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Places With The Best Education System In Alaska 2021

Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score63
  • Chena Ridge, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,744
51
  • Steele Creek, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,693
62
  • 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]
58
  • Gateway, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,061
40
  • 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]
69
  • Sitka, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,921
50
  • 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
56
  • Anchorage, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 299,321
  • Anchorage is a great place to visit but a mediocre place to live. Attractions: The city is surrounded by some lush nature and ripe for hiking, fishing or other outdoor sports, but the city attractions…[read more]
52
  • Lakes, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,944
60
  • Palmer, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,572
65
  • 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]
54
  • Fairbanks, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 32,578
  • I have lived in FAirbanks for 6 years. I moved here from Texas,and was not exactly thrilled that my husband found work here. When we first moved here, it was March, and I was miserable. I didn't klnow…[read more]
47
  • Nikiski, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,029
55
  • Ketchikan, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,189
50
  • 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
38
  • 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.