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Nikiski Middle/Senior High School

Public | 7-12 | 393 students

 

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Posted October 8, 2008

Excellent caring teachers...good educational atmosphere...fun students! You'd feel welcome here!
—Submitted by a student


Posted December 13, 2007

excellent teachers and awesome sports
—Submitted by a student


Posted May 21, 2007

the best school in the world.
—Submitted by a student


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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 69% in 2011.

56 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
75%

2010

 
 
74%

2009

 
 
53%

2008

 
 
66%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 78% in 2011.

56 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
86%

2010

 
 
89%

2009

 
 
81%

2008

 
 
80%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 73% in 2011.

56 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
77%

2010

 
 
67%

2009

 
 
77%

2008

 
 
65%
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 68% in 2011.

60 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
72%

2010

 
 
78%

2009

 
 
70%

2008

 
 
46%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 83% in 2011.

60 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
90%

2010

 
 
86%

2009

 
 
82%

2008

 
 
85%
Science

The state average for Science was 57% in 2011.

59 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
58%

2010

 
 
66%

2009

 
 
71%

2008

 
 
42%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 77% in 2011.

60 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
78%

2010

 
 
72%

2009

 
 
74%

2008

 
 
56%
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 60% in 2011.

46 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
63%

2010

 
 
72%

2009

 
 
46%

2008

 
 
75%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 81% in 2011.

45 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
84%

2010

 
 
88%

2009

 
 
84%

2008

 
 
92%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 74% in 2011.

45 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
80%

2010

 
 
82%

2009

 
 
72%

2008

 
 
88%
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.

63 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
73%

2010

 
 
50%

2009

 
 
75%

2008

 
 
75%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 75% in 2011.

65 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
85%

2010

 
 
87%

2009

 
 
90%

2008

 
 
88%
Science

The state average for Science was 65% in 2011.

64 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
83%

2010

 
 
75%

2009

 
 
86%

2008

 
 
73%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 73% in 2011.

65 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
79%

2010

 
 
64%

2009

 
 
84%

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

All Students75%
Female80%
Male71%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracial>=60%
Native American>=75%
White74%
Economically disadvantaged65%
Not economically disadvantaged83%
Students with disabilities33%
Students without disabilities86%
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a

Reading

All Students86%
Female88%
Male84%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracial>=60%
Native American>=75%
White84%
Economically disadvantaged73%
Not economically disadvantaged>=90%
Students with disabilities50%
Students without disabilities>=95%
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a

Writing

All Students77%
Female84%
Male71%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracial>=60%
Native American>=75%
White74%
Economically disadvantaged65%
Not economically disadvantaged87%
Students with disabilities33%
Students without disabilities89%
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 Students72%
Female62%
Male81%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native American77%
White69%
Economically disadvantaged59%
Not economically disadvantaged82%
Students with disabilities<=40%
Students without disabilities77%
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a

Reading

All Students90%
Female>=90%
Male87%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native American77%
White93%
Economically disadvantaged85%
Not economically disadvantaged>=90%
Students with disabilities57%
Students without disabilities94%
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a

Science

All Students58%
Female48%
Male67%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native American54%
White56%
Economically disadvantaged48%
Not economically disadvantaged66%
Students with disabilities<=40%
Students without disabilities64%
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a

Writing

All Students78%
Female86%
Male71%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native American54%
White83%
Economically disadvantaged67%
Not economically disadvantaged88%
Students with disabilities43%
Students without disabilities83%
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 Students63%
Female67%
Male61%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native American50%
White69%
Economically disadvantaged50%
Not economically disadvantaged70%
Students with disabilities<=25%
Students without disabilities71%
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a

Reading

All Students84%
Female83%
Male85%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native American>=60%
White86%
Economically disadvantaged69%
Not economically disadvantaged>=90%
Students with disabilities38%
Students without disabilities>=90%
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a

Writing

All Students80%
Female83%
Male78%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native American>=60%
White86%
Economically disadvantaged63%
Not economically disadvantaged90%
Students with disabilities<=25%
Students without disabilities>=90%
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 Students73%
Female69%
Male77%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native American>=75%
White76%
Economically disadvantaged56%
Not economically disadvantaged84%
Students with disabilities<=40%
Students without disabilities80%
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a

Reading

All Students85%
Female>=90%
Male77%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native American>=75%
White86%
Economically disadvantaged72%
Not economically disadvantaged93%
Students with disabilities43%
Students without disabilities90%
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a

Science

All Students83%
Female80%
Male85%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native American67%
White84%
Economically disadvantaged72%
Not economically disadvantaged90%
Students with disabilities<=40%
Students without disabilities90%
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a

Writing

All Students79%
Female84%
Male74%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native American67%
White82%
Economically disadvantaged64%
Not economically disadvantaged88%
Students with disabilities<=40%
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

The state average for Math was 77% in 2011.

63 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
81%

2010

 
 
68%

2009

 
 
91%

2008

 
 
85%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 83% in 2011.

65 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
91%

2010

 
 
89%

2009

 
 
94%

2008

 
 
88%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 71% in 2011.

65 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
80%

2010

 
 
71%

2009

 
 
88%

2008

 
 
75%
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

 
 
>=60%

2010

 
 
n/a

2009

 
 
n/a
Reading

The state average for Reading was 57% in 2011.

2011

 
 
n/a

2010

 
 
n/a

2009

 
 
n/a
Writing

The state average for Writing was 52% in 2011.

2011

 
 
56%

2010

 
 
n/a

2009

 
 
>=60%
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 Students81%
Female83%
Male79%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White84%
Economically disadvantaged68%
Not economically disadvantaged90%
Students with disabilities<=40%
Students without disabilities89%
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a

Reading

All Students91%
Female>=90%
Male85%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White92%
Economically disadvantaged80%
Not economically disadvantaged>=95%
Students with disabilities57%
Students without disabilities95%
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a

Writing

All Students80%
Female84%
Male77%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White84%
Economically disadvantaged68%
Not economically disadvantaged88%
Students with disabilities<=40%
Students without disabilities86%
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 Students>=60%
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White>=60%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities>=60%
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a

Reading

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
Migrantn/a

Writing

All Students56%
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White>=60%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities57%
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 73% 52%
American Indian/Alaska Native 17% 23%
Two or more races 5% 7%
Hispanic 3% 6%
Asian 2% 6%
Black 1% 4%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 1% 2%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 35%N/A38%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

Teacher resources

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

Staff resources available to students
  • Music teacher(s)
Music
  • Band
  • Choir / Chorus
Performing and written arts
  • Drama

Health & athletics

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

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

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

Arts & music

Music
  • Band
  • Choir / Chorus
Performing arts
  • Drama
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Nikiski, AK 99635
Phone: (907) 776-9400

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