Top 10 Best Alaska Public Schools (2022)

Alaska is the #45 largest school system in the United States, serving 132,589 students across the 511 public schools for the 2022 school year.
The percentage of students achieving math proficiency in Alaska is 36%. The percentage of students achieving reading proficiency is 40%.
The top ranked public schools in Alaska are Aurora Borealis Charter School, Eagle Academy Charter School and Skagway School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Minority enrollment is 52% (majority American Indian) and the student:teacher ratio is 17:1.

Student by Ethnicity

(AK) School Average
American Indian
23%
Asian
6%
Hispanic
7%
Black
3%
White
47%
Hawaiian
3%
Two or more races
11%
This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AK.

Top Ranked Public Schools in Alaska (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Student Proficiency
Grades
Location
Rank: #11.
Aurora Borealis Charter School
Charter School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 85-89% (Top 1%)
Reading: 85-89% (Top 1%)
Grades: K-8
705 Frontage Rd Ste A
Kenai, AK 99611
(907) 283-0292
Rank: #2 - 32. - 3.
Eagle Academy Charter School
Charter School
Math: 90-94% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 90-94% (Top 1%)
Reading: 80-84% (Top 1%)
Grades: K-6
10901 Mausel St Ste 101
Eagle River, AK 99577
(907) 742-3025
Rank: #2 - 32. - 3.
Skagway School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 75-79% (Top 1%)
Reading: 85-89% (Top 1%)
Grades: PK-12
1563 Main St
Skagway, AK 99840
(907) 983-2960
Rank: #44.
Academy Charter School
Charter School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 70-74% (Top 5%)
Reading: 85-89% (Top 1%)
Grades: K-8
801 East Arctic
Palmer, AK 99645
(907) 746-2358
Rank: #55.
Aurora Elementary School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 75-79% (Top 1%)
Reading: 75-79% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-6
5085 10th St
Jber, AK 99506
(907) 742-0300
Rank: #6 - 76. - 7.
American Charter Academy
Charter School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 70-74% (Top 5%)
Reading: 75-79% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-12
7362 W Parks Hwy #725
Wasilla, AK 99623
(907) 352-0150
Rank: #6 - 76. - 7.
Watershed Charter School
Charter School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 70-74% (Top 5%)
Reading: 75-79% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-8
4975 Decathlon Ave
Fairbanks, AK 99709
(907) 374-9350
Rank: #88.
Bayshore Elementary School
Math: 83% | Reading: 74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
(1)
Math: 83% (Top 1%)
Reading: 74% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-6
10500 Bayshore Dr
Anchorage, AK 99515
(907) 742-5360
Rank: #99.
Tanalian School
Math: 60-79% | Reading: ≥80%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 60-79% (Top 5%)
Reading: ≥80% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-12
School Rd
Port Alsworth, AK 99653
(907) 781-2210
Rank: #1010.
Bear Valley Elementary School
Math: 70% | Reading: 75%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 70% (Top 5%)
Reading: 75% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-6
15001 Mountain Air Dr
Anchorage, AK 99516
(907) 742-5900

Best Alaska Public Schools by County (2022)

County
# Schools
# Students
% Minority

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