Departments of Education in Anchorage, Alaska

There are 4 Departments of Education in Anchorage, Alaska, serving a population of 298,225 people in an area of 1,707 square miles. There is 1 Department of Education per 74,556 people, and 1 Department of Education per 426 square miles.

In Alaska, Anchorage is ranked 3rd of 365 cities in Departments of Education per capita, and 2nd of 365 cities in Departments of Education per square mile.

List of Anchorage Departments of Education

Find Anchorage, Alaska departments of education (DOE) and boards of education.


Anchorage - Alaska Department of Education 4129 Bullard Avenue Anchorage, AK

Anchorage AK Department of Education 4600 Debarr Road Anchorage, AK

Anchorage Alaska Department of Education 1301 Labar Street Anchorage, AK

Anchorage Department of Education 800 East Dimond Boulevard Anchorage, AK

About Anchorage Departments of Education

The Anchorage Department of Education is an Alaska state or federal agency whose mission is to provide leadership, develop policy, and disseminate funding, information, and other resources in support of student achievement in Anchorage, AK. While the missions of Alaska Departments of Education are similar to the federal Department of Education, state Departments of Education play a substantially different role in achieving their missions.

You may contact the Department of Education for questions about:
  • Anchorage public school system
  • Public school education programs
  • Anchorage school districts
  • Student loans and financial aid
  • School curriculum and tests
  • Anchorage school superintendents

Anchorage Education Statistics

Find Anchorage School Enrollment, Educational Attainment (Age 25+), and Field of Bachelor's Degree for 1st Major. Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2017 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

Anchorage School Enrollment
 AnchorageAnchorage Municipality
School Enrollment (Age 3+)77,72077,720
Kindergarden4,034 (5.2%)4,034 (5.2%)
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)30,167 (38.8%)30,167 (38.8%)
High School (Grades 9-12)16,443 (21.2%)16,443 (21.2%)
College/Grad School Enrollment23,359 (30.1%)23,359 (30.1%)
Anchorage Educational Attainment (Age 25+)
 AnchorageAnchorage Municipality
Less than 9th Grade Education5,275 (2.7%)5,275 (2.7%)
9-12th Grade (No Diploma)7,472 (3.9%)7,472 (3.9%)
High School Graduate (Including Equivalency)45,685 (23.8%)45,685 (23.8%)
Some College, No Degree50,626 (26.3%)50,626 (26.3%)
Associate's Degree16,763 (8.7%)16,763 (8.7%)
Bachelor's Degree42,216 (22.0%)42,216 (22.0%)
Graduate/Professional Degree24,273 (12.6%)24,273 (12.6%)
Anchorage Field of Bachelor's Degree for 1st Major
 AnchorageAnchorage Municipality
Bachelor's Degree, or Higher66,48966,489
Arts, Humanities & Others15,137 (22.8%)15,137 (22.8%)
Business11,470 (17.3%)11,470 (17.3%)
Education7,165 (10.8%)7,165 (10.8%)
Science & Engineering25,224 (37.9%)25,224 (37.9%)
Science & Engineering Related Fields7,493 (11.3%)7,493 (11.3%)