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Wendy Pondolfino


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Phone: 907-742-6200

Fax: 907-742-6207

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13400 Elmore Road, Anchorage, Alaska 99516

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South High School

School hours: 7:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.


School staff

Administrative Assistant




Tim Helvey



Jason White



Student and Staff Services

Francine Jackson




School Business Partners

Alaska Club 

Alaska Regional Hospital

Bagoys Florist

California Closets

Dairy Queen

HomeWell Senior Care

Hotel Captain Cook

Qdoba Mexican Grill

The Mens Wearhouse


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About our school:

South High is a vibrant community of students, staff, parents and community members. We offer a variety of academic and extracurricular experiences for students to succeed. Advanced Placement courses, an engineering program and more than 65 school-sponsored student activities help create a positive school climate where students are engaged, participating in rigorous and relevant study and are able to enjoy their four years of high school to the fullest. SAHS’s focus is on excellence both inside and outside the classroom.      


Grade levels: 9–12  |  Number of students: 1459

Mascot: Wolverine  |  Colors: Black and gold


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" links below.


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