Top 10 Best Alaska Magnet Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 32 magnet public schools serving 17,737 students in Alaska.
Learn more about how magnet schools work. The top ranked magnet public schools in Alaska are Rogers Park Elementary School, Northern Lights Abc K-8 School and Chugach Optional Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Alaska magnet public schools have an average math proficiency score of 29% (versus the Alaska public school average of 24%), and reading proficiency score of 38% (versus the 30% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 57% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is more than the Alaska public school average of 53% (majority American Indian).

Best Magnet Public Schools in Alaska (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Rogers Park Elementary School
Magnet School
(Math: 60% | Reading: 59%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1400 E Northern Lights Blvd
Anchorage, AK 99508
(907) 742-4800
Grades: PK-6
| 404 students
Rank: #22.
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: #33.
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: #44.
Birchwood Abc Elementary School
Magnet School
(Math: 65-69% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
17010 Birchtree St
Chugiak, AK 99567
(907) 742-3450
Grades: PK-6
| 196 students
Rank: #55.
Rilke Schule Charter School
Magnet School
Charter School
(Math: 44% | Reading: 58%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
650 W International Airport Rd
Anchorage, AK 99507
(907) 742-0900
Grades: K-8
| 443 students
Rank: #66.
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: #77.
Turnagain Elementary School
Magnet School
(Math: 45-49% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
3500 W Northern Lights Blvd
Anchorage, AK 99517
(907) 742-7200
Grades: PK-6
| 329 students
Rank: #88.
Chugiak Elementary School
Magnet School
(Math: 46% | Reading: 45%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
19932 Old Glenn Hwy
Chugiak, AK 99567
(907) 742-3400
Grades: PK-6
| 420 students
Rank: #99.
Bowman Elementary School
Magnet School
(Math: 43% | Reading: 44%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
11700 Gregory Rd
Anchorage, AK 99516
(907) 742-5600
Grades: PK-6
| 502 students
Rank: #1010.
Sand Lake Elementary School
Magnet School
(Math: 38% | Reading: 39%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
7500 Jewel Lake Rd
Anchorage, AK 99502
(907) 243-2161
Grades: PK-6
| 530 students
Rank: #1111.
Chinook Montessori Charter School
Magnet School
Charter School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
3002 International St
Fairbanks, AK 99701
(907) 452-5020
Grades: K-8
| 150 students
Rank: #1212.
Eagle River Elementary School
Magnet School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
19900 Old Eagle River Rd
Eagle River, AK 99577
(907) 742-3000
Grades: PK-6
| 286 students
Rank: #1313.
Polaris K-12 School
Magnet School
(Math: 30% | Reading: 43%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
6200 Ashwood St
Anchorage, AK 99507
(907) 742-8700
Grades: K-12
| 486 students
Rank: #1414.
Barnette Magnet School
Magnet School
(Math: 33% | Reading: 39%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1000 Barnette St
Fairbanks, AK 99701
(907) 456-6072
Grades: PK-8
| 414 students
Rank: #1515.
Mirror Lake Middle School
Magnet School
(Math: 27% | Reading: 43%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
22901 Lake Hill Dr
Chugiak, AK 99567
(907) 742-3500
Grades: 6-8
| 560 students
Rank: #1616.
Chugiak High School
Magnet School
(Math: 30% | Reading: 39%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
16525 S Birchwood Loop Rd
Chugiak, AK 99567
(907) 742-3050
Grades: 9-12
| 864 students
Rank: #1717.
Romig Middle School
Magnet School
(Math: 25% | Reading: 40%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2500 Minnesota Dr
Anchorage, AK 99503
(907) 742-5200
Grades: 7-8
| 753 students
Rank: #1818.
Denali Montessori Elementary School
Magnet School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
148 East Ninth Ave
Anchorage, AK 99501
(907) 742-4500
Grades: PK-6
| 384 students
Rank: #1919.
Service High School
Magnet School
(Math: 23% | Reading: 32%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
5577 Abbott Rd
Anchorage, AK 99507
(907) 742-8100
Grades: 9-12
| 1,508 students
Rank: #2020.
Government Hill Elementary School
Magnet School
(Math: 25% | Reading: 29%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
525 Bluff Dr
Anchorage, AK 99501
(907) 742-5000
Grades: PK-6
| 466 students
Rank: #2121.
Winterberry School
Magnet School
Charter School
(Math: 10-14% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
4802 Bryn Mawr Ct
Anchorage, AK 99508
(907) 742-0139
Grades: K-8
| 228 students
Rank: #2222.
West High School
Magnet School
(Math: 21% | Reading: 27%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1700 Hillcrest Dr
Anchorage, AK 99517
(907) 742-2500
Grades: 9-12
| 1,784 students
Rank: #2323.
Dimond High School
Magnet School
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
2909 W 88th Ave
Anchorage, AK 99502
(907) 742-7000
Grades: 9-12
| 1,418 students
Rank: #2424.
Chinook Elementary School
Magnet School
(Math: 23% | Reading: 24%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
3101 W 88th Ave
Anchorage, AK 99502
(907) 742-6700
Grades: PK-6
| 452 students
Rank: #2525.
Highland Charter
Magnet School
Charter School
(Math: 10-14% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
5530 E Northern Lights Ste 1
Anchorage, AK 99504
(907) 742-1700
Grades: 6-12
| 157 students
Rank: #2626.
Mears Middle School
Magnet School
(Math: 15% | Reading: 30%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
2700 W 100th
Anchorage, AK 99515
(907) 742-6400
Grades: 7-8
| 779 students
Rank: #2727.
Bettye Davis East Anchorage High School
Magnet School
(Math: 16% | Reading: 29%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
4025 E Northern Lights Blvd
Anchorage, AK 99508
(907) 742-2100
Grades: 9-12
| 1,758 students
Rank: #28 - 3028. - 30.
Baxter Elementary School
Magnet School
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 20-24%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
2991 Baxter Rd
Anchorage, AK 99504
(907) 742-1750
Grades: PK-6
| 212 students
Rank: #28 - 3028. - 30.
Northwood Abc
Magnet School
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 20-24%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
4807 Northwood Dr
Anchorage, AK 99517
(907) 742-6800
Grades: PK-6
| 250 students
Rank: #28 - 3028. - 30.
Susitna Elementary School
Magnet School
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 20-24%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
7500 Tyone Circle
Anchorage, AK 99504
(907) 742-1400
Grades: PK-6
| 375 students
Rank: #3131.
Central Middle School Of Science
Magnet School
(Math: 13% | Reading: 20%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1405 E St
Anchorage, AK 99501
(907) 742-5100
Grades: 7-8
| 340 students
Rank: #3232.
Alaska Native Cultural Charter School
Magnet School
Charter School
(Math: 10-14% | Reading: 15-19%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
550 Bragaw St
Anchorage, AK 99508
(907) 742-1370
Grades: PK-8
| 235 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked magnet public schools in Alaska?
The top ranked magnet public schools in Alaska include Rogers Park Elementary School, Northern Lights Abc K-8 School and Chugach Optional Elementary School.
How many magnet public schools are located in Alaska?
32 magnet public schools are located in Alaska.
What is the racial composition of students in Alaska?
Alaska magnet public schools minority enrollment is 57% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is more than the Alaska public schools average of 53% (majority American Indian).

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