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Update on AMP test scores

‌Since this was the first year of the Alaska Measures of Progress (AMP) test, scores will be delayed due to the state of Alaska’s standard setting process to determine the range of scores for each level of achievement. Scores are expected in October after the process of standard setting is complete. According to the state, AMP scores will be more timely in future years of AMP administration.

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If you have questions about AMP testing, please talk to your child’s teacher or school principal.


Attendance Awareness

Attending school regularly helps children feel better about school—and themselves. Start building this habit in preschool so they learn right away that going to school on time, every day is important. Good attendance will help children do well in high school, college and at work.

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Attendance is vital to academic success!

  • Missing school = lost opportunities to learn
  • 90% attendance = less than 17 absences
    (2 per month)
  • Attendance = student achievement


    Learn how you can help your student attend school every day!

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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.

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

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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.


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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.

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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.