Chugach Optional Elementary School, founded in 1973, is a child-centered institution that emphasizes the physical, emotional and academic development of students. The elementary school serves students in kindergarten through grade six. Its academic course includes various subjects, such as language arts, math, art, science and history. The school operates a library that offers a collection of books on various topics and provides a range of databases, encyclopedias, magazines, newspapers, online resources and reference materials to students. Chugach Optional Elementary School also provides food and nursing services to students. The elementary school is located in Anchorage, Alaska and is a part of the Anchorage School District.