Swanson Elementary is an educational institution that offers a range of academic programs to students in kindergarten through grade two. The school provides classes in various subjects, including music and physical education. It operates a parent-teacher association that organizes fundraising events. The school has a library that stocks books and reference materials. It maintains a cafeteria that offers several lunch and breakfast options. The school additionally publishes a newsletter. Swanson Elementary is governed by the Mat-Su Borough School District, which operates education, transportation, human resources, purchasing, risk management and finance departments. The Mat-Su Borough School District governs more than 40 schools and serves over 16,300 students.