Top 10 Best Alaska Public Schools (2021)

Alaska is the #45 largest school system in the United States, serving 132,872 students across the 509 public schools for the 2021 school year.
The percentage of students achieving math proficiency in Alaska is 37%. The percentage of students achieving reading proficiency is 43%.
The top ranked public schools in Alaska are Aurora Borealis Charter School, Skagway School and Eagle Academy Charter School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Minority enrollment is 52% (majority 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 Overall Ranked Public Schools in Alaska (2021)

  • School Student Proficiency Grades Location
  • Rank: #11.
    Aurora Borealis Charter SchoolCharter School
    Math: 85-89% (Top 1%) Reading: 85-89% (Top 1%)Math: 85-89% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 85-89% (Top 1%)
    Grades: K-8705 Frontage Rd Ste A
    KenaiAK 99611
    (907) 283-0292

  • Rank: #22.
    Skagway School
    Math: 80-84% (Top 1%) Reading: 85-89% (Top 1%)Math: 80-84% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 85-89% (Top 1%)
    Grades: PK-121563 Main St
    SkagwayAK 99840
    (907) 983-2960

  • Rank: #33.
    Eagle Academy Charter SchoolCharter School
    Math: 80-84% (Top 1%) Reading: 80-84% (Top 1%)Math: 80-84% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 80-84% (Top 1%)
    Grades: K-610901 Mausel St Ste 101
    Eagle RiverAK 99577
    (907) 742-3025

  • Rank: #4-54.-5.Math: 75-79% (Top 1%) Reading: 70-74% (Top 5%)Math: 75-79% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 70-74% (Top 5%)
    Grades: PK-65085 10th St
    JberAK 99506
    (907) 742-0300

  • Rank: #4-54.-5.Math: 76% (Top 5%) Reading: 73% (Top 5%)Math: 76% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 73% (Top 5%)
    Grades: PK-610500 Bayshore Dr
    AnchorageAK 99515
    (907) 742-5360

  • Rank: #66.
    Watershed Charter SchoolCharter School
    Math: 70-74% (Top 5%) Reading: 70-74% (Top 5%)Math: 70-74% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 70-74% (Top 5%)
    Grades: K-84975 Decathlon Ave
    FairbanksAK 99709
    (907) 374-9350

  • Rank: #7-87.-8.
    Aquarian Charter SchoolCharter School
    Math: 71% (Top 5%) Reading: 75% (Top 5%)Math: 71% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 75% (Top 5%)
    Grades: K-61705 W 32nd Ave
    AnchorageAK 99517
    (907) 742-4900

  • Rank: #7-87.-8.
    Northern Lights Abc K-8 SchoolMagnet School
    Math: 70% (Top 5%) Reading: 76% (Top 5%)Math: 70% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 76% (Top 5%)
    Grades: PK-82424 East Dowling Rd
    AnchorageAK 99507
    (907) 742-7500

  • Rank: #9-129.- 12.Math: 72% (Top 5%) Reading: 67% (Top 5%)Math: 72% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 67% (Top 5%)
    Grades: PK-615001 Mountain Air Dr
    AnchorageAK 99516
    (907) 742-5900

  • Rank: #9-129.- 12.
    Girdwood School
    Math: 70-74% (Top 5%) Reading: 65-69% (Top 5%)Math: 70-74% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 65-69% (Top 5%)
    Grades: PK-8680 Hightower
    GirdwoodAK 99587
    (907) 742-5300

  • View Full List of Top Ranked AK Schools

Top Alaska Public Schools by County (2021)

County
# Schools
# Students
% Minority
4 Schools
233 Students
91% Minority
6 Schools
497 Students
80% Minority
102 Schools
48,125 Students
58% Minority
40 Schools
5,179 Students
97% Minority
4 Schools
135 Students
69% Minority
4 Schools
963 Students
34% Minority
11 Schools
1,091 Students
94% Minority
38 Schools
19,531 Students
36% Minority
3 Schools
269 Students
23% Minority
7 Schools
310 Students
71% Minority
15 Schools
4,765 Students
52% Minority
43 Schools
8,945 Students
27% Minority
9 Schools
2,359 Students
50% Minority
14 Schools
2,422 Students
59% Minority
12 Schools
2,524 Students
99% Minority
12 Schools
335 Students
87% Minority
46 Schools
19,098 Students
28% Minority
20 Schools
2,676 Students
97% Minority
11 Schools
2,159 Students
98% Minority
13 Schools
2,130 Students
97% Minority
3 Schools
470 Students
31% Minority
20 Schools
1,330 Students
62% Minority
7 Schools
1,693 Students
61% Minority
1 Schools
138 Students
24% Minority
12 Schools
1,190 Students
34% Minority
16 Schools
1,511 Students
47% Minority
3 Schools
290 Students
58% Minority
2 Schools
76 Students
64% Minority
31 Schools
2,428 Students
66% Minority
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