Central Middle School Of Science

  • Central Middle School Of Science serves 480 students in grades 7-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the AK average of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 67% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is more than the state average of 52%.
  • Central Middle School Of Science operates within the Anchorage School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 480 students has declined by 18% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 30 teachers has declined by 18% over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades 7-8
Total Students 480 students
Central Middle School Of Science Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Central Middle School Of Science Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 30 teachers
Central Middle School Of Science Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Central Middle School Of Science Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.82 is more than the state average of 0.36. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AK) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 18:1
Central Middle School Of Science Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
American Indian
7%
24%
Central Middle School Of Science American Indian Students (1991-2015)
Asian
10%
6%
Central Middle School Of Science Asian Students (1991-2015)
Hispanic
17%
7%
Central Middle School Of Science Black Students (1991-2015)
Black
11%
3%
Central Middle School Of Science Black Students (1991-2015)
White
33%
48%
Central Middle School Of Science White Students (1991-2015)
Hawaiian
8%
3%
Central Middle School Of Science Hawaiian Students (2009-2015)
Two or more races
14%
9%
Central Middle School Of Science Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.82 0.36
Central Middle School Of Science Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
45%
38%
Central Middle School Of Science Eligible for Free Lunch (1991-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
15%
5%
Central Middle School Of Science Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2005-2015)

District Comparison

  • Anchorage School District's student population of 48,089 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $15,786 in this district is less than the state average of $26,078. The district revenue/student has grown by 14% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $16,123 is less than the state average of $26,105. The district spending/student has grown by 5% over four years.
School District Name Anchorage School District
Number of Schools
Managed
97
4
Number of Students Managed 48,089 399
Anchorage School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue $770 MM $10 MM
Anchorage School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending $787 MM $10 MM
Anchorage School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student $15,786 $26,078
Anchorage School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student $16,123 $26,105
Anchorage School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education

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