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Girdwood dedication

Girdwood K-8 School students started off the year in a newly renovated building. Voters approved construction funding for the project in April 2013. Learn more about the project »

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2015 bond proposition approved by voters

One school bond proposition was approved by voters in the 2015 municipal election. The $59 million package will improve eight schools. Read ASD's memo of bond projects here.

Girdwood K-8 School Dedication and Open House

Thank you, voters!

A message from Superintendent Graff


Thank you for your unwavering support of public education and the Anchorage School District’s bond proposal. Thank you for understanding the need to keep our schools in good shape and functional for decades to come. 
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Your vote affirms the district is on the right track in its efforts to put forward responsible, needs-based projects. I know these school improvements will make a positive difference for our students and our community.

As superintendent, I will remain committed to ensuring that these bond projects are responsibly managed, so that when they’re completed, the schools will make everyone proud.

Thank you for your support and continued investment in our students, schools and community.

Ed Graff
Superintendent


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2015 bond proposition projects

Four elementary schools will receive significant renovation to extend the life of the buildings. Improvements to Mountain View and Rabbit Creek Elementary began in the summer of 2015, and improvements to Turnagain and Gladys Wood Elementary will begin in the summer of 2016. Four additional schools including West High, East High, Fire Lake Elementary and Inlet View Elementary will receive funding for emerging needs. Detailed information about each project may be found by visiting the ASD Facilities page.

 

‌     Gladys Wood

 

$17.8 million

 

 ‌    Turnagain

 

 $15 million

 

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How the school will be affected:

    • 82% of the facility will be renovated
    • 13% of the facility will be expanded
    • 5% of the facility will receive minor renovation

 

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How the school will be affected:

    • 90% of the facility will be renovated
    • 3% of the facility will be expanded
    • 7% of the facility will receive minor renovation
   
   
   

 ‌    Mountain View

 

 $13 million

‌     Rabbit Creek

 

$11.5 million

 

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How the school will be affected:

    • 77% of the facility will be renovated
    • 23% of the facility will receive minor renovation

 

 

Read the objectives »

How the school will be affected:

    • 79% of the facility will be renovated
    • 2% of the facility will be expanded
    • 19% of the facility will receive minor renovation
   

 

Additional information

Read more about all approved school bond projects on the ASD Facilities Department page.


Paying off debt

Calculator$279.4 million paid off in the last five years

 

The district has paid off $279.4 million of bond debt between fiscal years 2011 and 2015. In the next five years, the district will be paying off an additional $274.5 million. That's approximately $56.9 million each year.

 

 

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Ed Graff, Superintendent

5530 E. Northern Lights Blvd.

Anchorage, Alaska 99504