WELCOME to McGrath School

A center of culture, history, knowledge, academic rigor, and friendship.

School Start Time:

8:30am - All ages.

School Release Times:

1:30pm - Kindergarten.

2:30pm - 1st Grade.

3:00pm - 2nd-12th Grade.



McGrath School will be observing a different Spring Break date than what is on the 2019-2020 district-wide calendar. We will have our Spring Break from March 9 to March 13 (Approved by the McGrath Advisory School Board), so that our children will be out of school during the week of the Iditarod Sled Dog Race. Please record the change on your district calendar.

No bus service Dec 2-4. Please plan accordingly. 

  • Starting November 21 (Tues, Thur, Fri)  JNYO Practice (1st grade: 2:30pm, 2nd-6th grade: 3:10pm).
  • November 5-December 12  Volleyball practice (6th-12th grade, 4:00pm-5:30pm). 
  • November 26 Literacy Night. The theme is "family game night." Bring your favorite board game or a favorite book to read! (All ages, 6:00pm-7:00pm).
  • November 27 Thanksgiving lunch, potluck style (12:00pm). Bus service begins at 1:00pm. 
  • Dec 2-4 – No Bus Service. 
  • December 4  Toys for Tots (6:00pm).
  • December 6-7 and 13-14 – Volleyball tournaments.  See the form below. (Fri: 6pm and Sat: 10pm).
  • December 7 – Shoppers' Fair (time TBA).
  • December 18 Christmas Play (6:30pm).
  • December 20 Last day of school.
  • December 23 Winter break. No school.
  • January 6 School opens.
  • January 13 Inservice. No school.

McGrath School Calendar 2019-2020
EXCEL Alaska Calendar
EXCEL Alaska Recruitment Schedule

Public Interest
Volleyball Team Form
Thanksgiving Flyer
Mushing Program Flyer
McGrath Photo Page
EXCEL Alaska Application
ASB Vacancy Announcement

McGrath School

Hours of Operation: 8:00am - 4:00pm


Phone: (907) 524-1202

Fax: (907) 524-3751 

We do not have a secretary. Calls made without leaving a message cannot be returned. 

Thank you for your understanding.