Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District (MSBSD) is based in the city of Palmer in Southcentral Alaska. Palmer is about 35 miles north of Anchorage. MSBSD serves 47 schools with about 19,000 students enrolled. MSBSD is the second-largest and fastest-growing school district in Alaska. The MSBSD mission is to “Prepare All Students for Success”.