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For the 2021 school year, there are 32 magnet public schools serving 20,209 students in Alaska.
Learn more about how magnet schools work. The top ranked magnet public schools in Alaska are Northern Lights Abc K-8 School, Chugach Optional Elementary School and Birchwood Abc 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 42% (versus the Alaska public school average of 37%), and reading proficiency score of 49% (versus the 43% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is more than the Alaska public school average of 52% (majority American Indian).

Top Alaska Magnet Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    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

    Grades: PK-8 | 628 students
  • Rank: #22.
    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

    Grades: PK-6 | 257 students
  • Rank: #33.
    Birchwood Abc Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 65-69% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    17010 Birchtree St
    Chugiak, AK 99567
    (907) 742-3450

    Grades: PK-6 | 292 students
  • Rank: #44.
    Rogers Park Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 66% | Reading: 63%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    1400 E Northern Lights Blvd
    Anchorage, AK 99508
    (907) 742-4800

    Grades: PK-6 | 549 students
  • Rank: #55.
    Rilke Schule Charter School Magnet School
    Charter School
    Math: 59% | Reading: 65%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    650 W International Airport Rd
    Anchorage, AK 99507
    (907) 742-0900

    Grades: K-8 | 501 students
  • Rank: #66.
    Barnette Magnet School Magnet School
    Math: 60% | Reading: 63%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    1000 Barnette St
    Fairbanks, AK 99701
    (907) 456-6072

    Grades: PK-8 | 431 students
  • Rank: #77.
    Chinook Montessori Charter School Magnet School
    Charter School
    Math: 55-59% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    3002 International St
    Fairbanks, AK 99701
    (907) 452-5020

    Grades: K-8 | 152 students
  • Rank: #88.
    Chugiak Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 60% | Reading: 53%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    19932 Old Glenn Hwy
    Chugiak, AK 99567
    (907) 742-3400

    Grades: PK-6 | 499 students
  • Rank: #99.
    Sand Lake Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 60% | Reading: 52%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    7500 Jewel Lake Rd
    Anchorage, AK 99502
    (907) 243-2161

    Grades: PK-6 | 654 students
  • Rank: #1010.
    Eagle River Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 55-59% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    19900 Old Eagle River Rd
    Eagle River, AK 99577
    (907) 742-3000

    Grades: PK-6 | 427 students
  • Rank: #1111.
    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

    Grades: 7-12 | 286 students
  • Rank: #1212.
    Bowman Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 59% | Reading: 51%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    11700 Gregory Rd
    Anchorage, AK 99516
    (907) 742-5600

    Grades: PK-6 | 603 students
  • Rank: #1313.
    Mirror Lake Middle School Magnet School
    Math: 48% | Reading: 65%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    22901 Lake Hill Dr
    Chugiak, AK 99567
    (907) 742-3500

    Grades: 6-8 | 683 students
  • Rank: #1414.
    Baxter Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 50% | Reading: 49%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    2991 Baxter Rd
    Anchorage, AK 99504
    (907) 742-1750

    Grades: PK-6 | 362 students
  • Rank: #1515.
    Polaris K-12 School Magnet School
    Math: 38% | Reading: 56%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    6200 Ashwood St
    Anchorage, AK 99507
    (907) 742-8700

    Grades: K-12 | 482 students
  • Rank: #1616.
    Winterberry School Magnet School
    Charter School
    Math: 30-34% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    4802 Bryn Mawr Ct
    Anchorage, AK 99508
    (907) 742-0139

    Grades: K-8 | 241 students
  • Rank: #1717.
    Romig Middle School Magnet School
    Math: 36% | Reading: 51%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    2500 Minnesota Dr
    Anchorage, AK 99503
    (907) 742-5200

    Grades: 7-8 | 770 students
  • Rank: #1818.
    Mears Middle School Magnet School
    Math: 32% | Reading: 51%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    2700 W 100th
    Anchorage, AK 99515
    (907) 742-6400

    Grades: 7-8 | 802 students
  • Rank: #1919.
    Turnagain Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 49% | Reading: 43%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    3500 W Northern Lights Blvd
    Anchorage, AK 99517
    (907) 742-7200

    Grades: PK-6 | 406 students
  • Rank: #2020.
    Denali Montessori Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 38% | Reading: 47%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    148 East Ninth Ave
    Anchorage, AK 99501
    (907) 742-4500

    Grades: PK-6 | 426 students
  • Rank: #2121.
    Chinook Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 39% | Reading: 42%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    3101 W 88th Ave
    Anchorage, AK 99502
    (907) 742-6700

    Grades: PK-6 | 536 students
  • Rank: #2222.
    Government Hill Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 41% | Reading: 39%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    525 Bluff Dr
    Anchorage, AK 99501
    (907) 742-5000

    Grades: PK-6 | 472 students
  • Rank: #2323.
    Susitna Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 42% | Reading: 35%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    7500 Tyone Circle
    Anchorage, AK 99504
    (907) 742-1400

    Grades: PK-6 | 427 students
  • Rank: #2424.
    Chugiak High School Magnet School
    Math: 32% | Reading: 42%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    16525 S Birchwood Loop Rd
    Chugiak, AK 99567
    (907) 742-3050

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,004 student
  • Rank: #2525.
    Highland Academy Charter Magnet School
    Charter School
    Math: 25-29% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    5530 E Northern Lights Ste 1
    Anchorage, AK 99504
    (907) 742-1700

    Grades: 6-12 | 161 students
  • Rank: #26-2726.- 27.
    Alaska Native Cultural Charter School Magnet School
    Charter School
    Math: 35-39% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    550 Bragaw St
    Anchorage, AK 99508
    (907) 742-1370

    Grades: PK-8 | 289 students
  • Rank: #26-2726.- 27.
    Northwood Abc Magnet School
    Math: 35-39% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    4807 Northwood Dr
    Anchorage, AK 99517
    (907) 742-6800

    Grades: PK-6 | 348 students
  • Rank: #2828.
    Dimond High School Magnet School
    Math: 29% | Reading: 40%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2909 W 88th Ave
    Anchorage, AK 99502
    (907) 742-7000

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,652 student
  • Rank: #2929.
    Central Middle School Of Science Magnet School
    Math: 21% | Reading: 39%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1405 E St
    Anchorage, AK 99501
    (907) 742-5100

    Grades: 7-8 | 439 students
  • Rank: #3030.
    West High School Magnet School
    Math: 20% | Reading: 35%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1700 Hillcrest Dr
    Anchorage, AK 99517
    (907) 742-2500

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,805 student
  • Rank: #3131.
    Service High School Magnet School
    Math: 21% | Reading: 31%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    5577 Abbott Rd
    Anchorage, AK 99507
    (907) 742-8100

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,594 student
  • Rank: #3232.
    East High School Magnet School
    Math: 17% | Reading: 23%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    4025 E Northern Lights Blvd
    Anchorage, AK 99508
    (907) 742-2100

    Grades: 9-12 | 2,031 students
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