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Phone: 907-742-8000

Fax: 907-742-8008

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2801 Richmond Avenue, Anchorage, Alaska 99508

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Tyson Elementary School

School hours: 9 a.m – 3:30 p.m.


School staff

Administrative Assistant




School Business Partners

Alaska Pacific Insurance Agency

Anchorage Chapter of The Links Incorporated

Anchorage Community Land Trust

Credit Union 1

FBI, Anchorage Division

Frost Dental

Holiday Companies

Mountain View Family Dentistry

Mountain View Lions Club

The Children's Lunchbox

Veterans of Foreign Wars

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About our school:

William Tyson Elementary is committed to providing a safe and supportive learning environment for all students.  We foster academic achievement and social-emotional learning through high expectations and curricular standards of excellence. We value our diversity and respect each individual’s uniqueness as we rely on a collaborative partnership with staff, parents and the community.


As a Tyson raven, our vision is:       

Respect for all

Achieve greatness

Value learning

Educate for life

iNvolve everyone

Safe actions and environment


Grade levels: K-5  |  Number of students: 481

Mascot: Raven  |  Colors: Blue, green, purple and red

Motto or slogan: Celebrate our Diversity


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.