Students enrolled 256
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District Anchorage School District
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1205 E Street
Anchorage, AK 99501

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(907) 742-3730
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5 stars
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April 08, 2014
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!

- submitted by a parent
April 07, 2014
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!

- submitted by a community member
April 02, 2014
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.

- submitted by a parent
September 23, 2013
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!

- submitted by a parent
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Chugach Optional Elementary School
1205 E Street, Anchorage, AK  99501
(907) 742-3730
Last modified Chugach Optional Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades PK-6. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 10 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Chugach Optional Elementary School Rating: 5 out of 5 based on 4 reviews.