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Education2018-04-23T07:41:00+00:00

Juneau is a chosen city for the Kennedy Center’s Any Given Child arts program and a recipient of a MacArthur Foundation grant for its Artful Teaching K-12 teacher professional development project.

  • Juneau is home to the University of Alaska’s Southeast Campus, which offers multiple degree opportunities in many fields of study and hosts the Alaska College of Education.
  • The District has 14 schools: six elementary schools, two middle schools, two larger high schools and an alternative high school, a PreK-8 Montessori School, a K-8 Charter School and Home-BRIDGE home school.
  • Other District programs include the Tlingit Culture, Language and Literacy (TCLL) program and a residential youth facility.
  • Continuing adult education is available through the Alaska Job Center Network, The Learning Connection, as well as Community Schools.
  • For the sixth year, the district received the Meritorious Budget Award from the Association of School Business Officials International for budget excellence.
  • Juneau was the first Alaska district to make the AP Honor Role (one of 433 districts in the U.S. & Canada) by increasing access to Advanced Placement® courses by at least 11%, growing Alaska Native student participation and maintaining or improving the rate at which AP® students earned scores of 3 or higher.
  • Both larger high schools, Juneau-Douglas High School and Thunder Mountain High School, had a 100% four-year graduation rate for its Asian/Pacific Islander, Hispanic, Multi-ethnic, and English Learners sub-groups in 2017. The overall four-year graduation rate at these high schools is 94%.

Excellence in Education

Juneau has three high schools, two junior highs, seven elementary schools, a Montessori pre-school and several faith-based schools.  Current enrollment is 4,800 students in the public school system, with an operating budget of approximately $143 million and 355 teachers.

The University of Alaska-Southeast is a small, four-year liberal arts school that enrolls approximately 1,000 full-time students.  The university has enjoyed steady growth for two decades, expanding programs, facilities and enrollment, and gaining recognition in marine studies and environmental sciences.

Juneau School District

Mailing Address: 10014 Crazy Horse Dr., Juneau, Alaska 99801

Auke Bay Elementary School

  • 11869 Glacier Highway
  • 463-1775

Dzantik’i Heeni Middle School

  • 1600 Renninger Street
  • 463-1899

Floyd Dryden Middle School

  • 3800 Mendenhall Loop Rd.
  • 463-1850

Gastineau Elementary School

  • 1507 3rd St., Douglas
  • 463-1999

Glacier Valley Elementary School

  • 3400 Tongass Boulevard
  • 463-1801

Harborview Elementary School

  • 1255 Glacier Avenue
  • 463-1875

Home School HomeBRIDGE

  • 523-1821

Juneau Community Charter School

  • 430 4th st
  • (907) 796-5699

Juneau-Douglas High School

  • 1639 Glacier Avenue
  •  523-1500

Mendenhall River Elementary School

  • 9001 Mendenhall Loop Rd.
  • 463-1799

Riverbend Elementary School

  • 2901 Riverside Drive
  • 463-1819

Thunder Mountain High School

  • 3101 Riverside Drive
  • 780-1900

University of Alaska Southeast

Yaakoosge Daakahidi (Alt. H.S)

  • 1415 Glacier Avenue 523-1800

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