IDEA - Interior Distance Education of Alaska

2157 Van Horn road
Fairbanks AK 99701

IDEA is the largest statewide homeschool program with nearly 3,500 students enrolled and is fully accredited by the Northwest Association of Accredited Schools.

Because IDEA is a public school, IDEA is completely free!

IDEA provides student allotments to purchase textbooks, workbooks and other school supplies.

IDEA provides you with a computer and printer with free tech support and free internet and email.

Students are assigned to a certified teacher who is familiar with homeschooling to oversee their progress.

Go to or call 374-2200 to enroll now!

Interior Distance Education of Alaska (IDEA) believes you know your child better than anyone. IDEA has been partnering with homeschoolers for over 10 years, offering education solutions that are perfect for each child.

IDEA has a local office and supportive staff, a resource room and library, and offers curricular choice, workshops and educational activities for families.

Find out why innovative home educators continue to choose IDEA, the largest homeschool support program in Alaska!

Hours of Operation: 

Mon-Fri 8:30am-5pm