Top 10 Best Alaska Blue Ribbon Public Schools (2021)

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For the 2021 school year, there are 34 blue ribbon public schools serving 8,967 students in Alaska.
These schools have been recognized by the Department of Education for achieving superior standards of academic excellence, Read more about this national school awards program and how blue ribbon schools work.
The top ranked blue ribbon public schools in Alaska are Aurora Borealis Charter School, Eagle Academy Charter School and Aurora Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Alaska blue ribbon public schools have an average math proficiency score of 62% (versus the Alaska public school average of 37%), and reading proficiency score of 63% (versus the 43% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is less than the Alaska public school average of 52% (majority American Indian).

Top Alaska Blue Ribbon Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Students Year
  • Rank: #11.
    Aurora Borealis Charter School Charter School
    Math: 85-89% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    705 Frontage Rd Ste A
    Kenai, AK 99611
    (907) 283-0292

    197 students
    Year: 2010
  • Rank: #22.
    Eagle Academy Charter School Charter School
    Math: 80-84% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    10901 Mausel St Ste 101
    Eagle River, AK 99577
    (907) 742-3025

    176 students
    Year: 2020
  • Rank: #3-43.-4.
    Aurora Elementary School Math: 75-79% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    5085 10th St
    Jber, AK 99506
    (907) 742-0300

    210 students
    Year: 2013, 2019
  • Rank: #3-43.-4.
    Bayshore Elementary School Math: 76% | Reading: 73%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    10500 Bayshore Dr
    Anchorage, AK 99515
    (907) 742-5360

    468 students
    Year: 2016
  • Rank: #55.
    Northern Lights Abc K-8 School Magnet School
    Math: 70% | Reading: 76%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    2424 East Dowling Rd
    Anchorage, AK 99507
    (907) 742-7500

    628 students
    Year: 2017
  • Rank: #6-86.-8.
    Bear Valley Elementary School Math: 72% | Reading: 67%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    15001 Mountain Air Dr
    Anchorage, AK 99516
    (907) 742-5900

    413 students
    Year: 2015
  • Rank: #6-86.-8.
    O'malley Elementary School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    11100 Rockridge Dr
    Anchorage, AK 99516
    (907) 742-5800

    304 students
    Year: 2019
  • Rank: #6-86.-8.
    Peterson Elementary School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Avenue G Bldg 550
    Kodiak, AK 99615
    (907) 481-6400

    246 students
    Year: 2014
  • Rank: #9-109.- 10.
    Fred And Sara Machetanz Elementary School Math: 72% | Reading: 66%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    4961 E Nelson Rd
    Wasilla, AK 99654
    (907) 864-2300

    444 students
    Year: 2019
  • Rank: #9-109.- 10.
    Mat-su Career & Technical Ed High School Vocational School
    Math: 60-64% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    2472 N Seward Meridian Pkwy
    Wasilla, AK 99654
    (907) 352-0400

    656 students
    Year: 2015
  • Rank: #1111.
    Chugach Optional Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 65-69% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    1205 E St
    Anchorage, AK 99501
    (907) 742-3730

    257 students
    Year: 2011
  • Rank: #1212.
    Mcneil Canyon Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    52188 East End Rd
    Homer, AK 99603
    (907) 235-8181

    123 students
    Year: 2004
  • Rank: #1313.
    Orion Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    5112 Arctic Warrior Dr
    Jber, AK 99506
    (907) 742-0250

    271 students
    Year: 2016
  • Rank: #1414.
    Crawford Elementary School Math: 65% | Reading: 65%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    692 Raven's Way
    Eielson Afb, AK 99702
    (907) 372-3306

    296 students
    Year: 2014
  • Rank: #1515.
    Pioneer Peak Elementary School Math: 70% | Reading: 60%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    1959 North Trunk Rd
    Palmer, AK 99645
    (907) 861-5700

    434 students
    Year: 2018
  • Rank: #1616.
    Academy Charter School Charter School
    Math: 50-54% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    801 East Arctic
    Palmer, AK 99645
    (907) 746-2358

    247 students
    Year: 2016
  • Rank: #1717.
    West Homer Elementary School Math: 59% | Reading: 66%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    995 Soundview Ave Ste 1
    Homer, AK 99603
    (907) 235-5750

    255 students
    Year: 2012
  • Rank: #1818.
    Homer Middle School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    500 Sterling Hwy
    Homer, AK 99603
    (907) 235-5700

    191 students
    Year: 2018
  • Rank: #1919.
    Haines Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    604 Haines Hwy
    Haines, AK 99827
    (907) 766-6700

    176 students
    Year: 2014
  • Rank: #2020.
    Evergreen Elementary School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    350 Bennett St
    Wrangell, AK 99929
    (907) 874-2321

    152 students
    Year: 2010
  • Rank: #2121.
    Rae C. Stedman Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    303 Dolphin St
    Petersburg, AK 99833
    (877) 526-7656

    231 students
    Year: 2006
  • Rank: #2222.
    Kenny Lake School Math: 50-59% | Reading: 50-59%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Mile 5 Edgerton Hwy
    Copper Center, AK 99573
    (907) 822-3870

    67 students
    Year: 2005
  • Rank: #2323.
    Steller Secondary School Magnet School
    Math: 45-49% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    2508 Blueberry Ln
    Anchorage, AK 99503
    (907) 742-4950

    286 students
    Year: 2018
  • Rank: #2424.
    Mitkof Middle School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    500 N First St
    Petersburg, AK 99833
    (907) 772-3860

    88 students
    Year: 2020
  • Rank: #2525.
    Unalaska Jr/sr High School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    55 E Broadway
    Unalaska, AK 99685
    (907) 581-1222

    184 students
    Year: 2011
  • Rank: #2626.
    Tongass School Of Arts And Sciences Charter School Charter School
    Math: 60-64% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    410 Schoenbar Rd
    Ketchikan, AK 99901
    (907) 225-5720

    179 students
    Year: 2012
  • Rank: #2727.
    Iditarod Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    455 E Carpenter Cir
    Wasilla, AK 99654
    (907) 352-9100

    437 students
    Year: 2004
  • Rank: #28-2928.- 29.
    Mt. Eccles Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    201 Adams Ave
    Cordova, AK 99574
    (907) 424-3236

    181 students
    Year: 2005
  • Rank: #28-2928.- 29.
    William H. Seward Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    606 Sea Lion Dr
    Seward, AK 99664
    (907) 224-3356

    300 students
    Year: 2008
  • Rank: #3030.
    Kaleidoscope School Of Arts & Science Charter School
    Math: 45-49% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    549 N Forest Dr
    Kenai, AK 99611
    (907) 283-0804

    260 students
    Year: 2015
  • Rank: #3131.
    Glennallen Elementary School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1976 Aurora Dr
    Glennallen, AK 99588
    (907) 822-3232

    145 students
    Year: 2009
  • Rank: #3232.
    Craig Middle School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    100 School Road Lower
    Craig, AK 99921
    (907) 826-3274

    62 students
    Year: 2008
  • Rank: #3333.
    Main Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    128 Powell Ave
    Kodiak, AK 99615
    (907) 486-2100

    227 students
    Year: 2006
  • Rank: #3434.
    Richard Johnson Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    4th & Milton St
    Metlakatla, AK 99926
    (907) 886-4121

    176 students
    Year: 2007
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