Our District

Hoonah School District is located in Hoonah Alaska. Our district enjoys a supportive community, providing many settings for learning, sharing, and celebrating. The Hoonah City School Board  works in partnership with the community to provide engaged learning opportunities and a safe environment that result in continuous learning for all students. 

Hoonah is primarily a Tlingit village located on Chichagof Island in Southeast Alaska.  It is estimated that of its 850 residents, 70% are of Native heritage. The Tongass National Forest, which would include Chichagof Island, the largest forest in the U.S., about the size of Indiana.  Chichagof Island has the world’s largest brown bear population, approximately three brown bears per square mile.  The marine mammals you might see are the humpback whales, orcas, sea lion, porpoises, sea otter and seal. It is estimated that 250 various species of waterfowl, shorebirds, and common birds inhabit the area, which would include the bald eagle.


Jayme Coutlee
Secretary to the Superintendent
907-945-3611 EXT 223
[email protected]

District Hours

Monday - Friday

Strategic Planning 2016-2021

District Report Card

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