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Carol Bartholomew


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Phone: 907-742-8700

Fax: 907-742-8777

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6200 Ashwood Street, Anchorage, Alaska 99507

Polaris K-12

School hours: 8:15 a.m – 3 p.m.


School staff

Administrative Assistant



Student Services

Susan Adams



School Business Partners

Alaska Dinner Factory


Anchorage Waterways Council


IBEW Local 1547

Kaladi Brothers Coffee Company

Raymond James Financial Services

Sisters In Crime

Teen Underground

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About our school:

Polaris K-12 has an open-optional philosophy that is built from a student-centered, project-based approach.  We offer an evolving program that creates an environment challenging its students, teachers and parents to personal excellence, lifelong learning and ethical responsibility to self, community and world.  We are committed to maintain a positive schoolwide culture and offer opportunities such as student-led conferences, seminars, intensives and service-learning projects, which are integrated into learning academic skills.  All members – staff, students and parents – have an equal participation and voice in the school’s democratic process.


Grade levels: K–12  |  Number of students: 480

Mascot: Wolf  |  Colors: Evergreen & grey

Motto or slogan: It's the Journey


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

This school is a lottery entry school. Students who do not currently attend the school need to apply through the school lottery system using the "Apply" link below.


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