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Exclamation pointASD calls on community to help prevent school vandalism

‌The district is asking members of the community to be proactive to keep schools safe from vandalism. On the night of May 31, a playground structure at Taku Elementary was burned, ‌causing tens of thousands of dollars in damage. The community is encouraged to keep an eye on school grounds and call police immediately if people see any suspicious activity. Additionally, the district is participating in the camper host program this year where RV travelers are allowed to park at school facilities in exchange for providing a presence at ASD buildings during the summer months. There are 43 camper hosts at schools this summer. For more information about the camper host program, visit






School board

Gavel icon The Anchorage School Board is comprised of seven elected members who govern the district. Their meeting dates and activity calendar can be found on the school board page


Visiting our schools

Parents and community members are welcome at our schools. Please be prepared to sign in at the office and show identification. Staff may stop you in the halls as a safety precaution. This is not intended to offend or discourage your visit.


Alaska 211

211 Alaska‌Alaska 211 is a free, confidential and multilingual statewide health and human services information and referral system operated by United Way of Anchorage. Call 211 or visit to get help connecting with assistance for basic needs like housing, food and utilities.


Acronyms & Terms

Confused about acronyms or terms used in the Anchorage School District? Download our  Acronyms & Terms Dictionary, or browse the dictionary on our Parents page.


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