Top 10 Best Alaska Blue Ribbon Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 38 blue ribbon public schools serving 9,709 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 Eagle Charter School, Aurora Borealis Charter School and Bear Valley 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 46% (versus the Alaska public school average of 24%), and reading proficiency score of 48% (versus the 30% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority American Indian and Hispanic), which is less than the Alaska public school average of 53% (majority American Indian).

Best Blue Ribbon Public Schools in Alaska (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Eagle Charter School
Charter School
(Math: 75-79% | Reading: 70-74%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
10901 Mausel St Ste 101
Eagle River, AK 99577
(907) 742-3025
Grades: K-6
| 174 students
Rank: #22.
Aurora Borealis Charter School
Charter School
(Math: 75-79% | Reading: 65-69%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
705 Frontage Rd Ste A
Kenai, AK 99611
(907) 283-0292
Grades: K-8
| 184 students
Rank: #33.
Bear Valley Elementary School
(Math: 70% | Reading: 69%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
15001 Mountain Air Dr
Anchorage, AK 99516
(907) 742-5900
Grades: PK-6
| 383 students
Rank: #44.
Huffman Elementary School
(Math: 61% | Reading: 62%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
12000 Lorraine St
Anchorage, AK 99516
(907) 742-5650
Grades: PK-6
| 352 students
Rank: #55.
Academy Charter School
Charter School
(Math: 55-59% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
801 East Arctic
Palmer, AK 99645
(907) 746-2358
Grades: K-8
| 258 students
Rank: #66.
Bayshore Elementary School
(Math: 57% | Reading: 55%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
10500 Bayshore Dr
Anchorage, AK 99515
(907) 742-5360
Grades: PK-6
| 429 students
Rank: #77.
Northern Lights Abc K-8 School
Magnet School
(Math: 52% | Reading: 60%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2424 East Dowling Rd
Anchorage, AK 99507
(907) 742-7500
Grades: PK-8
| 567 students
Rank: #88.
O'malley Elementary School
(Math: 55-59% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
11100 Rockridge Dr
Anchorage, AK 99516
(907) 742-5800
Grades: PK-6
| 322 students
Rank: #9 - 109. - 10.
Chugach Optional Elementary School
Magnet School
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1205 E St
Anchorage, AK 99501
(907) 742-3730
Grades: PK-6
| 227 students
Rank: #9 - 109. - 10.
Soldotna Montessori Charter School
Charter School
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
158 E Park Ave
Soldotna, AK 99669
(907) 260-9221
Grades: K-6
| 163 students
Rank: #11 - 1211. - 12.
Aurora Elementary School
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
5085 10th St
Jber, AK 99506
(907) 742-0300
Grades: PK-6
| 308 students
Rank: #11 - 1211. - 12.
Orion Elementary School
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
5112 Arctic Warrior Dr
Jber, AK 99506
(907) 742-0250
Grades: PK-6
| 249 students
Rank: #1313.
Delta Junction Elementary School
(Math: 55-59% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2659 Nistler Rd
Delta Junction, AK 99737
(907) 895-4696
Grades: PK-5
| 336 students
Rank: #1414.
Crawford Elementary School
(Math: 47% | Reading: 53%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
692 Raven's Way
Eielson Afb, AK 99702
(907) 372-3306
Grades: 3-6
| 255 students
Rank: #1515.
Evergreen Elementary School
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
350 Bennett St
Wrangell, AK 99929
(907) 874-2321
Grades: PK-5
| 133 students
Rank: #1616.
Steller Secondary School
Magnet School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2508 Blueberry Ln
Anchorage, AK 99503
(907) 742-4950
Grades: 7-12
| 260 students
Rank: #1717.
Mitkof Middle School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
500 N First St
Petersburg, AK 99833
(877) 526-7656
Grades: 6-8
| 98 students
Rank: #1818.
Fred And Sara Machetanz Elementary School
(Math: 50% | Reading: 42%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
4961 E Nelson Rd
Wasilla, AK 99654
(907) 864-2300
Grades: PK-5
| 457 students
Rank: #19 - 2019. - 20.
Mcneil Canyon Elementary School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
52188 East End Rd
Homer, AK 99603
(907) 235-8181
Grades: K-6
| 125 students
Rank: #19 - 2019. - 20.
Peterson Elementary School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
Avenue G Bldg 550
Kodiak, AK 99615
(907) 486-7486
Grades: PK-5
| 193 students
Rank: #2121.
Mt. Eccles Elementary School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
201 Adams Ave
Cordova, AK 99574
(907) 424-3236
Grades: PK-6
| 181 students
Rank: #2222.
Pioneer Peak Elementary School
(Math: 42% | Reading: 44%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1959 N Stringfield Rd
Palmer, AK 99645
(907) 861-5700
Grades: PK-5
| 508 students
Rank: #2323.
Unalaska Jr/sr High School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
55 E Broadway
Unalaska, AK 99685
(907) 581-1222
Grades: 7-12
| 165 students
Rank: #2424.
Homer Middle School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
500 Sterling Hwy
Homer, AK 99603
(907) 235-5700
Grades: 7-8
| 180 students
Rank: #2525.
West Homer Elementary School
(Math: 37% | Reading: 43%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
995 Soundview Ave Ste 1
Homer, AK 99603
(907) 235-5750
Grades: 3-6
| 204 students
Rank: #2626.
Fronteras Charter School
Charter School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2315 N Seward Meridian Pky
Wasilla, AK 99654
(907) 376-2223
Grades: K-8
| 316 students
Rank: #2727.
Rae C. Stedman Elementary School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
303 Dolphin St
Petersburg, AK 99833
(877) 526-7656
Grades: PK-5
| 204 students
Rank: #2828.
Haines Elementary School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
604 Haines Hwy
Haines, AK 99827
(907) 766-6700
Grades: PK-8
| 164 students
Rank: #2929.
Tongass School Of Arts And Sciences Charter School
Charter School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
410 Schoenbar Rd
Ketchikan, AK 99901
(907) 225-5720
Grades: PK-6
| 136 students
Rank: #3030.
Mat-su Career & Tech Educational High School
Vocational School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
2472 N Seward Meridian Pkwy
Wasilla, AK 99654
(907) 352-0400
Grades: 9-12
| 764 students
Rank: #3131.
Kenny Lake School
(Math: 21-39% | Reading: 21-39%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
Mile 5 Edgerton Hwy
Copper Center, AK 99573
(907) 822-3870
Grades: PK-12
| 45 students
Rank: #3232.
Kaleidoscope School Of Arts & Science
Charter School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
549 N Forest Dr
Kenai, AK 99611
(907) 283-0804
Grades: K-5
| 223 students
Rank: #3333.
William H. Seward Elementary School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
606 Sea Lion Dr
Seward, AK 99664
(907) 224-3356
Grades: PK-5
| 227 students
Rank: #3434.
Iditarod Elementary School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
455 E Carpenter Cir
Wasilla, AK 99654
(907) 352-9100
Grades: PK-5
| 411 students
Rank: #3535.
Glennallen Elementary School
(Math: 20-29% | Reading: 20-29%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1976 Aurora Dr
Glennallen, AK 99588
(907) 822-3232
Grades: PK-6
| 122 students
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Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked blue ribbon public schools in Alaska?
The top ranked blue ribbon public schools in Alaska include Eagle Charter School, Aurora Borealis Charter School and Bear Valley Elementary School.
How many blue ribbon public schools are located in Alaska?
38 blue ribbon public schools are located in Alaska.
What is the racial composition of students in Alaska?
Alaska blue ribbon public schools minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority American Indian and Hispanic), which is less than the Alaska public schools average of 53% (majority American Indian).

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