Bear Valley Elementary

15001 Mountain Air Drive

Anchorage, AK  99516

Tel. (907) 742-5900  Fax (907) 742-5909



Bear Valley Elementary School is part of the Anchorage School District. Nestled among the whistling Spruce with the majestic Chugach Mountains as its backdrop. 

Upcoming Events

February 11 - PTA General Mtg @9:15am

February 11 - Joust the Musical @ 7pm

February 15 - President’s Day-No School

February 16-18 - PTA Book Fair

February 17-18- Conferences-12:30pm release

February 19 - Inservice Day   No School

February 24-25 - 6th Gr Plays @ 7pm

School Schedule

8:50 am First bell rings (students may enter building)*

9:00 am Tardy bell rings

3:30 pm Dismissal

*Students are not to be dropped off before 8:40am as there is not supervision outside until that time.

Since the school's construction in 1984, the Bear Valley staff and community have remained true to the tradition of providing a solid, well-rounded program that skillfully combines the best of the wisdom from our nation's educational past with the working knowledge of the ever-changing world we live in. With emphasis on a philosophy based on sincere dedication and meaningful community/parent support, Bear Valley is committed to, and focused upon, the task of preparing its youth for the future.

Click on links below for district information:

Click on links below for current Bear Valley news and information:

Click on the link for a 2015-16 Supply List:

Click on the link below for a

Homework Request or Absence Form

Click on the link for a 2015-16 Class Placement Form (due May 8):

Anchorage School Board

Kameron Perez-Verdia, president

    Tam Agosti-Gisler    Pat Higgins

    Eric Croft                  Kathleen Plunkett

    Bettye Davis             Elisa Snelling


Ed Graff

2016 Climate and Connectedness Student Survey – Grades 3 - 12 only

The 2016 Climate and Connectedness Student Survey is being administered to provide schools with information about perceptions and experiences related to school climate and student connectedness for use in setting school goals and resources.  This is an annual survey implemented and analyzed by the ASD Assessment and Evaluation department with assistance of the American Institutes of Research. The survey will be taken February 8 - February 26, 2016.

This survey does not require parental permission and is administered to students in grades 3 - 12. If parents would like to request that their student does not complete this survey, please contact your student’s school. This message serves as a notice to parents about this upcoming survey.

Please follow or type this link to review a copy of the survey:

(The PDFs are for viewing purposes only; the actual survey will be distributed online within the schools)