Public Schools in Palmer, Alaska

There are 14 Public Schools in Palmer, Alaska, serving a population of 6,773 people in an area of 6 square miles. There is 1 Public School per 483 people, and 1 Public School per square mile.

In Alaska, Palmer is ranked 162nd of 365 cities in Public Schools per capita, and 9th of 365 cities in Public Schools per square mile.

List of Palmer Public Schools

Find Palmer, Alaska public schools, including charter schools, k-12, elementary, middle, and high schools.


Academy Charter School 801 East Arctic Avenue Palmer, AK

Beryozova School 501 North Gulkana Street Palmer, AK

Birchtree Charter School 7101 East Palmer-Wasilla Highway Palmer, AK

Butte Elementary 4006 Butte Road Palmer, AK

Colony High School 9550 East Bogard Road Palmer, AK

Colony Middle School 9250 East Silver Spring Circle Palmer, AK

Mat-Su Youth Facility 501 North Gulkana Street Palmer, AK

Palmer High School 1170 West Arctic Avenue Palmer, AK

Palmer High School West Arctic Avenue Palmer, AK

Palmer Middle School 1159 South Chugach Street Palmer, AK

Pioneer Peak Elementary 1959 North Trunk Road Palmer, AK

Sherrod Elementary 561 North Gulkana Street Palmer, AK

Swanson Elementary 507 North Gulkana Street Palmer, AK

Valley Pathways 1150 France Road Palmer, AK

About Palmer Public Schools

Palmer Public Schools are tuition-free, publicly funded schools that are legally required to accept and provide an education to all children from Kindergarten age through Grade 12 in Palmer, AK. Each of the fifty state constitutions includes a requirement for the provision of a Public School system, and each state, including Alaska, also has a compulsory education law that requires school-age children to attend school.

You may contact Public Schools for questions about:
  • Palmer Public School calendars
  • Admissions policies and enrollment
  • Palmer school district
  • Academics and school curriculum
  • School buses and transportation

Palmer Public School Statistics

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

Palmer Public School Enrollment
 PalmerAlaska
Nursery & Preschool Enrollment62 (54.9%)6,834 (66.5%)
Kindergarten Enrollment95 (91.3%)9,147 (88.3%)
Elementary School Enrollment (Grades 1-4)343 (87.3%)36,557 (91.0%)
Elementary School Enrollment (Grades 5-8)393 (90.1%)36,644 (91.9%)
High School Enrollment (Grades 9-12)400 (92.2%)37,670 (91.7%)
Palmer Educational Attainment (Age 25+)
 PalmerAlaska
Less than 9th Grade Education85 (2.1%)12,656 (2.7%)
9-12th Grade (No Diploma)279 (6.9%)23,521 (4.9%)
High School Graduate (Including Equivalency)1,438 (35.6%)131,293 (27.6%)