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Anacortes School District


Anacortes School District

Administrative Offices
2200 M Ave., Anacortes, WA 98221
360.293.1200 Ph
360.293.1222 Fax

Anacortes School District Mission
“We will serve as a lighthouse for public education in our community.” This means
the Anacortes School District will strive to the best of its abilities to provide leadership to: 1) inspire high student achievement, 2) nurture responsible citizenship, 3) create lifelong learners, and 4) ensure no child gets lost. The board and superintendent of Anacortes schools have joined with all staff, teachers, parents, and students to provide exceptional learning opportunities and support for our most valuable asset: our children.

Anacortes School District Facts
The Anacortes School District is located 16 miles west of I-5 (Mount Vernon) and 80 miles north of Seattle. The District is 25 square miles in size and enrolls approximately 3,000 students. There are approximately 380 certificated and classified employees in the district. The Anacortes School District has an excellent reputation and the student population, as a whole, scores high on state assessments and other standardized tests.

Bus transportation for Anacortes students is provided according to guidelines established by the Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction, Transportation Department. Students eligible for school bus transportation are those living over one mile from school. Bus stops, routes, and times are published each fall in the Anacortes American newspaper. Local radio stations, KBRC and KLKI, announce Anacortes school closings or late openings when inclement weather prevails or online at The Anacortes School District also serves students living on Guemes Island who commute by Ferry.

District Facilities

Administration/Central Office
2200 M Avenue
Chris Borgen, Superintendent

Anacortes High School
1600 20th Street
860 Students grades 9-12
Pam Estvold, Principal

Anacortes Middle School
2202 M Avenue
450 Students grades 7-8
Patrick Harrington, Principal

Fidalgo Elementary
13590 Gibralter Road
418 Students grades K-6
Tara Dowd, Principal

Island View Elementary
2501 J Avenue
445 Students grades K-6
Bernard Selting, Principal

Mount Erie Elementary
1313 41st Avenue
409 Students grades K-6
Bob Knorr, Principal

Whitney Elementary
1200 M Avenue
115 Students grades Pre-K-3
Kevin Schwartz, Principal

Learning Opportunity Center
2801 Commercial Avenue
78 Students
Marge Thomas, Director

Home Education Program
118 Students
Marge Thomas, Director

Transitions Program
Anacortes High School
15 Students
Maggie Thompson, Director

Transportation Department
2201 37th Street
Joe Sanders, Manager

After School Programs

Best Place 360.336.9622

Boys and Girls Club of Skagit County 360.588.9045

Mt. Vernon Parks & Recreation Adventure Club 360.336.6215

Anacortes Community & Youth Arts Program 360.299.9366

After School Arts Program (A.S.A.P.) 360.299.1850

Strings Program (A.S.A.P.) 360.299.1850

Early Learning Centers

Whitney School (ages 4-5) 360.293.1239

Anacortes High School (ages 1-5) 360.588.1345