Anchorage Public Schools

Source & Methodology

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Due to Covid-19, standardized testing did not take place during the 2019-2020 academic school year. Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2018
  • Educational Environment: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.
  • All data updated June 2021

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Anchorage School District Details

Anchorage School District
5530 E Northern Lights Blvd
Anchorage, AK 99504

46,143 Students enrolled in District

99 Schools in District

17 Students Per Classroom (State average is 18)

Anchorage School District School Quality Ratings

District Quality Compared to Alaska

(10 is best)

Better than of AK school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of U.S. school districts.

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

50 40 30 20 10 0
41%
37%
42%
40%
39%
35%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
District
State

Schools in this District

School Grades
Avail School
425 C St
Anchorage, AK, 99501
06-12
Abbott Loop Elementary School
8427 Lake Otis Pkwy
Anchorage, AK, 99507
PK-06
Airport Heights Elementary School
1510 Alder Dr
Anchorage, AK, 99508
PK-06
Alaska Middle College School
2650 E Northern Lights Blvd
Eagle River, AK, 99508
11-12
Alaska Native Cultural Charter School
550 Bragaw St
Anchorage, AK, 99508
PK-08
Alaska State School For Deaf And Hard Of Hearing
5530 E Northern Lights Blvd
Anchorage, AK, 99504
PK-12
Alpenglow Elementary School
19201 Driftwood Bay Dr
Eagle River, AK, 99577
PK-06
Anchorage Stream Academy School
7801 E 32nd Ave
Anchorage, AK, 99504
06-08
Aquarian Charter School
1705 W 32nd Ave
Anchorage, AK, 99517
PK-06
Aurora Elementary School
5085 10th St
Jber, AK, 99506
PK-06
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School District Enrollment by Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 49.1% 54.3%
Black 5.8% 3.0%
Hispanic 13.8% 8.7%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 12.5% 6.4%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 18.8% 27.6%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 43.5% 42.5%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 40.3% 38.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 3.2% 3.8%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $8,567 $407,663,000 53.8%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,514 $72,031,000 9.5%
Staff $522 $24,841,000 3.3%
General Administration $98 $4,664,000 0.6%
School Administration $869 $41,354,000 5.5%
Operation $1,617 $76,935,000 10.1%
Transportation $493 $23,457,000 3.1%
Other $560 $26,667,000 3.5%
Total Support $5,673 $269,949,000 35.6%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,697 $80,766,000 10.6%
Total Expenditures $15,936 $758,378,000 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $9,557 $1,261,678,000 49.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,373 $181,228,000 7.1%
Staff $1,446 $190,831,000 7.5%
General Administration $262 $34,555,000 1.4%
School Administration $1,101 $145,396,000 5.7%
Operation $2,125 $280,580,000 11.0%
Transportation $620 $81,788,000 3.2%
Other $702 $92,611,000 3.6%
Total Support $7,628 $1,006,989,000 39.7%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,051 $270,821,000 10.7%
Total Expenditures $19,236 $2,539,488,000 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,838 $346,122,956,267 50.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $679 $34,352,975,349 5.0%
Staff $546 $27,656,793,506 4.0%
General Administration $224 $11,359,077,651 1.7%
School Administration $657 $33,237,901,128 4.9%
Operation $1,054 $53,333,273,914 7.8%
Transportation $473 $23,948,272,674 3.5%
Other $420 $21,254,923,139 3.1%
Total Support $4,053 $205,142,872,671 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,612 $132,190,575,207 19.3%
Total Expenditures $13,503 $683,455,649,655 100.0%