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Skyview High School

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Posted November 10, 2008

Very good for friends and activites. The teachers are not the best. Mrs. Truesdell is good though
—Submitted by a student


Posted June 7, 2008

My children are happy with the quality of class size and they have had few problems of dealing with bullying or other unwanted behaviors.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 12, 2007

This school is so diverse and relaxed its absolutely the most wonderful learning environment for young minds to develop and grow into great ones.
—Submitted by a parent


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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 65% in 2013.

63 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
56%

2012

 
 
70%

2011

 
 
71%

2010

 
 
62%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 81% in 2013.

63 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
81%

2012

 
 
87%

2011

 
 
90%

2010

 
 
90%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 75% in 2013.

63 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
65%

2012

 
 
78%

2011

 
 
82%

2010

 
 
80%
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.

92 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
68%

2012

 
 
67%

2011

 
 
69%

2010

 
 
66%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 76% in 2013.

93 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
80%

2012

 
 
90%

2011

 
 
84%

2010

 
 
85%
Science

The state average for Science was 66% in 2013.

86 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
65%

2012

 
 
83%

2011

 
 
65%

2010

 
 
69%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 74% in 2013.

93 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
81%

2012

 
 
85%

2011

 
 
69%

2010

 
 
76%
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 Students56%
Female60%
Male50%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White64%
Economically disadvantaged57%
Not economically disadvantaged55%
Students with disabilities14%
Students without disabilities67%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English58%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant53%
Special Education with Accomodation9%

Reading

All Students81%
Female89%
Male71%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White85%
Economically disadvantaged70%
Not economically disadvantaged91%
Students with disabilities50%
Students without disabilities90%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English83%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant80%
Special Education with Accomodation46%

Writing

All Students65%
Female80%
Male46%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White72%
Economically disadvantaged60%
Not economically disadvantaged70%
Students with disabilities29%
Students without disabilities76%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English67%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant64%
Special Education with Accomodation36%
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 Students68%
Female64%
Male72%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White71%
Economically disadvantaged62%
Not economically disadvantaged72%
Students with disabilities14%
Students without disabilities78%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English68%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant69%
Special Education with Accomodationn/a

Reading

All Students80%
Female83%
Male76%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White80%
Economically disadvantaged74%
Not economically disadvantaged83%
Students with disabilities29%
Students without disabilities89%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English80%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant79%
Special Education with Accomodation29%

Science

All Students65%
Female59%
Male70%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White70%
Economically disadvantaged57%
Not economically disadvantaged70%
Students with disabilities8%
Students without disabilities75%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English65%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant66%
Special Education with Accomodation8%

Writing

All Students81%
Female90%
Male73%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White82%
Economically disadvantaged71%
Not economically disadvantaged86%
Students with disabilities21%
Students without disabilities91%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English81%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant82%
Special Education with Accomodation21%
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.

92 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
80%

2012

 
 
84%

2011

 
 
80%

2010

 
 
91%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 84% in 2013.

93 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
85%

2012

 
 
91%

2011

 
 
90%

2010

 
 
87%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 72% in 2013.

93 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
74%

2012

 
 
83%

2011

 
 
71%

2010

 
 
78%
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.

11 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
27%

2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
n/a

2010

 
 
n/a
Reading

The state average for Reading was 56% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
>=60%

2010

 
 
n/a
Writing

The state average for Writing was 49% in 2013.

10 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
30%

2012

 
 
50%

2011

 
 
75%

2010

 
 
50%
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.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
n/a

2010

 
 
n/a
Reading

The state average for Reading was 52% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
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2011

 
 
n/a

2010

 
 
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Writing

The state average for Writing was 50% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
>=60%

2010

 
 
n/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.

Source: Alaska Department of Education

Math

All Students80%
Female79%
Male82%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White84%
Economically disadvantaged74%
Not economically disadvantaged84%
Students with disabilities29%
Students without disabilities90%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English80%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant81%

Reading

All Students85%
Female88%
Male82%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White86%
Economically disadvantaged82%
Not economically disadvantaged86%
Students with disabilities36%
Students without disabilities94%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English85%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant85%

Writing

All Students74%
Female86%
Male65%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White76%
Economically disadvantaged62%
Not economically disadvantaged81%
Students with disabilities21%
Students without disabilities84%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English74%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant75%
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 Students27%
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 English27%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant27%

Reading

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
Not migrantn/a

Writing

All Students30%
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 English30%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant30%
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
Not 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
Not 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
Not 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 79% 51%
American Indian/Alaska Native 8% 23%
Two or more races 6% 8%
Hispanic 5% 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 50%N/A41%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Teacher resources

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

Staff resources available to students
  • Dance teacher(s)
Performing and written arts
  • Dance

Health & athletics

Staff resources available to students
  • Dance teacher(s)
  • Instructional aide(s)/coach(es)
  • PE instructor(s)
School facilities
  • Gym
  • Swimming pool
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Resources

Staff resources available to students
  • Dance teacher(s)
  • Instructional aide(s)/coach(es)
  • Librarian/media specialist(s)
  • PE instructor(s)
Transportation options
  • Buses/vans for students only
School facilities
  • Cafeteria
  • Gym
  • Library
  • Swimming pool
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Sports

Boys sports
  • Basketball
  • Skiing
  • Swimming
Girls sports
  • Basketball
  • Skiing
  • Swimming

Arts & music

Performing arts
  • Dance
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46188 Sterling Hwy
Soldotna, AK 99669
Phone: (907) 260-2300

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