Located in the city of Sitka, Mt. Edgecumbe High School is a public boarding school that educates hundreds of students in grades 9-12.

Established in 1947, this school has earned a great reputation for being one of the top college preparatory institutions in the state of Alaska.

Upon graduation, more than 90 percent of students at Mt. Edgecumbe High School pursue a higher level education. The majority of students at this public boarding school come from disadvantaged families. Therefore, tuition is very affordable at this school that accommodates students from low income backgrounds.

Basketball teams for boys and girls make up the most popular athletic activities and programs at Mt. Edgecumbe High School. Students also engage in regular exercise and sports during physical education classes.