Tanaina Elementary School is an educational institution that offers a range of academic programs and extracurricular activities. The school serves students in kindergarten through grade five. It provides classes in math, science, art and special education. The school operates a parent-teacher association and publishes a newsletter. Tanaina Elementary School is governed by the Mat-Su Borough School District, which operates education, transportation, human resources, purchasing, risk management and fianc departments. The Mat-Su Borough School District governs more than 40 schools and serves over 16,300 students. It is one of the largest school districts in Alaska. The district additionally operates nearly five charter and alternative education schools.