Participating in high school sports and activities



Activity fees are:

$193 per activity – tennis, cross country running, cheerleading, track and field, drama debate/forensics


$204 per activity – flag football, volleyball, cross country skiing, football, wrestling, basketball, riflery, soccer


$215 per activity – gymnastics, swimming and diving, hockey


The activity fees are required unless:

  • a student applies for and receives a fee waiver based on hardship through the school activity office
  • or a family meets the $390 cap* for middle or high school activity fees.

*A family cap will be implemented once the students in a family have paid $390 to participate in activities including any combination of middle and high school activities.


Online payment

Online payment of fees can be made using the Zangle student information system.


Please note: Baseball, bowling, girls ice hockey and softball are not sponsored by ASD. Separate fees must be paid to the individual sponsor for these sports. These fees do not count toward ASD's family cap.


Students must meet the eligibility standards of the Anchorage School District and the Alaska School Activities Association to participate in activities. More information about eligibility, conditions of participation and letter award criteria can be found in the High School Activites Handbook section 3.


ASAA eligibility rules can found on the ASAA website.


The tobacco, alcohol, and controlled substances policy of the ASAA requires students and parents to watch a video and sign an acknowledgement form. Get more information and watch the "Play for Keeps" video :



How to register

When registering to participate in an activity please have the following:


Additional information:



Homeschool information

Homeschool students in grades 9-12 can apply to participate in athletics at a public school. The eligibility of these students must be verified prior to the first day of practice of the sports' season. It is the parent and student responsibility to submit a current transcript and schedule to the ASD school to verify eligibility.

Updated transcripts and schedules must be submitted to the Activities Office by:

July 25, 2016

October 24, 2016

January 9, 2017

March 10, 2017

May 29, 2017


The ASAA Eligibility Checklist for Students should be completed before arriving at the activities office of your neighborhood high school.


For more details

Visit the Alaska School Activities Association or check with the activities office at your neighborhood high school.


Concussion information

Alaska law requires school districts to have a program for the prevention and management of concussions in student athletes. See the documents below for an overview of ASD's program, concussion information, required forms and more.




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