Romig Middle School

2500 Minnesota Dr
Anchorage, AK 99503
(School attendance zone shown in map)
6/
10
Top 50%
Serving 753 students in grades 7-8, Romig Middle School ranks in the top 50% of all schools in Alaska for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25% (which is higher than the Alaska state average of 23%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40% (which is higher than the Alaska state average of 29%).
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Alaska state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 63% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is higher than the Alaska state average of 53% (majority American Indian and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 7-8
  • Enrollment: 753 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 63%
  • : Top 50% in AK
  • : 25% (Top 50%)
  • : 40% (Top 50%)
  • : 37% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AK Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Romig Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Alaska for:

Category
Attribute
Most improved public schools

School Overview

Romig Middle School's student population of 753 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 41 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 7-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
753 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
41 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Romig Middle School ranks within the top 50% of all 459 schools in Alaska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Romig Middle School is 0.79, 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.
This School
State Level (AK)
#184 out of 459 schools
(Top 50%)
This chart displays the overall school rank of Romig Middle School, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
25%
23%
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40%
29%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Romig Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Alaska by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
37%
38%
Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
14:1
This chart displays the student teacher ratio of Romig Middle School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Alaska by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
10%
22%
This chart displays the percentage of American Indian students in Romig Middle School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Alaska by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Asian
10%
5%
This chart displays the percentage of Asian students in Romig Middle School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Alaska by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hispanic
16%
8%
This chart displays the percentage of Hispanic students in Romig Middle School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Alaska by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
3%
2%
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White
37%
47%
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Hawaiian
8%
3%
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Two or more races
16%
13%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in Alaska.
0.79
This chart displays the diversity score of Romig Middle School and the public school average diversity score of Alaska by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
38%
39%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
4%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Romig Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alaska by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AK Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Romig Middle School's ranking?
Romig Middle School is ranked #184 out of 459 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Alaska.
What schools are Romig Middle School often compared to?
Romig Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Wendler Middle School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
25% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 23% AK state average), while 40% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 29% AK state average).
How many students attend Romig Middle School?
753 students attend Romig Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
37% of Romig Middle School students are White, 16% of students are Hispanic, 16% of students are Two or more races, 10% of students are American Indian, 10% of students are Asian, 8% of students are Hawaiian, and 3% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Romig Middle School?
Romig Middle School has a student ration of 18:1, which is higher than the Alaska state average of 14:1.
What grades does Romig Middle School offer ?
Romig Middle School offers enrollment in grades 7-8 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Romig Middle School part of?
Romig Middle School is part of Anchorage School District.
In what neighborhood is Romig Middle School located?
Romig Middle School is located in the Turnagain neighborhood of Anchorage, AK. There are 3 other public schools located in Turnagain.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 7-8
  • Enrollment: 753 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 63%
  • : Top 50%
  • : 25% (Top 50%)
  • : 40% (Top 50%)
  • : 37% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AK Dept. of Education

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