Ptarmigan Elementary School is an educational institution that offers a range of academic programs. The school provides classes in various subjects, such as art, music and physical education. It serves students in kindergarten through grade six. The school maintains a library that stocks books and reference materials. Ptarmigan Elementary School is a part of the Anchorage School District, which also governs over 15 middle and high schools. The Anchorage School District additionally operates various vocational and charter schools. The district serves nearly 50,000 students. Its schools offer lessons in language arts, math and social studies.