Supporting Student Success

Anchorage Realizing Indigenous Student Excellence (ARISE) is a citywide movement to spark and sustain powerful, collective action to realize the success of all Alaska Native and American Indian students throughout their lives – from toddler to elder, learner to leader.

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Kindergarten Preparedness

Fun activities and information about kindergarten preparedness from the ARISE kindergarten preparedness Strategic Action Team of parents and partners. Let’s prepare together!


Our Opportunity, Our Responsibility

Alaska Native student success is vital to Anchorage’s success and benefits everyone in our community – making this a better, stronger, and even more vibrant city. There are 8,550 Alaska Native and American Indian students in Anchorage. Pull together and see them soar!

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