District Highlights
New School Year
Our district is very excited to have all of our students, staff, and parents for a new school year. We are having a busy summer at the district office in preparation for this year. As you know, we are fully committed to prepare all of our students for their future....
New School Year
Class of 2019 inspiration: Steven Hunter Smith, River City Academy (RCA)
RCA Principal Dawn Edwards-Smith said, “Do not underestimate the determination of a quiet man. This speaks volumes to the character and quiet leadership displayed by River City Academy’s valedictorian, Steven Hunter Smith.”...
Class of 2019 inspiration: Steven Hunter Smith, River City Academy (RCA)
KPBSD celebrates Caleb Napier, Connections Homeschool, Class of 2019
Caleb Napier is a goal-oriented young man always on the move. The past four years in the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Connections Homeschool has given him the flexibility to pursue his many personal goals, while following his passions of music, exploring other cultures, aviation, and serving others...
KPBSD celebrates Caleb Napier, Connections Homeschool, Class of 2019
Class of 2019 Inspirations: Bethany Carstens, Kelsey Clark, and Emma Wik
Class of 2019 inspirations - Nikiski Middle-High School: Bethany Carstens, Kelsey Clark, and Emma Wik...
Class of 2019 Inspirations: Bethany Carstens, Kelsey Clark, and Emma Wik
Community Interest

Register for school in the KPBSD

Visit this Student Registration Overview webpage to learn about attending a school in the KPBSD. Information for new or returning students is posted, along with specific information about Early Admission; Immunization Requirements; KPBSD school websites and supply lists; Pupil Transportation; Registration Dates and Times; and the State of Alaska Back-to-School Wellness Webpage

Personalized Learning

Where do you want your learning to take you and how can KPBSD help you get there? Learn how KPBSD is engaging the interest, strengths, and needs of every student. Explore personalized learning, the #PLinKPBSD Resource Bank for educators, and ask a question to help build our FAQs.

KPBSD Strategic Plan

KPBSD will inspire all learners to pursue their dreams in a rigorous, relevant, and responsive environment. Discover what guides the 2017 – 2022 KPBSD strategic plan. KPBSD students should be able to demonstrate their readiness in multiple ways beyond a standardized test score. While test scores are one key readiness indicator often used in schools, they do not always show the whole picture. Review KPBSD KPIs through the public dashboard.

Collective Bargaining

The Kenai Peninsula Borough School District (KPBSD), and the Kenai Peninsula Education Association (KPEA), and the Kenai Peninsula Education Support Association (KPESA) are in contract negotiations. The process includes items for discussion such as compensation, employee benefits, health care, and work environment that one or both sides want to address for possible revision. Read online reports, proposals, and view timeline.

The Alaska State Legislature

Visit the KPBSD and the Legislature webpage, and follow the Alaska State Legislature to track bills, locate and contact your legislators, and access committee information.

Budget and Finances, School Consolidations

Are you searching for finance department information? KPBSD webpage: Finance documents and presentations, together with FY20 budget development has answers. KPSBD is talking with communities about potential school consolidations; learn more about meetings, a direct study, and survey results.

Apply Now!

Review open positions, apply online and visit our employment web pages with helpful information.

School Safety

Parents and guardians, school safety is a top priority in the KPBSD. It's important for you to know what to do before, during, and after a school emergency, weather related delay start, or school closure. Kindly read KPBSD Emergency Guidelines for Parents and Guardians. KPBSD regularly practices safety drills in schools, and includes law enforcement in our ALICE trainings for school emergencies. School delays and closures protocol.

KPBSD Key Communicators

Are helping people in their local communities learn more about KPBSD, while assisting the school district to learn what people in our schools and community think, feel, and know. Discover more about the Key Communicators program.  

Volunteer in a KPBSD School

KPBSD appreciates our volunteers who make a difference every day in our schools! New and returning volunteers: begin your confidential, online application here: Volunteer in a KPBSD school.  

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