Point Higgins Elementary enrolls students in kindergarten through grade six. It offers the English as a Second Language program. The school has a library that includes a range of books, magazines and periodicals. It has a staff of a librarian, speech therapist, secretary, aides, paraprofessionals and custodians. Point Higgins Elementary conducts parent-teacher conferences, as well as Thanksgiving and Christmas events. Point Higgins Elementary is governed by the Ketchikan Gateway Borough School District, which also operates several elementary, middle and high schools. The district maintains curriculum, maintenance, human resources, special services and work orders departments. The Ketchikan Gateway Borough School District is located in Ketchikan, Alaska.