Clearer picture of post-earthquake status of Anchorage schools

December 4, 2018

The Alaska district designated 17 schools as safe for staff to re-enter. The majority of schools were damaged, and repairs or cleanup are ongoing. Only one elementary school was named as unsafe to enter because of sustained structural damage.

On Monday, Anchorage School District families got a clearer picture of the post-earthquake status of schools, and some new options for child care during the weeklong district-wide closure.

Here’s the latest:

Damage and reopening of individual schools

With a massive, citywide cleanup underway, the school district released the first school-by-school information on damage sustained in Friday’s 7.0 earthquake.