduation requirement. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

Source: Alaska Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 36% in 2013.

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Reading

The state average for Reading was 52% in 2013.

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Writing

The state average for Writing was 50% in 2013.

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2011

 
 
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2010

 
 
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Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Alaska used the High School Graduation Qualifying Examination (HSGQE) to test students in grade 10 in reading, writing and math. In some cases students may repeat the test during grades 11 or 12. The HSGQE is a standards-based test, which means that it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined by the state of Alaska. The HSGQE is a high school graduation requirement. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

Source: Alaska Department of Education

Math

All Students81%
Female82%
Male81%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native American69%
White84%
Economically disadvantaged73%
Not economically disadvantaged86%
Students with disabilities25%
Students without disabilities90%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English81%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant81%

Reading

All Students85%
Female92%
Male78%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native American69%
White89%
Economically disadvantaged71%
Not economically disadvantaged93%
Students with disabilities38%
Students without disabilities93%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English85%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant85%

Writing

All Students78%
Female86%
Male68%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native American69%
White79%
Economically disadvantaged68%
Not economically disadvantaged82%
Students with disabilities38%
Students without disabilities83%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English78%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant78%
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Alaska used the High School Graduation Qualifying Examination (HSGQE) to test students in grade 10 in reading, writing and math. In some cases students may repeat the test during grades 11 or 12. The HSGQE is a standards-based test, which means that it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined by the state of Alaska. The HSGQE is a high school graduation requirement. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

The different student groups are identified by the Alaska Department of Education and Early Development. If there are fewer than 5 students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Alaska Department of Education

Math

All Studentsn/a
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
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Reading

All Studentsn/a
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Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
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English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
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Writing

All Studentsn/a
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Malen/a
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
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Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Non-migrantn/a
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Alaska used the High School Graduation Qualifying Examination (HSGQE) to test students in grade 10 in reading, writing and math. In some cases students may repeat the test during grades 11 or 12. The HSGQE is a standards-based test, which means that it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined by the state of Alaska. The HSGQE is a high school graduation requirement. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

The different student groups are identified by the Alaska Department of Education and Early Development. If there are fewer than 5 students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Alaska Department of Education

Math

All Studentsn/a
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Non-migrantn/a

Reading

All Studentsn/a
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Non-migrantn/a

Writing

All Studentsn/a
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Non-migrantn/a
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Alaska used the High School Graduation Qualifying Examination (HSGQE) to test students in grade 10 in reading, writing and math. In some cases students may repeat the test during grades 11 or 12. The HSGQE is a standards-based test, which means that it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined by the state of Alaska. The HSGQE is a high school graduation requirement. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

The different student groups are identified by the Alaska Department of Education and Early Development. If there are fewer than 5 students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Alaska Department of Education

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 76% 51%
American Indian/Alaska Native 15% 23%
Hispanic 3% 6%
Two or more races 3% 8%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 2% 6%
Black 0% 4%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 2%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 33%N/A41%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Teacher resources

Special staff resources available to students Art teacher(s)
Instructional aide(s)/coach(es)
Librarian/media specialist(s)
Music teacher(s)
PE instructor(s)
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Arts & music

Staff resources available to students
  • Art teacher(s)
  • Music teacher(s)
School facilities
  • Performance stage
Music
  • Band
  • Choir / Chorus
  • Jazz band

Health & athletics

Staff resources available to students
  • Instructional aide(s)/coach(es)
  • PE instructor(s)
School facilities
  • Access to sports fields
  • Gym
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Resources

Staff resources available to students
  • Art teacher(s)
  • Instructional aide(s)/coach(es)
  • Librarian/media specialist(s)
  • Music teacher(s)
  • PE instructor(s)
Transportation options
  • Buses/vans for students only
School facilities
  • Access to sports fields
  • Cafeteria
  • Gym
  • Library
  • Performance stage
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Sports

Boys sports
  • Basketball
  • Football
  • Ice hockey
  • Wrestling
Girls sports
  • Basketball
  • Cross country
  • Volleyball

Arts & music

Music
  • Band
  • Choir / Chorus
  • Jazz band
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9583 Kenai Spur Hwy
Kenai, AK 99611
Phone: (907) 283-2100

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