State of Alaska


The department has produced a number of publications and templates to provide guidelines to districts for project planning, CIP (AS 14.11) application submittals, and project administration. Related reports published for the legislature have also been made available.

Additional Downloadable Forms relating to Facilities.

Please select a category on the left to view the resources available on that subject.

Application for Grant or Debt Capital Improvement Project

For the current CIP application, instructions, eligibility checklist, scoring criteria, rater’s guidelines, and Cost Model - refer to Capital Project Information and References

Six-Year Plan (EED Form #05-11-068) - excel

Preventative Maintenance & Facility Management


*Links to external resources are provided as a public service and do not imply endorsement*

Environmental Assessment Checklist for Healthy Schools, Alaska Edition by the U.S. EPA Region 10 and the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium -- a tool designed for schools in rural Alaska to help assess school environments and identify areas for improvement and potential action.

Sensible Steps webinar series by the U.S. EPA, Region 10 -- introduces sensible, low- or no-cost steps that communities can take to create healthier environments in their schools.

Project Planning & Design

Seismic Information - The information below was prepared by the Alaska Seismic Hazard Safety Commission and submitted to the department in order to assist school districts in their review of seismic hazard and risk. The information contained in the documents below should be used for reference only, and decisions based on the information should be accomplished by geologists, geotechnical engineers, or structural engineers as appropriate.

Cost Model & Format

  • Program Demand Cost Model - A MS Excel workbook for conceptual construction cost estimating of new school construction and renovation projects.
  • Cost Format - Standard Construction cost estimate format to be used on all capital improvement project cost estimates.

Reports To The Legislature

School Capital Project Funding Report – A report to the legislature on the effectiveness and funding sources of the state aid for school construction and major maintenance grants and debt reimbursement, as required by AS 14.11.035.

Statewide Six-Year Plan – Compiled from the district plans submitted to the department, primarily through the CIP process. Provides an overview of projects and estimated costs that are anticipated by the districts over the next six years.

Prototype School Construction Report – A report to the legislature on the benefits and disadvantages of prototypical school design and construction in Alaska, as required by Chapter 15, SLA 2014 (HB 278).

General Resources