1405 E St
Anchorage, AK 99501
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Central Middle School Of Science serves 357 students in grades 7-8.
Central Middle School Of Science placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alaska for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 18% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 39%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 32% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 42%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Alaska state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 75% of the student body (majority Hispanic and American Indian), which is higher than the Alaska state average of 53% (majority American Indian and Hispanic).

School Overview

Central Middle School Of Science's student population of 357 students has declined by 22% over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has declined by 17% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 7-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
357 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
24 teachers
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School Calendar

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Event
Date
Teacher's First Day
August 15, 2022 (Monday)
Thanksgiving Break 🦃
November 24, 2022 (Thursday)
Spring Break
March 13, 2023 (Monday)

School Rankings

Central Middle School Of Science is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 461 schools in Alaska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Central Middle School Of Science is 0.85, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.71. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AK)
Overall Testing Rank
#326 out of 461 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
18%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
13:1
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American Indian
14%
22%
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Asian
11%
5%
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Hispanic
15%
7%
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Black
10%
3%
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White
25%
47%
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Hawaiian
11%
3%
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Two or more races
14%
13%
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Diversity Score
0.85
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
95%
39%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
6%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 7-8
  • Students: 357 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 75%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in AK
  • Math Proficiency
    : 18% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 32% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.85

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