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Ruth Dene


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Phone: 907-742-4500

Fax: 907-742-4520

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952 Cordova Street, Anchorage, Alaska 99501

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Denali Montessori School

School hours: 9 a.m – 3:30 p.m.


School staff

Administrative Assistant




School Business Partners

Anchorage Museum

Aurora Insurance Services/Horace Mann Companies

Color Art Printing Co., Inc.


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About our school:

Denali Montessori Elementary promotes mindful activity within a compassionate, diverse community to develop socially responsible life-long learning that is child-centered and individual-focused, based on the tenets of Maria Montessori and her curriculum. The Montessori method cultivates a climate of respect – for self, others and environment. The Montessori multi-age learning environment stimulates the child’s natural curiosity, fostering personal discoveries and creating socially responsible citizens of the world. Denali students, staff and families use the Montessori method to work and learn together to create solutions peacefully, and promote harmony in our community, nation and world.


Grade levels: K-6  |  Number of students: 410

Mascot: Polar Bear  |  Colors: Blue & white


Performance assessments and surveys

Several reports and data that assess this school's performance, goals, student issues, community input and more can be found on the performance assessments and surveys page.


Apply to attend

Students who do not reside within this school's neighborhood boundary and those who do not currently attend the school need to apply through the school lottery or zone exemption system using the "Apply" link below.


Anchorage School District website accessibility and nondiscrimination notice. The Anchorage School District is an equal opportunity provider.