Summer School


This will be a busy summer at ASD with 35 programs offered to meet a variety of student needs. Opportunities for students include credit recovery; academic growth; enrichment in the arts, sciences, culture and world languages; STEM academies; summer reading programs; Youth Court; KCC offerings and more.


Many programs are offered thanks to partnerships with ARISE, Cook Inlet Tribal Council, University of Alaska, The Native Heritage Center, Anchorage Youth Court, PTA, The Alaska Bead Company, Tandy Leather, United Way and Covenant House.


To learn more or enroll in a program, please speak with the program contact.


High School Summer School is for students in grades 9-12 who failed a semester class and need to earn a passing grade or for students who need remediation. Summer school sites are Bartlett High, Chugiak High, East High, and Service High. Classes will be available in math, science, social studies, English, and limited electives. AM and PM classes will be held Monday-Friday from May 31st through June 29th at these locations. Cost is $100 per half-credit. More details are included on the registration form. Enrollment and scheduling will be done by the school counselor.


High School Summer Academy
High School siteSummer principalPhone
 Bartlett High School  Lisa Prince ( Parsons (  742-1800
 Chugiak High School (10 Day)  Allison Susel (  742-3050
 Service High School  Imtiaz Azzam ( Brown (  742-8100
 East High School  Dave Morris ( Green (  742-2100
 ASD iSchool  Lou Pondolfino(  742-1230


2017 King Career Center Summer School: May 30-June 16 Monday-Friday; 8 a.m.-2:00 p.m. Students will earn .5 elective credit. Students will have the opportunity to take two courses in the 2017 King Career Center Summer School Program or take one all day class or sign up for the Wilderness Summer Camp.

Title VI Summer Enrichment Program: Session I will be held from June 5-22, 2017, Monday through Thursday, 12:30 to 5:30 PM, and Session II will be held from July 10-27, 2017, Monday through Thursday, 12:30 to 5:30 PM. Apply online here.


We are excited to begin accepting applications for the 2017 Summer Enrichment Program! Summer Enrichment is a three-week day camp organized by Title VI Indian Education. Each year we offer students Alaska Native language instruction, cultural and culinary art classes, literature and science enrichment, and physical activities, all in a culturally responsive setting. 


Alaska Native and American Indian students entering first through eighth grade who have a complete 506 form on file with our department are welcome to apply. The program is free, and lunch and transportation are provided.

Project Ki’L empowers Alaska Native students for success in school through the project’s strong emphasis on cultural responsiveness, social-emotional learning (SEL), and effective teaching strategies. Project services span from elementary through middle school and will build in an academic focus, while preserving and furthering Native cultural elements and effective student engagement. For teachers and school staff, the project provides professional development designed by experts in Native culture and languages, SEL, and gender-based teaching strategies, to meet the unique needs and learning styles of Native youth.  Funding for Project Ki'L is provided through the Alaska Native Education Program and is available at the following school locations:  Begich Middle School, College Gate, Lake Otis, Muldoon, Scenic Park, and Susitna Elmentary schools.

Additional opportunities available this summer

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