PROFICIENCY 30% 6% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
38%Anchorage School District

Hanshew Middle School is a school servicing grades 7 to 8 and is located in the district of "Anchorage School District" in Anchorage, AK. There are a total of 737 students and 44 teachers at Hanshew Middle School, for a student to teacher ratio of 17 to 1. There are a total of 250 free lunch students and 75 reduced lunch students.

Hanshew Middle School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 29.5%, which is 6% lower than the Alaska average.


Student/Teacher ratio17:1
Free lunch250
Reduced lunch75


Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Hanshew Middle School, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

High Schooln/a

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Hanshew Middle School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 39.8% 43.7% 48.4% 51.1%
African American 5.4% 6.2% 3.5% 15.9%
Asian 11.1% 10.9% 6.3% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 13.7% 11.4% 6.7% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 10.3% 8.4% 23.9% 1.2%
Hawaiian 3.2% 5.1% 2.5% 0.4%
Multiracial 16.4% 14.2% 8.7% 3.1%

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Anchorage demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)175191
Median age32.833.637.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.1:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)52%53%55%
Speak English82%84%79%
Speak Spanish5%4%13%

Education level achieved in Anchorage

Completed 8th grade89.5%88.0%84.3%
Completed high school88.8%87.2%83.0%
Completed some college69.3%64.6%59.4%
Completed associate degree42.8%37.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors34.3%28.8%30.3%
Completed masters12.6%10.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.8%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.2%1.1%1.3%
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Source: The Hanshew Middle School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.
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