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Kenai Middle School

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Posted August 22, 2013

Kenai Middle School is a wonderful environment for the growth of intellect and social skills. The teachers are amazing, the staff goes above and beyond and the curriculum keeps the children challenged and engaged.
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Posted April 25, 2011

I am going to this school and I love it, I am in 7th grade right now.


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The Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.

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 70% in 2013.

109 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
73%

2012

 
 
73%

2011

 
 
82%

2010

 
 
90%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 76% in 2013.

109 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
82%

2012

 
 
79%

2011

 
 
84%

2010

 
 
86%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 70% in 2013.

109 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
75%

2012

 
 
68%

2011

 
 
75%

2010

 
 
85%
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 69% in 2013.

113 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
86%

2012

 
 
80%

2011

 
 
86%

2010

 
 
82%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 78% in 2013.

113 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
87%

2012

 
 
87%

2011

 
 
87%

2010

 
 
92%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 74% in 2013.

113 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
83%

2012

 
 
87%

2011

 
 
90%

2010

 
 
82%
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 66% in 2013.

151 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
81%

2012

 
 
82%

2011

 
 
87%

2010

 
 
80%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 82% in 2013.

151 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
89%

2012

 
 
94%

2011

 
 
95%

2010

 
 
92%
Science

The state average for Science was 57% in 2013.

143 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
72%

2012

 
 
71%

2011

 
 
64%

2010

 
 
71%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 74% in 2013.

151 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
86%

2012

 
 
90%

2011

 
 
93%

2010

 
 
78%
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 Students73%
Female76%
Male71%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracial70%
Native American52%
White83%
Economically disadvantaged67%
Not economically disadvantaged79%
Students with disabilities33%
Students without disabilities81%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English75%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant75%
Special Education with Accomodationn/a

Reading

All Students82%
Female87%
Male76%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracial70%
Native American67%
White89%
Economically disadvantaged73%
Not economically disadvantaged89%
Students with disabilities44%
Students without disabilities89%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English82%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant82%
Special Education with Accomodationn/a

Writing

All Students75%
Female81%
Male69%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracial60%
Native American57%
White83%
Economically disadvantaged67%
Not economically disadvantaged82%
Students with disabilities33%
Students without disabilities84%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English76%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant76%
Special Education with Accomodationn/a
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 Students86%
Female93%
Male72%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native American87%
White87%
Economically disadvantaged89%
Not economically disadvantaged84%
Students with disabilities71%
Students without disabilities89%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English86%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant86%
Special Education with Accomodation70%

Reading

All Students87%
Female89%
Male82%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native American80%
White87%
Economically disadvantaged80%
Not economically disadvantaged91%
Students with disabilities38%
Students without disabilities98%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English86%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant87%
Special Education with Accomodation35%

Writing

All Students83%
Female88%
Male74%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native American80%
White84%
Economically disadvantaged82%
Not economically disadvantaged84%
Students with disabilities62%
Students without disabilities88%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English84%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant83%
Special Education with Accomodation60%
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 Students81%
Female86%
Male75%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic75%
Multiracial92%
Native American76%
White81%
Economically disadvantaged68%
Not economically disadvantaged90%
Students with disabilities48%
Students without disabilities87%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English81%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant81%
Special Education with Accomodation48%

Reading

All Students89%
Female92%
Male85%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic83%
Multiracialn/a
Native American76%
White91%
Economically disadvantaged81%
Not economically disadvantaged94%
Students with disabilities57%
Students without disabilities95%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English89%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant89%
Special Education with Accomodation57%

Science

All Students72%
Female71%
Male73%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic75%
Multiracial100%
Native American41%
White74%
Economically disadvantaged65%
Not economically disadvantaged77%
Students with disabilities43%
Students without disabilities78%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English73%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant73%
Special Education with Accomodationn/a

Writing

All Students86%
Female92%
Male79%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic75%
Multiracialn/a
Native American71%
White89%
Economically disadvantaged75%
Not economically disadvantaged94%
Students with disabilities52%
Students without disabilities92%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English87%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant87%
Special Education with Accomodation52%
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

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 73% 51%
American Indian/Alaska Native 16% 23%
Two or more races 5% 8%
Hispanic 4% 6%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 6%
Black 1% 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 43%N/A41%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Teacher resources

Special staff resources available to students Art teacher(s)
Assistant principal(s)
Instructional aide(s)/coach(es)
Librarian/media specialist(s)
Music teacher(s)
Nurse(s)
PE instructor(s)
School psychologist
Speech and language therapist(s)
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Special education / special needs

Staff resources available to students
  • Speech and language therapist(s)

Arts & music

Staff resources available to students
  • Art teacher(s)
  • Music teacher(s)
Music
  • Band
  • Choir / Chorus

Language learning

Staff resources available to students
  • Speech and language therapist(s)

Health & athletics

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

Staff resources available to students
  • Art teacher(s)
  • Assistant principal(s)
  • Instructional aide(s)/coach(es)
  • Librarian/media specialist(s)
  • Music teacher(s)
  • Nurse(s)
  • PE instructor(s)
  • School psychologist
  • Speech and language therapist(s)
Transportation options
  • Buses/vans for students only
School facilities
  • Access to sports fields
  • Cafeteria
  • Gym
  • Library
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Sports

Boys sports
  • Basketball
  • Cross country
  • Soccer
  • Track
  • Wrestling
Girls sports
  • Basketball
  • Cross country
  • Soccer
  • Track
  • Volleyball

Arts & music

Music
  • Band
  • Choir / Chorus
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needs to be verified by school leaders.

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201 Tinker Ln
Kenai, AK 99611
Phone: (907) 283-1700

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