The Academies of Anchorage

  • The Academies of Anchorage will prepare, inspire, and empower students by offering relevant learning experiences that directly relate to our world today.


    The goal is to transform the high school experience by teaching through the lens of career-building opportunities, helping students recognize the relevance in our community's future.


    The benefits of this transformation include:  

    • Increased high school graduation rates
    • Increased academic achievement
    • Improved preparation for industry certifications and college credits
    • Increased earning potential
    • Increased talent pipeline
    • Greater community prosperity


Transforming Public Education for Tomorrow's Workforce Needs

  • The Academies of Anchorage will shift from traditional instruction techniques to personalized career-themed learning communities.


    Connecting students to business and community partners, the Academy model aligns education and workforce development needs to better prepare students for career success.


    Academy students will graduate with:

    • Direct career and industry exposure
    • Industry and college field trips
    • Job shadowing experience
    • Opportunities for junior- and senior-year internships
    • Opportunities to earn college credits and industry credentials
    • Opportunities to earn work experience through co-ops or apprenticeships 
    • Networking opportunities with local industry professionals
    • Success skills and a plan after graduation.

Our Partnerships


    United Way of Anchorage


    Anchorage Chamber of Commerce

    Anchorage Chamber of Commerce