News and events

‌‌Join us for Kindergarten Roundup!

Is your child starting kindergarten in the Anchorage School District in the 2015-16 school year? Then come join us! ASD staff will share what to expect as your child begins kindergarten in the fall. ‌Together we will partner to help your child be best prepeared to experience early school success.


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SCDI spring community conference

The ASD’s Multicultural Education Concerns Advisory Committee (MECAC) is once again supporting the spring SCDI Conference. SCDI is a 501C3 non-profit organization that empowers youth, minorities and the disadvantaged to improve their lives. This year’s conference will be held April 24-26 at Shiloh Church Gymnasium.

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LaptopAlaska Measures of Progress

Alaska Measures of Progress (AMP) is the new Alaska assessment for students in grades 3-10. AMP replaces the Standards Based Assessments (SBA). Read frequently asked questions and find your child's testing window.


Alaska Measures of Progress »



Summer school 2015

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Adult English Classes


ASD's English Language Learner Program is offering free English language classes for parents and adult family members of ASD students. There is an intermediate and beginner session to accommodate a wide range of skill levels. Download the flier for more information  Adult ESL flier





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About ASD

Welcome to ASD

SignpostNew to the district? Not sure how to enroll your child? Want to apply for the lottery? Our Welcome to ASD section walks you through the process of determining your child's needs, researching your options and how to enroll or register.

Welcome to ASD


Feedback & Questions

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Your student

Student grades, fees, classwork

Log in to ParentConnection on the Zangle student information system to monitor your child's grades, attendance, assignments and more.

ParentConnection »



See the attendance page for information about reporting absences, notifications and procedures.

Student attendance »


Acronyms & Terms

Confused about acronyms or terms used in the Anchorage School District? Download our  Acronyms & Terms Dictionary, or browse the dictionary using the link below.


Acronyms & Terms »


Parent involvement

Parents play a critical role in the education of their children. Read the district's policy on parent involvement or talk with your child's principal. Participating in parent conferences is an important way to be involved.


College and career help

The Counseling and Guidance pages offer tools to help your child attend college, pursue a career or employment and search for financial assistance.

Counseling and Guidance »


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.