Anchorage school information

IndexAnchorageAlaskaNational
Average Test Scores72%65%68%
Student/Teacher ratio19:118:116:1
Total public schools8528579,235
Total private schools205524,875
Total post-secondary schools4117,965

Did you know?

  • The average school test scores in Anchorage are 5% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 85 public schools in Anchorage.
  • 88.8% of people in Anchorage have completed 8th grade.
  • 88.2% of people in Anchorage have completed high school.
  • 32.9% of people in Anchorage have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Anchorage

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  • Abbott Loop Elementary8427 Lake Otis ParkwayGrades: PK - 06Students: 40 · Ratio: 15:173
  • Airport Heights Elementary1510 Alder DriveGrades: PK - 06Students: 323 · Ratio: 13:147
  • Alaska Native Cultural Charter School110 Muldoon RoadGrades: PK - 07Students: 206 · Ratio: 14:165
  • Alaska State School For The Deaf & Hard Of Hearing5530 E Northern Lights Blvd.Grades: PK - 12Students: 45 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Alpenglow Elementary19201 Driftwood Bay DriveGrades: PK - 06Students: 556 · Ratio: 18:186
  • Aquarian Charter School1705 W 32Nd AveGrades: KG - 06Students: 369 · Ratio: 19:190
  • Avail School425 C StreetGrades: 07 - 12Students: 64 · Ratio: 11:143
  • Bartlett High School1101 N Muldoon Rd.Grades: 09 - 12Students: 1,638 · Ratio: 20:160
  • Baxter Elementary2991 Baxter RoadGrades: PK - 06Students: 378 · Ratio: 15:183
  • Bayshore Elementary10500 Bayshore DriveGrades: PK - 06Students: 527 · Ratio: 17:185
  • Bear Valley Elementary15001 Mountain Air DriveGrades: PK - 06Students: 431 · Ratio: 16:190
  • Benson Secondary/S.E.A.R.C.H.4515 Campbell Airstrip RdGrades: 07 - 12Students: 259 · Ratio: 16:149
  • Birchwood Abc Elementary17010 Birchtree StGrades: PK - 06Students: 333 · Ratio: 19:185
  • Bowman Elementary11700 Gregory RdGrades: PK - 06Students: 464 · Ratio: 15:177
  • Campbell Elementary7206 Rovenna StreetGrades: PK - 06Students: 409 · Ratio: 17:175
  • Central Middle School Of Science1405 E StGrades: 07 - 08Students: 588 · Ratio: 17:170
  • Chester Valley Elementary1751 Patterson StreetGrades: PK - 05Students: 203 · Ratio: 16:159
  • Chinook Elementary3101 W 88Th AveGrades: PK - 06Students: 543 · Ratio: 17:164
  • Chugach Extension Correspondence9312 Vanguard DrGrades: PK - 12Students: 23 · Ratio: 48:165
  • Chugach Optional Elementary1205 E StGrades: PK - 06Students: 254 · Ratio: 18:1n/a
  • Clark Middle School150 South Bragaw StreetGrades: 06 - 08Students: 1,094 · Ratio: 15:156
  • College Gate Elementary3101 Sunflower StreetGrades: PK - 06Students: 395 · Ratio: 17:176
  • Continuation School401 W International Airport 27Grades: 07 - 12Students: 19 · Ratio: 7:151
  • Creekside Park Elementary7500 E 6Th AveGrades: PK - 05Students: 421 · Ratio: 16:170
  • Crossroads School3350 Commercial Dr # 101Grades: 07 - 12Students: 45 · Ratio: 23:144
  • Denali Elementary952 CordovaGrades: PK - 06Students: 415 · Ratio: 15:180
  • Dimond High School2909 W 88Th AveGrades: 09 - 12Students: 1,785 · Ratio: 21:177
  • Distance Learning/Corresp. Ctr.Box 772182Grades: PK - 12Students: 125 · Ratio: 128:1n/a
  • Eagle Academy Charter School10901 Mausel St Suite 101Grades: KG - 06Students: 161 · Ratio: 18:188
  • Eagle River Elementary19900 Old Eagle River RoadGrades: PK - 06Students: 362 · Ratio: 15:182
  • Eagle River High School8701 Yosemite DriveGrades: 09 - 12Students: 895 · Ratio: 23:180
  • East High School4025 E Northern Lights BlvdGrades: 09 - 12Students: 2,211 · Ratio: 21:160
  • Fairview Elementary1327 Nelchina StreetGrades: PK - 06Students: 472 · Ratio: 20:154
  • Family Partnership Charter School401 E Fireweed Lane Suite 100Grades: KG - 12Students: 554 · Ratio: 55:176
  • Fire Lake ElementaryPo Box 772569Grades: PK - 05Students: 347 · Ratio: 15:181
  • Frontier Charter School400 W Northern Lights Blvd, #9Grades: KG - 12Students: 313 · Ratio: 313:173
  • Gladys Wood Elementary7001 Cranberry StreetGrades: PK - 06Students: 455 · Ratio: 19:177
  • Goldenview Middle School15800 Goldenview DriveGrades: 07 - 08Students: 795 · Ratio: 17:187
  • Government Hill Elementary525 Bluff DriveGrades: PK - 06Students: 49 · Ratio: 17:172
  • Gruening Middle School9601 Lee StreetGrades: 06 - 08Students: 569 · Ratio: 16:180
  • Hanshew Middle School10121 Lake Otis ParkwayGrades: 07 - 08Students: 756 · Ratio: 15:173
  • Highland Tech High Charter School5530 E Northern Lights Suite 1Grades: 06 - 12Students: 236 · Ratio: 21:171
  • Homestead Elementary18001 Baranoff StreetGrades: PK - 06Students: 314 · Ratio: 15:190
  • Huffman Elementary12000 Lorraine StreetGrades: PK - 06Students: 379 · Ratio: 18:189
  • Inlet View Elementary1219 N StreetGrades: PK - 06Students: 226 · Ratio: 17:179
  • Kasuun Elementary4000 E 68Th AvenueGrades: PK - 06Students: 442 · Ratio: 16:178
  • Kincaid Elementary4900 Raspberry RoadGrades: PK - 06Students: 508 · Ratio: 18:186
  • King Career Center2650 E Northern Lights BlvdGrades: 10 - 12Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Klatt Elementary11900 Puma DriveGrades: PK - 06Students: 35 · Ratio: 17:177
  • Lake Hood Elementary3601 W 40Th AvenueGrades: PK - 06Students: 413 · Ratio: 16:176
  • Lake Otis Elementary3331 Lake Otis ParkwayGrades: PK - 06Students: 403 · Ratio: 15:172
  • Mclaughlin Secondary School2600 Providence DrGrades: 06 - 12Students: 113 · Ratio: 7:148
  • Mears Middle School2700 W 100ThGrades: 07 - 08Students: 804 · Ratio: 16:175
  • Mountain View Elementary4005 Mcphee AvenueGrades: PK - 05Students: 373 · Ratio: 14:154
  • Muldoon Elementary525 Cherry StreetGrades: PK - 05Students: 442 · Ratio: 14:151
  • Nicholas J. Begich Middle School7440 Creekside Center DrGrades: 06 - 08Students: 996 · Ratio: 17:163
  • North Star Elementary605 W Fireweed LaneGrades: PK - 07Students: 404 · Ratio: 13:161
  • Northern Lights Abc K-8 School2424 East Dowling RoadGrades: KG - 08Students: 617 · Ratio: 22:193
  • Northwood Abc Elementary4807 Northwood DrGrades: PK - 06Students: 363 · Ratio: 13:171
  • Nunaka Valley Elementary1905 Twining DriveGrades: PK - 05Students: 265 · Ratio: 16:166
  • O'Malley Elementary11100 Rockridge DriveGrades: PK - 06Students: 306 · Ratio: 16:185
  • Ocean View Elementary11911 Johns RdGrades: PK - 06Students: 444 · Ratio: 16:181
  • Polaris K-12 School6200 Ashwood StreetGrades: KG - 12Students: 479 · Ratio: 19:188
  • Ptarmigan Elementary888 Edwards StreetGrades: PK - 05Students: 434 · Ratio: 14:158
  • Rabbit Creek Elementary13650 Lake Otis ParkwayGrades: PK - 06Students: 42 · Ratio: 18:187
  • Ravenwood Elementary9500 Wren LaneGrades: PK - 06Students: 432 · Ratio: 18:191
  • Rilke Schule Charter School2511 Sentry Drive, Suite #100Grades: KG - 08Students: 312 · Ratio: 18:178
  • Rogers Park Elementary1400 E Northern Lights BlvdGrades: PK - 06Students: 509 · Ratio: 15:180
  • Romig Middle School2500 Minnesota DrGrades: 07 - 08Students: 732 · Ratio: 16:172
  • Russian Jack Elementary4300 East 20Th AvenueGrades: PK - 05Students: 386 · Ratio: 11:171
  • S.A.V.E. High School410 East 56ThGrades: 09 - 12Students: 22 · Ratio: 19:153
  • Sand Lake Elementary7500 Jewel Lake RdGrades: PK - 06Students: 706 · Ratio: 20:181
  • Scenic Park Elementary3933 Patterson RdGrades: PK - 05Students: 391 · Ratio: 17:172
  • Service High School5577 Abbott RdGrades: 09 - 12Students: 180 · Ratio: 20:176
  • South Anchorage High School13400 Elmore RoadGrades: 09 - 12Students: 1,528 · Ratio: 21:184
  • Spring Hill Elementary9911 Lake Otis PwkyGrades: PK - 06Students: 34 · Ratio: 16:162
  • Steller Secondary School2508 Blueberry LaneGrades: 07 - 12Students: 271 · Ratio: 20:187
  • Susitna Elementary7500 Tyone CourtGrades: PK - 06Students: 467 · Ratio: 17:170
  • Taku Elementary701 E 72Nd AvenueGrades: PK - 06Students: 40 · Ratio: 15:168
  • Trailside Elementary5151 Abbott RoadGrades: PK - 06Students: 476 · Ratio: 16:183
  • Tudor Elementary1666 Cache DrGrades: PK - 06Students: 355 · Ratio: 15:172
  • Turnagain Elementary3500 W Northern Lights BlvdGrades: PK - 06Students: 459 · Ratio: 15:175
  • Wendler Middle School2905 Lake Otis ParkwayGrades: 07 - 08Students: 536 · Ratio: 14:166
  • West High School1700 Hillcrest DrGrades: 09 - 12Students: 1,836 · Ratio: 22:165
  • Whaley School2220 Nichols StGrades: PK - 12Students: 485 · Ratio: 9:136
  • William Tyson Elementary2801 Richmond AvenueGrades: PK - 05Students: 518 · Ratio: 16:159
  • Williwaw Elementary1200 San Antonio StreetGrades: PK - 06Students: 379 · Ratio: 17:162
  • Willow Crest Elementary1004 W Tudor RdGrades: PK - 06Students: 443 · Ratio: 16:159
  • Winterberry School508 W 2Nd AveGrades: KG - 08Students: 20 · Ratio: 20:169
  • Wonder Park Elementary5100 E 4Th AveGrades: PK - 05Students: 316 · Ratio: 13:160

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Education level achieved in Anchorage

IndexAnchorageAlaskaNational
Completed 8th grade88.8%87.6%83.8%
Completed high school88.2%86.8%82.4%
Completed some college69.2%64.3%58.4%
Completed associate degree41.5%35.9%37.2%
Completed bachelors32.9%27.7%29.3%
Completed masters11.9%9.8%11.0%
Completed professional degree3.5%2.7%3.2%
Completed doctorate1.3%1.1%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Anchorage (high school & post-secondary)

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Anchorage, AK298,17872%5%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Stockton, CA297,22340%41%
Cincinnati, OH297,11771%4%
Lexington-Fayette, KY304,47369%2%
St. Paul, MN291,72847%32%
Pittsburgh, PA306,04578%15%
Anchorage, AK298,17872%5%
Source: The Anchorage, AK education data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.