Public Schools in Alaska

There are 618 Public Schools in Alaska, serving a population of 738,565 people in an area of 570,488 square miles. There is 1 Public School per 1,195 people, and 1 Public School per 923 square miles.

The state of Alaska is ranked 3rd in Public Schools per capita, and 54th in Public Schools per square mile.

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Alaska Public School Statistics

Find Alaska Public School Enrollment and Educational Attainment (Age 25+). Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2017 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

Alaska Public School Enrollment
 AlaskaUnited States
Nursery & Preschool Enrollment6,834 (66.5%)2,900,882 (58.8%)
Kindergarten Enrollment9,147 (88.3%)3,628,401 (87.7%)
Elementary School Enrollment (Grades 1-4)36,557 (91.0%)14,659,874 (89.7%)
Elementary School Enrollment (Grades 5-8)36,644 (91.9%)14,781,267 (89.6%)
High School Enrollment (Grades 9-12)37,670 (91.7%)15,351,077 (90.3%)
Alaska Educational Attainment (Age 25+)
 AlaskaUnited States
Less than 9th Grade Education12,656 (2.7%)11,759,554 (5.4%)
9-12th Grade (No Diploma)23,521 (4.9%)15,677,560 (7.2%)
High School Graduate (Including Equivalency)131,293 (27.6%)59,093,612 (27.3%)