Mission of the Bering Strait School District:
The BeringStrait School District will educate our children to becomeself-sufficient and contributing citizens through quality programs thatreflect our children’s heritage.
The Bering Strait School District, in northwest Alaska, servesfifteen isolated villages on the Seward Peninsula, on the eastern end ofNorton Sound and on two islands in the Bering Sea. Current enrollmentis approximately 1,800 students and is almost 100% Alaskan NativeInupiat, Yu'pik or Siberian Yu'pik Eskimo.
Although the number of students served is relatively small, thearea served covers approximately 80,000 square miles. Most of theschools are accessible only by small bush aircraft.