Frontier Charter School
8 May 2023 / by Crystal Brown
About Frontier Charter School
Frontier Charter School is a public charter school located in the heart of the city. It offers a unique educational experience for students in grades K-8. The school is dedicated to providing a strong academic foundation for its students, while also providing a safe and nurturing environment.
At Frontier Charter School, students have the opportunity to explore their interests and develop their skills in a wide variety of areas. The school offers a variety of classes, from traditional core classes to electives such as art, music, and physical education. It also focuses on character education, helping students develop their social and emotional skills.
The school also provides a range of extracurricular activities designed to enrich students’ experiences. These include sports teams, clubs, and other activities such as robotics and chess.
Frontier Charter School is committed to providing an excellent education to its students and preparing them to succeed in the 21st century. The school is a great option for families who are looking for an alternative to traditional schools.
400 W Northern Lights Blvd #9
Anchorage, AK 99503
K – 12
Overview Frontier Charter School
Frontier Charter School serves 705 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
Frontier Charter School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Alaska for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-59% (which is higher than the Alaska state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≥80% (which is higher than the Alaska state average of 44%) for the 2020-21 school year.
Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Hispanic and American Indian), which is lower than the Alaska state average of 53% (majority American Indian).
Verdict on Frontier Charter School
Frontier Charter School is ranked within the top 20% of all 443 schools in Alaska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.The diversity score of Frontier Charter School is 0.60, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.71. The school’s diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.