Anchor Point is a small town with a total population of 1,845 people located on the Kenai Peninsula. Anchor Point stretches through the Anchor River Valley and overlooks the Cook Inlet. If you are wanting to live with nothing but the “real Alaska” out your backdoor then Anchor Point is for you. Anchor Point is a great place to enjoy some great activities year round. Some of the recreational opportunities to take part in is river and saltwater fishing, camping, hiking, snowmachining, cross country skiing, and ice fishing. Anchor Point is only an hour drive way from the world famous Kenai River.
Anchor Point is one of the friendliest communities around. The personal warmth and friendliness of the residents in this rural community attract visitors and newcomers alike. The community is full of a mix of homesteaders, commercial fishermen, business owners and retirees. Anchor Point is held together by common interest, cooperation and a true caring for your neighbor.
Anchor Point is a great place to go fishing. The king salmon season begins the weekend before Memorial Day and runs for five consecutive weekends. The river then reopens the 1st of July for all fishing other than king salmon and continues until freeze up.
As far as schools go in Anchor Point, your options are limited. The community of Anchor Point only has one school which is Chapman School which is in the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District. Chapman School is a public school that serves grades K-8. Chapman School received a GreatSchools Rating of 3 out of 10. If you are wanting to send you child to a different school then they can either commute to Homer or to Ninilchik. Homer is only a short 15 mile drive away from Anchor Point. Paul Banks Elementary School is a public school that offers classes for grades K-2. There is no GreatSchools Rating for Paul Banks Elementary. Voznesenka Elementary School is a public school that serves grades PK-12 in Homer. It received a distinguished GreatSchools Rating of 5 out of 10. McNeil Canyon Elementary School is another public school that offers classes for grades K-6. It received a distinguished GreatSchools Rating of 8 out of 10. Fireweed Academy is a charter school in Homer that serves grades 3-6. Fireweed Academy received a distinguished GreatSchools Rating of 7 out of 10. Homer Middle School is the only public middle school in the City of Homer that serves graded 7-8. Homer Middle received a distinguished GreatSchools Rating of 9 out of 10. Homer Flex School is a public high school located in Homer for grades 9-12. It received a distinguished GreatSchools Rating of 4 out of 10. Homer High School is a public school that serves grades 9-12. Homer High received a distinguished GreatSchools Rating of 9 out of 10. Ninilchik is only 21 miles away from Anchor Point. The Ninilchik School is a public school that serves grades K-12. Ninilchik School received a GreatSchools Rating of 7 out of 10.