General Information


“Susitna Elementary School-- a diverse community committed to the success of all learners as they become knowledgeable, responsible, and caring citizens.”


Our school's community outreach service projects continually receive commendations by the Anchorage School Board, the Superintendent, the Mayor of Anchorage, Directors at Bean’s Cafe and Kid’s Kitchen, and other community agencies.   


  • In 2015, our Building Plant Operator, Ivan Doucet, received the district's Denali Award.
  • In 2014, our Open Optional students artwork auctioned for over $10,000 for  . . . . 
  • In 2010, Physical Education Teachers Ben Elbow and Melissa Lamebull-Ingram received the district’s Denali Award.
  • In 2009, Susitna’s students, staff, and parents completed another service learning projects to improve the school facility, upgrade the school artwork and provide a school wide recycling project.
  • In May 2007, Susitna earned the Green Star Award for the most outstanding recycling agency in Alaska.

Susitna also provides many after school activities, which include a running club (with over 100 participants), school chorus, dance club, basketball, technology club, and so much more.  

Campfire is available for on-site before and after school care (7 a.m. to 6 p.m.), and 

We are very proud of the connections our students and school volunteers have made with our school!