Schools in Anchorage

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School Districts in Anchorage

District Type Grade Span Schools Students
Kenai Peninsula Borough School District UNIFIED PK-12 43 9,022
Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District UNIFIED PK-12 43 18,028
Anchorage School District UNIFIED PK-12 96 48,089

Schools in Anchorage

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    10 Bear Valley Elementary School

    Great school! My child goes there and the buses are never late! I like how the teachers teachers teach so well!

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    10 Aquarian Charter School

    We are so happy that we chose Aquarian for our child’s elementary education. Our child is now in first grade and it has been such a positive experience. Aquarian really is a family, and I feel...

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    10 Girdwood School

    I found this school to be an enormous disappointment. My child was being taught by a teacher whose enthusiasm for teaching had dissipated long ago and really should have retired. My child grew a...

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    10 Bayshore Elementary School

    My child loves going to school here. He feels special and really loves every aspect of his learning. The teachers are very supportive to his learning style. The administrator has set the school up...

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    10 Northern Lights Abc K-8 School

    It has taught me a lot and about friendship. All the teachers here have pushed me to be the best I can be. Even when I was really hyper

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    10 Trailside Elementary School

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    10 Eagle Academy Charter School

    EACS has been such a blessing for our family. The curriculum is amazing and you see results. I wish I would have been brought up using Spalding and Saxon. I love the principal, teachers, and staff for...

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    10 Chugach Optional Elementary School

    Chugach is a nurturing community where the whole family is welcome, where family values are expected and encouraged and each individual play a role in the education of the young community. This is not...

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    9 Baxter Elementary School

    The teachers at Baxter are dedicated to teaching to the divers needs of their students and highly encourage family involvement through school events.

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    9 Ursa Minor Elementary School

    The teachers at this school are hit and miss. Mr. Pieper, Mrs. Pieper, Mrs. McCalister, Mr. Benedetti, Mr. Vecera are great teachers that care about what they do and more importantly exercise common...

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    10 Girdwood School

    I found this school to be an enormous disappointment. My child was being taught by a teacher whose enthusiasm for teaching had dissipated long ago and really should have retired. My child grew a...

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    10 Northern Lights Abc K-8 School

    It has taught me a lot and about friendship. All the teachers here have pushed me to be the best I can be. Even when I was really hyper

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    9 Goldenview Middle School

    So far, our experience with Goldenview is excellent. I have never been in a school where I felt as much enthusiasm form the teachers as Goldenview. The teachers are excited and this gets the kids...

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    8 Family Partnership Charter School

    At the FPCS they consider every family's individual needs.

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    8 Mirror Lake Middle School

    I was a student that has been at this school for three years. I have learned that the majority of the students are really nice, and the teachers that I had were very skilled at teaching. My favorite...

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    8 Gruening Middle School

    Class sizes are very large and getting even larger. Some teachers cannot control their classes which results in more detentions, etc.

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    7 Romig Middle School

    The highly gifted program had a lot of wonderful features and great children. However, the homework was beyond excessive. I don't think the teachers are aware how many hours every night and every...

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    7 Rilke Schule Charter School

    Updated from March 2012 (Kindergarten review): We're nearing the end of fourth grade and I'm still very happy with the education our son has received so far! Reading the most recent reviews can...

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    7 Mears Middle School

    The teachers are devoted to the Success of the students academically and also in sports.

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    7 Frontier Charter School

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    9 South Anchorage High School

    I hate this school the only reason why I havent left for service yet is because the JROTC program is amazing and a couple of the teachers are nice and the counselors are very friendly

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    9 Eagle River High School

    My son transferred here as a junior when we moved to the area. We had heard that ERHS was one of the best in the district and we made our house purchase decision so he could attend here. We have been...

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    8 Family Partnership Charter School

    At the FPCS they consider every family's individual needs.

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    8 Chugiak High School

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    7 Dimond High School

    Good teachers, programs, facilities and sports programs at Dimond. Dedicated staff to work on all academics and support of the students.

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    7 Service High School

    As a product of elite eastern private schools, I had some doubts about sending my kids to Service High. Well, the education they got in the Service "seminar school" was awesome. Service has been...

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    7 Frontier Charter School

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    7 Highland Tech High Charter School

    My son has been going to this school for 3 years now, since 6th grade, and we all love it. He was often bored in public school but at Highland he has excelled. He wants to go to school everyday. We...

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    6 Wasilla High School

    This is a great school. I attended there in 1995 and it was a great experience.

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    6 West High School

    I love this school. There are many programs offered which bring in people from all over Anchorage. From my experience, the staff are all very helpful and attentive, and are willing to challenge their...

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