Kodiak Island Borough School District Kodiak’s public school district had a 2007-2008 student enrollment of 2,650, grades K-12, including 182 students in the rural schools.
In and near the City of Kodiak there are four elementary schools, one junior high, and one senior high. The elementary schools serve grades K through sixth; Junior High, grades seven and eight; and High School, grades nine through 12.
The district has schools in seven outlying communities of Port Lions, Larsen Bay, Akhiok, Ouzinkie, Old Harbor, and in the town of Chiniak. There is a one-room school at the Danger Bay logging camp on Afognak Island.
The Kodiak Island Borough School District is committed to a strong basic skills program. The district has developed specific strategies and methods for teaching reading, writing, public speaking and computing. The High School offers a sound academic program in math, science, social studies, and language arts. Vocational offerings are extensive. A community based career education alternative program is available.
The High School facility contains general classrooms, vocational classrooms, a library, gymnasium, swimming pool and 750 seat performing arts auditorium.
The Junior High, besides regular classrooms, has a large library, student commons, two court gymnasium, and specialized classrooms for shop, computers, business and home living skills.
Four elementary schools serve grades K-6. Peterson Elementary is on the Coast Guard Base; Main Elementary is on Powell Avenue near the Junior High and High School complex. East Elementary is on the corner of Rezanof Drive East and Benny Benson Drive. Northstar Elementary is on Mallard Way.
To complement the public school program, there are several opportunities to attend private and church operated programs. Kodiak Christian School, K-8 and St. Mary’s Catholic School, 1-8.