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ANCHORAGE, ALASKA SCHOOLS AND NEIGHBORHOODS: WE ARE HERE TO HELP
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ABOUT Anchorage, Alaska SCHOOLS
Anchorage schools boast a total student population of 55,634 attending 107 schools in 8 public school districts and 26 private schools. Public school revenue and expenditures vary by school district but Anchorage public schools spend an average of $6,952 per student each year.
Student teacher ratio is an important statistic cluing parents into the probable attention their child might receive individually in a classroom setting. Anchorage public schools average a student teacher ratio of 20:1. Anchorage private schools average 4:1. Also, high schools in Anchorage average a student body population of 523, while Anchorage middle schools and elementary schools average student body populations of 429 and 405 respectively.
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CHOOSING THE BEST SCHOOL FOR YOUR CHILD: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW
It wasn't so long ago that a child's education was limited to geographical boundaries set by the local school district. Increasingly, government is injecting "choice" into the equation by allowing children to enroll in the school of their choosing, regardless of where they live, as long as there is sufficient classroom space available.