School Details

Benson Secondary/S.E.A.R.C.H.

4515 Campbell Airstrip Rd, Anchorage, AK 99507
(907) 742-2050
3

(out of 10)

Public Grades 7-12 274 students 15 students/teacher (AK avg is 17)

Test Scores by grade

18%
66%
65%
67%
83%
81%
45%
77%
75%

Alaska Standards Based Assessment (SBA)

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.
  • This school in 2013
  • Anchorage School District average
  • Alaska state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

27%
65%
64%
56%
76%
76%
45%
69%
66%
36%
75%
74%

Alaska Standards Based Assessment (SBA)

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.
55%
76%
77%
66%
84%
84%
36%
74%
72%

AK High School Graduation Qualifying Exam (HSGQE)

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 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.
  • This school in 2013
  • Anchorage School District average
  • Alaska state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

29%
27%
35%
48%
50%
56%
35%
39%
49%

AK High School Graduation Qualifying Exam (HSGQE)

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 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.
  • This school in 2013
  • Anchorage School District average
  • Alaska state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

22%
26%
36%
43%
36%
50%

AK High School Graduation Qualifying Exam (HSGQE)

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 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.
  • This school in 2013
  • Anchorage School District average
  • Alaska state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Benson Secondary/S.E.A.R.C.H. is a public high school in Anchorage. 274 children attend Benson Secondary/S.E.A.R.C.H. and identify as Pacific Islander, Asian, and Asian/Pacific Islander. 51% of the 274 students here have subsidized lunches. The student to teacher ratio at Benson Secondary/S.E.A.R.C.H. is 15:1. Service High School is one of the nearest high schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Pacific Islander 8% 4%
Asian 7% %
Asian/Pacific Islander 5% 11%
White, non-Hispanic 35% 46%
Multiracial 15% 13%
Hispanic 12% 11%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 12% 4%
Native American or Native Alaskan 11% 9%
Black, non-Hispanic 10% 6%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 51% 40%

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