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In 2014, four districts will hold elections for a total of ten school board seats. [[Anchorage School District, Alaska|Anchorage School District]] will hold its election on April 1, 2014 and [[Fairbanks North Star Borough School District, Alaska|Fairbanks North Star Borough School District]] will hold its election on November 4, 2014. Both [[Kenai Peninsula Borough School District, Alaska|Kenai Peninsula Borough School District]] and [[Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District, Alaska|Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District]] will hold their elections on October 7, 2014.
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Revision as of 16:17, 21 March 2014

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List of school districts in Alaska

State profile
Number of students: 132,104
Number of districts: 54
Number of schools: 518
Graduation rate: 91.4%
Per-pupil spending: $15,949
State school administration
Chair: Jim Merriner
State Board Members: 7
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School boards and school board elections
List of school districts in Alaska
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Alaska is home to 518 schools, 54 districts and 132,104 K-12 students.[1]

Quick facts

State school administrators

  • State Board of Education
    • Jim Merriner, Chair, Public-at-Large
    • Esther J. Cox, First Vice-Chair, 3rd Judicial District
    • Janel Keplinger, Second Vice-Chair, Public-at-Large
    • James K. Fields, REAA Representative
    • Sue Hull, Fourth Judicial District
    • Bunny Schaeffer, Second Judicial District
    • Patrick Shier, First Judicial District
    • Carly Williams, Student Advisor
    • Lt. Col. Douglas Hays, Military Advisor


The following table displays the top ten Alaska school districts by total student enrollment.

Student enrollment[2]
1.) Anchorage School District
2.) Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District
3.) Fairbanks North Star Borough School District
4.) Kenai Peninsula Borough School District
5.) Juneau Borough School District
6.) Lower Kuskokwim School District
7.) Galena City School District
8.) Kodiak Island Borough School District
9.) Ketchikan Gateway Borough School District
10.) Northwest Arctic Borough School District


The following table displays the ethnic distribution of students in Alaska.[3]

Ethnicity Percentage
White 52.2%
American Indian/Alaskan Native 23.0%
Asian 8.0%
Hispanic 5.9%
African American 3.6%
Two or More 7.2%

School board elections

Upcoming elections

See also: Alaska school board elections, 2014

A total of three Alaska school districts among America's largest school districts by enrollment held elections in 2014 for seven seats. Elections were spread throughout the year, including one on April 1, 2014, and two on October 7, 2014.

Here are several quick facts about Alaska's school board elections in 2014:

The districts listed below served 80,570 K-12 students during the 2010-2011 school year, according to the National Center for Education Statistics.[4] Click on the district names for more information on the district and its school board elections.

2014 Alaska School Board Elections
District Date Seats up for election Total board seats Student enrollment
Anchorage School District 4/1/2014 2 7 49,206
Fairbanks North Star Borough School District 10/7/2014 3 7 14,285
Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District 10/7/2014 2 7 17,079

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