CHUGACH OPTIONAL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

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1205 E ST
ANCHORAGE, AK 99501
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Phone: 907-742-3730
School Information
  • GreatSchools Rating: 10
  • Educational Climate: Average
  • Technology Measure: Medium
  • Type: Public
  • Grades: Kindergarten - 6th Grade
  • District: Anchorage School District
  • Students/Teacher: 18:1
  • Students/Grade: 35.7
  • Number Students: 250
  • Number Teachers: 13
  • Instructional Expense/Pupil: 7238
  • Poverty Level: 6 - 15.9 PERCENT
  • Number Computers: 40
  • Principal: Ms Sue Forbes
  • CHARTER SCHOOL
  • GIFTED AND TALENTED PROGRAMS
  • ESL
  • SPECIAL EDUCATION
  • ADVANCED PLACEMENT
  • BEFORE AND AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAMS
  • ALTERNATIVE PROGRAMS
  • YEAR ROUND CLASSES
  • VOC-TECH
  • ADULT EDUCATION
  • NCLB SCHOOL
  • BLUE RIBBON SCHOOL
  • COALITION OF ESSENTIAL SCHOOLS
  • AYP SCHOOL
  • INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE
  • MAGNET SCHOOL
School Ratings & Reviews

School Ratings (4 ratings)
Maximum Rating: 5




    School Reviews (4 Reviews)
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    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2014-04-08
    "Our family loves Chugach Optional Elementary in Anchorage, AK. It is a warm & inviting community made up of parents, staff & students. People reach out to each other to help in a variety of ways whether its in the classroom, library, special events or after school activities. Many of the teachers at this school share their life long love of learning by leading after school clubs or activities. Some of the clubs include; technology club, photo club, drumming, quilting club, & gardening club. Students & a parent are invited to participate on a weekly basis. Others are invited in to share something with the group such as when I was invited to garden club to share about keeping bees. Chugach Optional is not just a school it is a caring community that strives to enrich our student's lives & encourage learning on all levels of a child's development. Families readily offer to participate in the needs of the individual teachers & school. The principal is amazing & sets the tone for the school ~ always open to opportunities & challenges. Our family is honored to be a part of this community! Thank you Chugach Optional Elementary!"
    Other Review | Rating:
    Posted 2014-04-07
    "My granddaughter has excelled beyond our expections with this wonderfully community/family based enviroment. She has enjoyed being both a younger and an elder student in her classroom, learing/sharing with her peers. The school environment is not only welcoming and but it also encourages family participation. The teachers and staff are involved with with all aspects of our wonderful learning community. Our children have learned to give back to our community and to take pride in our school. We are truly blessed!"
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2014-04-02
    "Chugach Optional School is an incredible learning space. It's philosophy encourages self-directed learning and cultivates a string love of learning in its students. It has been a fantastic place for our daughter."
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2013-09-23
    "When looking at the solid 10, you might be thinking: "What do they do to those kids to get such consistency in acing the tests? Are there HOURS of homework? Do I HAVE to be at school EVERY SINGLE DAY? Or, else, how do they threaten these kids into submission???" None of that... The answer is that the principal and teachers are doing something right and education process is really working here! Chugach library book selection is better than in a city's library; mixed ages classes teaching different levels of responsibilities; variety of after school activities help kids to discover their secret talents; also, school chickens and garden, and great mountain view from the top of the hill is what makes this school so successfull!"
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