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Mt. Edgecumbe High School

Discover ~ Experience ~ Learn ~ Lead

Contact Info
Business Hours

MON 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
TUE 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
WED 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
THU 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
FRI 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
SAT Closed
SUN Closed

Location & Map

1330 Seward Ave.
Sitka, AK 99835
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About Us

The choice to join Mt. Edgecumbe High School is to join a family for a lifetime. Teachers and residential staff get to know students well and support them in their growth. Students are challenged in the classroom and beyond through a wide variety of new experiences offered through the residential program. Our students are from every corner of the state and our staff value the rich family and cultural experiences each student brings to MEHS. Mt. Edgecumbe is a great choice for a student who seeks to be challenged, enjoys trying new things, and desires to live with and learn from others. Mt. Edgecumbe students become part of an extended family network including parents and alumni all over the state. Many past Mt. Edgecumbe students describe their time at Mt. Edgecumbe High School as life-changing.

MEHS Mission

To provide a challenging, unique education in a residential setting that values rich cultural diversities and traditions, inspiring Alaskan students to become successful, responsible, global citizens.

Vision – MEHS inspires students to:

  • Discover and expand their talents with multiple innovative opportunities.
  • Develop their dreams.
  • Meet high expectations for learning and living.
  • Prepare for a changing world.
  • Form meaningful and long lasting relationships.
  • Learn from and appreciate one’s own and other’s cultures.
  • Become ethical leaders.