Hanshew Middle School serves 688 students in grades 7-8.
Hanshew Middle School 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 24% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 37% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 44%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Alaska state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 65% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is higher than the Alaska state average of 53% (majority American Indian and Hispanic).
- Grades: 7-8
- Enrollment: 688 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
- Minority Enrollment: 65%
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50% in AK
- Math Proficiency: 24% (Btm 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 37% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AK Dept. of Education
Hanshew Middle School's student population of 688 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 36 teachers has declined by 20% over five school years.
(offers virtual instruction)
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Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Hanshew Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 443 schools in Alaska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Hanshew Middle School is 0.80, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
State Level (AK)
Overall Testing Rank
#275 out of 443 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AK Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Hanshew Middle School's ranking?
Hanshew Middle School is ranked #275 out of 443 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Alaska.
What schools are Hanshew Middle School often compared to?
Hanshew Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Goldenview Middle School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
24% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% AK state average), while 37% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 44% AK state average).
How many students attend Hanshew Middle School?
688 students attend Hanshew Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
35% of Hanshew Middle School students are White, 18% of students are Two or more races, 14% of students are American Indian, 13% of students are Asian, 11% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are Hawaiian, and 4% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Hanshew Middle School?
Hanshew Middle School has a student ration of 19:1, which is higher than the Alaska state average of 14:1.
What grades does Hanshew Middle School offer ?
Hanshew Middle School offers enrollment in grades 7-8 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Hanshew Middle School part of?
Hanshew Middle School is part of Anchorage School District.
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