Educational opportunities in the Anchorage School District
Neighborhood elementary schools offer a top quality and well-rounded education.
Neighborhood schools provide an environment and structure especially adapted for the middle school student.
Neighborhood high schools use groupings of students organized into smaller learning communities.
Alternative schools at the elementary level include ABC (Anchorage Basic Curriculum), Montessori, and Open Optional programs.
Alternative schools offer a variety of choices from a science focus, to International Baccalaureate, to programs for at-risk teens, and many others inbetween.
Charter schools are public schools that offer alternative teaching methods or curriculum.
World Languages Programs
The district's K-12 World Languages program prepares students to live and work harmoniously in multilingual communities at home and around the world.
Students may only attend these programs either through school recommendation, current life situation, or assessment of need.
Preschool programs are federally funded and not available at every school. ASD provides Title I, Kids' Corp., Head Start, Migrant, and Special Education classrooms.