Mears Middle School

  • Mears Middle School serves 776 students in grades 7-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the AK average of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 57% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 52%.
  • Mears Middle School operates within the Anchorage School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 776 students has declined by 6% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 45 teachers has declined by 15% over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades 7-8
Total Students 776 students
Mears Middle School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Mears Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 45 teachers
Mears Middle School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Mears Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.75 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 17:1 18:1
Mears Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
American Indian
7%
24%
Mears Middle School American Indian Students (1991-2015)
Asian
15%
6%
Mears Middle School Asian Students (1991-2015)
Hispanic
8%
7%
Mears Middle School Black Students (1991-2015)
Black
3%
3%
Mears Middle School Black Students (1991-2015)
White
43%
48%
Mears Middle School White Students (1991-2015)
Hawaiian
4%
3%
Mears Middle School Hawaiian Students (2009-2015)
Two or more races
20%
9%
Mears Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Mears Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown AK All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.75 0.36
Mears Middle School 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.
27%
38%
Mears Middle School 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.
7%
5%
Mears Middle School 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 $16,026 in this district is less than the state average of $27,880. The district revenue/student has grown by 20% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $17,029 is less than the state average of $27,459. The district spending/student has grown by 12% 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 (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $772 MM $11 MM
Anchorage School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $820 MM $11 MM
Anchorage School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $16,026 $27,880
Anchorage School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $17,029 $27,459
Anchorage School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education

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