Top 10 Best Alaska Blue Ribbon Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 35 blue ribbon public schools serving 9,134 students in Alaska.
Blue ribbon 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 Academy Charter 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 61% (versus the Alaska public school average of 36%), and reading proficiency score of 63% (versus the 40% 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).

Best Alaska Blue Ribbon Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
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
Grades: K-8
| 197 students
Rank: #22.
Eagle Academy Charter School
Charter School
Math: 90-94% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
10901 Mausel St Ste 101
Eagle River, AK 99577
(907) 742-3025
Grades: K-6
| 176 students
Rank: #33.
Academy Charter School
Charter School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
801 East Arctic
Palmer, AK 99645
(907) 746-2358
Grades: K-8
| 247 students
Rank: #44.
Aurora Elementary School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
5085 10th St
Jber, AK 99506
(907) 742-0300
Grades: PK-6
| 210 students
Rank: #55.
Bayshore Elementary School
Math: 83% | Reading: 74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
(1)
10500 Bayshore Dr
Anchorage, AK 99515
(907) 742-5360
Grades: PK-6
| 468 students
Rank: #66.
Bear Valley Elementary School
Math: 70% | Reading: 75%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
15001 Mountain Air Dr
Anchorage, AK 99516
(907) 742-5900
Grades: PK-6
| 413 students
Rank: #77.
Peterson Elementary School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Avenue G Bldg 550
Kodiak, AK 99615
(907) 481-6400
Grades: PK-5
| 246 students
Rank: #88.
Mat-su Career & Technical Ed High School
Vocational School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2472 N Seward Meridian Pkwy
Wasilla, AK 99654
(907) 352-0400
Grades: 8-12
| 656 students
Rank: #99.
Northern Lights Abc K-8 School
Magnet School
Math: 63% | Reading: 70%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2424 East Dowling Rd
Anchorage, AK 99507
(907) 742-7500
Grades: PK-8
| 628 students
Rank: #1010.
Fred And Sara Machetanz Elementary School
Math: 69% | Reading: 62%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
4961 E Nelson Rd
Wasilla, AK 99654
(907) 864-2300
Grades: PK-5
| 444 students
Rank: #1111.
Orion Elementary School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
5112 Arctic Warrior Dr
Jber, AK 99506
(907) 742-0250
Grades: PK-6
| 271 students
Rank: #1212.
Mitkof Middle School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
(1)
500 N First St
Petersburg, AK 99833
(907) 772-3860
Grades: 6-8
| 88 students
Rank: #13 - 1413. - 14.
Chugach Optional Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1205 E St
Anchorage, AK 99501
(907) 742-3730
Grades: PK-6
| 257 students
Rank: #13 - 1413. - 14.
O'malley Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
11100 Rockridge Dr
Anchorage, AK 99516
(907) 742-5800
Grades: PK-6
| 304 students
Rank: #15 - 1715. - 17.
Homer Middle School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
(1)
500 Sterling Hwy
Homer, AK 99603
(907) 235-5700
Grades: 7-8
| 191 students
Rank: #15 - 1715. - 17.
Mcneil Canyon Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
52188 East End Rd
Homer, AK 99603
(907) 235-8181
Grades: K-6
| 123 students
Rank: #15 - 1715. - 17.
Soldotna Montessori Charter School
Charter School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
158 E Park Ave
Soldotna, AK 99669
(907) 260-9221
Grades: K-6
| 167 students
Rank: #1818.
Crawford Elementary School
Math: 61% | Reading: 62%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
692 Raven's Way
Eielson Afb, AK 99702
(907) 372-3306
Grades: 3-6
| 296 students
Rank: #1919.
Pioneer Peak Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 60%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1959 North Trunk Rd
Palmer, AK 99645
(907) 861-5700
Grades: PK-5
| 434 students
Rank: #2020.
Rae C. Stedman Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
303 Dolphin St
Petersburg, AK 99833
(877) 526-7656
Grades: PK-5
| 231 students
Rank: #2121.
Steller Secondary School
Magnet School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
(1)
2508 Blueberry Ln
Anchorage, AK 99503
(907) 742-4950
Grades: 7-12
| 286 students
Rank: #2222.
Mt. Eccles Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
201 Adams Ave
Cordova, AK 99574
(907) 424-3236
Grades: PK-6
| 181 students
Rank: #2323.
West Homer Elementary School
Math: 56% | Reading: 61%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
995 Soundview Ave Ste 1
Homer, AK 99603
(907) 235-5750
Grades: 3-6
| 255 students
Rank: #2424.
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
Grades: PK-12
| 67 students
Rank: #2525.
Evergreen Elementary School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
350 Bennett St
Wrangell, AK 99929
(907) 874-2321
Grades: PK-5
| 152 students
Rank: #2626.
William H. Seward Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
606 Sea Lion Dr
Seward, AK 99664
(907) 224-3356
Grades: PK-5
| 300 students
Rank: #2727.
Haines Elementary School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
604 Haines Hwy
Haines, AK 99827
(907) 766-6700
Grades: K-8
| 176 students
Rank: #2828.
Unalaska Jr/sr High School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
55 E Broadway
Unalaska, AK 99685
(907) 581-1222
Grades: 7-12
| 184 students
Rank: #2929.
Tongass School Of Arts And Sciences Charter School
Charter School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
410 Schoenbar Rd
Ketchikan, AK 99901
(907) 225-5720
Grades: PK-6
| 179 students
Rank: #3030.
Iditarod Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
455 E Carpenter Cir
Wasilla, AK 99654
(907) 352-9100
Grades: PK-5
| 437 students
Rank: #3131.
Kaleidoscope School Of Arts & Science
Charter School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
549 N Forest Dr
Kenai, AK 99611
(907) 283-0804
Grades: K-5
| 260 students
Rank: #3232.
Main Elementary School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
128 Powell Ave
Kodiak, AK 99615
(907) 486-2100
Grades: K-5
| 227 students
Rank: #3333.
Craig Middle School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
100 School Road Lower
Craig, AK 99921
(907) 826-3274
Grades: 6-8
| 62 students
Rank: #3434.
Glennallen Elementary School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1976 Aurora Dr
Glennallen, AK 99588
(907) 822-3232
Grades: PK-6
| 145 students
Rank: #3535.
Richard Johnson Elementary School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
4th & Milton St
Metlakatla, AK 99926
(907) 886-4121
Grades: PK-5
| 176 students

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