Petersburg High School
Schools has an elementary, middle, and a high school.
The Superintendent's office can be reached at 907.772.4271.
650 students are currently enrolled in the school system.
The Petersburg community is extremely involved with, and supportive
of the local schools. The school enjoys a well-deserved high
scholastic standing and it has an active sports and extracurricular
program. Students travel all around the Inside Passage and
the State via ferry and plane to participate in a broad spectrum
of school activities.
The University of Alaska Southeast
The University of Alaska Southeast, in Juneau and Sitka, offers
a variety of university and adult continuing education courses
via correspondence and distance delivery (video/audio) to
Petersburg residents. Contact Petersburg Community Schools
(907.772.3980) for details.
The Petersburg Marine Advisory Program
Petersburg Marine Advisory Program office serves as an
information bridge between maritime industry and information
holders worldwide. The Petersburg
office is a branch of the University
of Alaska Fairbanks Marine Advisory Program. It is part
of a statewide outreach and technical assistance program helping
Alaskans wisely use, conserve and enjoy Alaskas marine
and coastal resources.
Preschools and Early Childhood Learning
Petersburg also has several preschools and early childhood
learning centers. They include: Tlingit-Haida Head Start (907.772.4751);
the Lutheran Church's Good Beginnings Preschool (907.772.3044);
REACH Infant Learning Program (907.772.3488); and Petersburg
Childrens Center's Preschool (907.772.3419). There are also
several home-based childcare providers in Petersburg.