Homer High School (Alaska)

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Homer High School
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Location
Homer, Alaska
United States
Information
Type Public
Motto Raising the Bar
School district Kenai Peninsula Borough School District
Principal Douglas Waclawski
Grades 9-12
Enrollment Approx. 400
Color(s) Blue and gold
Athletics

M: baseball, basketball, cross country running, cross country skiing, football, hockey, soccer, swimming, track, Wrestling

W: basketball, cross country running, cross country skiing, football and basketball cheerleading, Powder Puff, soccer, softball, swimming, track, volleyball
Athletics conference 3A/4A
Mascot Mariner
Website

Homer High School is located in Homer, Alaska at 600 E Fairview Ave. It is part of the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District. The school's mascot is a Mariner, usually represented by a wheel or sometimes an anchor.

Demographics[edit]

Ethnicity[edit]

According to the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District website,[1] in 2010, the student body consisted of 320 Caucasian students, 22 Alaska Native students, 13 Hispanic students, 2 African American students, 11 Asian Pacific Islander students and 7 multi-ethnic students.

Income[edit]

According to the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District website,[1] 39% of the students were classified as low income in 2010.

Sperm whale skeleton[edit]

There is a sperm whale skeleton displayed in the commons of Homer High School.

Facilities[edit]

Kate Kuhns Aquatic Center[edit]

Attached to Homer High School is the Kate Kuhns Aquatic Center, which has a 25-yard, 6-lane indoor pool. The facility also includes two low dives, a handicap access stairwell and a shallow-end splash slide.

Mariner Theater[edit]

The Mariner Theater is located adjacent to Homer High School's commons. Community and school sponsored productions take place at the theater.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "School Details". Kenai Peninsula Borough School District. Retrieved 2010-11-05. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 59°38′55″N 151°31′48″W / 59.64863°N 151.53013°W / 59.64863; -151.53013