The fertility rate in Alaska is 1.8 and has been steadily dropping for years.

There are 18 Anchorage schools with a student body that is 65% of capacity or lower. There are also 19 schools that are nearly full, with 95% enrollment. It’s a discrepancy that translates to the school district spending money to teach fewer students in more locations.

Source: Cuts and closures loom for Anchorage School District