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B+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    B-
  2. Diversity
    A+
  3. Teachers
    B
  4. College Prep
    B
  5. Clubs & Activities
    B
  6. Health & Safety
    B-
  7. Administration
    B
  8. Sports
    A-
  9. Food
    B
  10. Resources & Facilities
    B-
East High School is an above average, public school located in Anchorage, AK. It has 2,209 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 21 to 1. According to state test scores, 20% of students are at least proficient in math and 24% in reading.
Address
4025 E Northern Lights Blvd
Anchorage, AK 99508
Telephone
(907) 742-2100
Website

East High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
24%
Percent Proficient - Math
20%
Average Graduation Rate
80%
Average SAT
1120
105 responses
Average ACT
24
65 responses
AP Enrollment
9%
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Living in the Area
B
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Crime & Safety
    C-
  2. Diversity
    NG
  3. Cost of Living
    C
  4. Good for Families
    B
Area Feel
Rural
Median Household Income
$80,862
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$1,231
National
$949
Median Home Value
$298,000
National
$184,700

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
B-
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
88%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school.24 responses
Poll
83%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.24 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 92 responses
Report
  • Annual school play productions
    23%
  • Spirit Week
    23%
  • Pep Rally
    22%
  • Football games
    15%
  • Playing Sports
    5%
  • Depends
    3%
  • Nothing now
    3%

Students

Diversity
A+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
2,209
Free or Reduced Lunch
69%
75%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.28 responses
78%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.27 responses
79%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.28 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
21:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
Teachers in First/Second Year
11.7%
68%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.44 responses
89%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.44 responses
82%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.44 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
B
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Very Low
Expenses Per Student
$17,029/ year
National
$12,239
78%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.46 responses
54%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.46 responses
67%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.46 responses
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I loved going to East High School. Recently, it was named the most diverse high school in the nation which is definitely a detail about the environment that I truly enjoyed growing up and learning in. I thrived and flourished at East with my academic grades soaring high each semester. I found it to be a very encouraging, accommodating, and nourishing surrounding to be in. I wasn't too much into sports but it was a big thing with the other students. Our school was (and still is) definitely proud of their TBirds!
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This school has so much potential, the overall downside is it's funding. The atmosphere and being number one in the nation in diversity has it's perks. But no funding in sport support and extracurricular. It would totally boost the student moral in this high school!
East High School is the best high school in Alaska. It’s the most diverse school in the U.S. and I’m very proud of my school. If you enter east the first thing you will notice is the diversity; it’s like walking all around the world. Teachers at East are very prepared to help students with their academic life and also personal life. East is the best place to be!