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Lori Cheek


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Phone: 907-742-0400

Fax: 907-742-0425

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888 Edward Street, Anchorage, Alaska 99504

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Ptarmigan Elementary School

School hours: 9 a.m – 3:30 p.m.


School staff

Administrative Assistant




School Business Partners

Alaska Premier Dental Group

Downtown Soup Kitchen

Faith Christian Community

Royal Roller Rink

The Children’s Lunchbox

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About our school:

Ptarmigan Elementary is committed to providing a supportive learning environment in which all students will excel academically and socially in a safe, nurturing environment. We foster academic achievement through high expectations and standards of excellence. We value every student’s diversity and respect each individual’s uniqueness. We build a collaborative partnership with parents and the community.


Grade levels: K-5  |  Number of students: 409

Mascot: Timber Wolves  |  Colors: Royal blue & yellow

Motto or slogan: Timberwolves Excel


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.