Ketchikan Gateway Borough School District

Educating and empowering students to be leaders, critical thinkers, and problem solvers.

KGBSD Statement

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  • Child Find Screening

    Who is this For?

    • For any child between ages 3-4
    • A child must turn 3 on or before September 1 to qualify

    What do I need to do?

    • Complete the Child Find Screening Form.  A District representative will call you to schedule a screening day and time.
    • For a complete application, the child must have a Birth Certificate and proof of immunization.

    Screening does not guarantee placement. However, we would love to screen any child in the community.  Screening is a pre-requisite for enrollment.


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  • Substitute Teachers Wanted

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  • Sign up for Text Alerts

    Test Alerts Ketchikan Gateway Borough School District uses texting capabilities through SchoolMessenger, the same system that sends out the district’s automated phone calls and emails. This service is not intended to replace our existing means of communication- rather it will enhance them.

    The district will only use the service to provide information that is timely and relevant.

    In order to participate in the new service you must indicate your willingness to receive text messages to your phone. The process is simple and only takes a few seconds to complete.

    Simply text any one of the following words to the number 67587: subscribe, optin, yes

    You’ll know you were successful if you receive the following reply message:You are registered for SchoolMessenger notifications. Reply STOP to quit, HELP for help.

    *NOTE: In addition to performing the opt-in process above you’ll want to ensure that the district has your wireless number(s) in our student information database. If you haven’t already provided that information to your school, do so.

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    Addressing academic skills gaps in the areas of language arts, reading, and math. We will have plenty of brain breaks with daily art and crafts and physical education. We will also sprinkle in a few educational field trips.

    Eligibility:  All students enrolled in grades K-6 during the 2021-22 school year.


    Fawn Mountain School (400 Old Homestead Road)

    Dates and Times

    Mon-Thurs, July 11th - Aug 4th from 8:30am - 12:30pm.


    Bussing will be available to and from Fawn Mountain Elementary School. Parent drop off and pick up is at the front of the school.


    Breakfast & lunch will be provided at no charge to all summer school students.


    Attendance is very important to the continuity of this academic experience. If your child has an extended or planned absence, please notify the Summer School program coordinator, Nick Higson, as soon as possible.

    How to enroll

    Please fill out an on-line Enrollment Form for each child.  Enroll Here!

    You will receive a confirmation email of your child(ren)’s enrollment.

    If you have any questions about this year’s summer school program,    please contact Principal Nick Higson at or (907) 228-2202.


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  • COVID Plan Mitigation Changes as of 3-4-22. Link to PDF under image.

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  • Click on this image to view the KGBSD ARP Act Mitigation Plan

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