Seward High School
8 May 2023 / by Crystal Brown
About Seward High School
Seward High School is a public school located in Seward, Alaska. It is part of the Seward City School District and serves students in grades 9-12. The school has a strong academic program and offers a wide variety of courses and activities. Students can participate in a variety of sports, clubs, and extracurricular activities. Seward High School also has a strong commitment to the arts and offers a variety of visual and performing arts classes. The school also has a strong focus on technology and offers a variety of computer and technology courses. Seward High School strives to create an environment where students feel safe and respected and can reach their full potential.
Seward, AK 99664
9 – 12
Overview Seward High School
Seward High School serves 145 students in grades 9-12.
Seward High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alaska for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 21-39% (which is approximately equal to the Alaska state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 21-39% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 44%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the Alaska state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority American Indian and Hispanic), which is lower than the Alaska state average of 53% (majority American Indian).
Verdict on Seward High School
Seward High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 443 schools in Alaska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.The diversity score of Seward High School is 0.57, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.71. The school’s diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.