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Places With The Best Education System In Alaska 2020

Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score63
  • Chena Ridge, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,744
51
  • Steele Creek, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,693
59
  • Homer, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,418
51
  • Fishhook, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,866
63
  • College, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 14,372
  • I loved living in College, Alaska when I was in college there at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. There's not much besides the University of Alaska Fairbanks in College, Alaska. It's a nice, quiet…[read more]
57
  • Gateway, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,061
33
  • Meadow Lakes, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,694
42
  • Kenai, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,551
46
  • Tanaina, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 9,736
60
  • Juneau, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 32,524
  • Each 3 hour whale watching tour in Juneau includes ½ hour transportation each way from the downtown Juneau cruise ship dock to Auke Bay, where we disembark for the best of Alaska and wildlife cruise. We…[read more]
67
  • Sitka, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,921
49
  • Badger, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 19,830
  • The best thing about living in Badger is the stunning beauty of the landscape. Near the Chena river, I love the feeling of being connected to Mother Earth here! The forest are lush, and when I get to see…[read more]
45
  • Sterling, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,661
55
  • Anchorage, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 299,321
  • I can honestly say this is hands down the worst place anyone could ever choose to live. It’s like being on an island, not a tropical island, but an island where it snows 8 months a year and is just…[read more]
52
  • Lakes, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,944
60
  • Palmer, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,572
64
  • Kodiak, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,272
46
  • Knik-Fairview, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 17,038
  • Since I have been living in Knik-Fairview, Alaska, it has been a mediocre experience. Although the there is a stable housing market the neighborhoods are mediocre. This city has a high crime rate, and…[read more]
55
  • Fairbanks, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 32,578
  • I saw the terrible review above and had to say something. I totally disagree about Fairbanks being a terrible place to live. My husband and I moved here in 2008 and we love it! Yes, it's freaking cold in…[read more]
46
  • Nikiski, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,029
57
  • Ketchikan, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,189
49
  • Wasilla, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,972
  • Could be the worse place on the planet to live. Horrible winters, wet summers, and only two seasons. Avoid this place at all costs. The living conditions are awful, and the population of losers who live…[read more]
44
  • Kalifornsky, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,015
39
  • Bethel, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,365

Moving to a new city in Alaska is a stressful process. Combine that with having to find a new school for your kids and stress levels can reach epic proportions! As they say “education is the cornerstone of our society” so you want to be sure that you find the right school for your children. Using science and data, AreaVibes has compiled a list of cities with the best education system in Alaska with a minimum of 5,000 people.

Your children’s academic success can depend on your choice of education system. Finding the right city with the best education system in Alaska is no easy task. The quality of education varies from state to state, city to city and even district to district. In creating this list, we wanted to take into account more than just test scores. Although we do believe that standardized test scores are important we also wanted to factor in classroom sizes and graduation rates.

To further narrow down your list of the cities with the best education system in Alaska, you can use the filters above. This will allow you to filter based on cities or neighborhoods, city size as well as home and rent prices to ensure that the cities fall within your housing budget. You can also filter based on other important categories that may be important to you like amenities, cost of living, crime, employment, housing and weather.