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Carissa Cote


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Phone: 907-742-7200

Fax: 907-742-7207

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3500 W Northern Lights Blvd., Anchorage, Alaska 99517

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Turnagain Elementary School

School hours: 9 a.m – 3:30 p.m.


School staff

Administrative Assistant




School Business Partners


Kaladi Brothers, The Rustic Goat

Russian Educational Center "Oomnichka"

Turnagain United Methodist Church

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About our school:

Turnagain Elementary is a diverse neighborhood school with a friendly, safe environment where students have the opportunity to excel and develop to their full potential. We have a Russian Language Immersion Program which helps students become functionally proficient in speaking, reading and writing both English and Russian. As part of our school-wide expectations, students focus on being safe, respectful, responsible and positive. Turnagain welcomes all students and provides a unique learning opportunity through programs provided at our school and through language immersion.


Grade levels: K-6  |  Number of students: 433

Mascot: Tiger  |  Colors: Orange & black


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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Apply to Turnagain Elementary Russian Language Partial Immersion Program

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