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Kenai Central High School

Public | 9-12 | 524 students

 

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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 60% in 2011.

136 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
73%

2010

 
 
70%

2009

 
 
72%

2008

 
 
60%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 81% in 2011.

135 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
90%

2010

 
 
91%

2009

 
 
90%

2008

 
 
87%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 74% in 2011.

135 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
82%

2010

 
 
86%

2009

 
 
91%

2008

 
 
80%
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2010-2011 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 63% in 2011.

126 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
68%

2010

 
 
72%

2009

 
 
69%

2008

 
 
74%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 75% in 2011.

129 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
83%

2010

 
 
89%

2009

 
 
92%

2008

 
 
92%
Science

The state average for Science was 65% in 2011.

119 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
64%

2010

 
 
80%

2009

 
 
77%

2008

 
 
64%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 73% in 2011.

128 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
85%

2010

 
 
87%

2009

 
 
88%

2008

 
 
89%
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2010-2011 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 Students73%
Female75%
Male71%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native American48%
White79%
Economically disadvantaged52%
Not economically disadvantaged83%
Students with disabilities<=20%
Students without disabilities77%
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a

Reading

All Students90%
Female91%
Male89%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native American82%
White93%
Economically disadvantaged77%
Not economically disadvantaged96%
Students with disabilities60%
Students without disabilities92%
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a

Writing

All Students82%
Female87%
Male78%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native American74%
White85%
Economically disadvantaged66%
Not economically disadvantaged90%
Students with disabilities30%
Students without disabilities86%
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2010-2011 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 Students68%
Female72%
Male64%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic<=40%
Multiracialn/a
Native American>=80%
White69%
Economically disadvantaged62%
Not economically disadvantaged71%
Students with disabilities19%
Students without disabilities76%
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a

Reading

All Students83%
Female85%
Male81%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic<=40%
Multiracialn/a
Native American72%
White86%
Economically disadvantaged68%
Not economically disadvantaged88%
Students with disabilities44%
Students without disabilities89%
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a

Science

All Students64%
Female62%
Male66%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native American46%
White66%
Economically disadvantaged45%
Not economically disadvantaged71%
Students with disabilities<=20%
Students without disabilities72%
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a

Writing

All Students85%
Female88%
Male82%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic>=60%
Multiracialn/a
Native American>=80%
White85%
Economically disadvantaged77%
Not economically disadvantaged88%
Students with disabilities44%
Students without disabilities91%
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2010-2011 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 2011.

126 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
85%

2010

 
 
89%

2009

 
 
81%

2008

 
 
87%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 83% in 2011.

129 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
93%

2010

 
 
92%

2009

 
 
97%

2008

 
 
94%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 71% in 2011.

128 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
84%

2010

 
 
88%

2009

 
 
88%

2008

 
 
90%
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2010-2011 Alaska used the High School Graduation Qualifying Examination (HSGQE) to test students in grade 10 in reading, writing and math. 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 38% in 2011.

2011

 
 
44%

2010

 
 
50%

2009

 
 
60%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 57% in 2011.

9 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
>=60%

2010

 
 
n/a

2009

 
 
n/a
Writing

The state average for Writing was 52% in 2011.

9 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
67%

2010

 
 
43%

2009

 
 
n/a
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2010-2011 Alaska used the High School Graduation Qualifying Examination (HSGQE) to test students in grade 10 in reading, writing and math. 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 32% in 2011.

2011

 
 
n/a

2010

 
 
n/a

2009

 
 
n/a
Reading

The state average for Reading was 48% in 2011.

2011

 
 
n/a

2010

 
 
n/a

2009

 
 
n/a
Writing

The state average for Writing was 46% in 2011.

2011

 
 
n/a

2010

 
 
n/a

2009

 
 
n/a
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2010-2011 Alaska used the High School Graduation Qualifying Examination (HSGQE) to test students in grade 10 in reading, writing and math. 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 Students85%
Female85%
Male85%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic>=60%
Multiracialn/a
White86%
Economically disadvantaged77%
Not economically disadvantaged88%
Students with disabilities50%
Students without disabilities90%
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a

Reading

All Students93%
Female96%
Male90%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic>=60%
Multiracialn/a
White92%
Economically disadvantaged88%
Not economically disadvantaged95%
Students with disabilities63%
Students without disabilities97%
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a

Writing

All Students84%
Female87%
Male82%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic>=60%
Multiracialn/a
White85%
Economically disadvantaged77%
Not economically disadvantaged87%
Students with disabilities56%
Students without disabilities88%
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2010-2011 Alaska used the High School Graduation Qualifying Examination (HSGQE) to test students in grade 10 in reading, writing and math. 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 Students44%
Femalen/a
Male>=60%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White<=40%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged>=60%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities>=60%
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a

Reading

All Students>=60%
Femalen/a
Male>=60%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a

Writing

All Students67%
Femalen/a
Male<=40%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White>=60%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged>=60%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities>=60%
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2010-2011 Alaska used the High School Graduation Qualifying Examination (HSGQE) to test students in grade 10 in reading, writing and math. 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
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Reading

All Studentsn/a
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Writing

All Studentsn/a
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2010-2011 Alaska used the High School Graduation Qualifying Examination (HSGQE) to test students in grade 10 in reading, writing and math. 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 77% 52%
American Indian/Alaska Native 16% 23%
Hispanic 3% 6%
Asian 2% 6%
Two or more races 2% 7%
Black 1% 4%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 2%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 31%N/A38%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

Teacher resources

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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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