Ketchikan Gateway Borough School District

333 Schoenbar Road | (907) 225-2118

To provide high quality instruction to every student within a positive environment reflective of our community needs.


 Our district offers a variety of enrollment options for our preschool through 6th grade students.  KGBSD has three neighborhood schools, two charter schools, and home school options to serve our our diverse population. 


To view an individual schools webpage click on the schools name.  

                 Tongass School of Arts and Science                     Public Charter School - Free to ALL (PreK-6th)

  • 2012 Blue Ribbon School of Excellence
  • Free Before & After School Programs
  • Enrichment Classes (Science, Gifted Program, Weekly Art, Music, Weekly Swimming)
 Call 225-5720 to Tour or Enroll

    Ketchikan Charter School

  • Core Knowledge School
  • Focused on academic excellence, parental input, family involvement and most important accountability.
  • K-8th Grade free public Charter School

FastTrack Home School

  • Curriculum and Internet Fund Accounts
  • Local Office and Teacher Support
  • A Partner with parents in their homeschooling program

Houghtaling Elementary

  • School activities such as Drama Club, Hot Feats, Garden Club, Robotics, RTI Homework Club
  • Focusing on social as well as academic growth for grades PK-6
      • 2012 National Blue Ribbon School Exemplary High Performing
      • Neighborhood School with Community Focus
      • Serving 240+ Students in grades Pre-K - 6th