PROFICIENCY 36% 14% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
38%Anchorage School District

Mears 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 776 students and 45 teachers at Mears Middle School, for a student to teacher ratio of 18 to 1. There are a total of 216 free lunch students and 62 reduced lunch students.

Mears Middle School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 36.0%, which is 14% higher than the Alaska average.


Student/Teacher ratio18:1
Free lunch216
Reduced lunch62


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 Mears 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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Mears Middle School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 45.7% 43.7% 48.4% 51.1%
African American 2.7% 6.2% 3.5% 15.9%
Asian 14.1% 10.9% 6.3% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 10.0% 11.4% 6.7% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 9.3% 8.4% 23.9% 1.2%
Hawaiian 4.9% 5.1% 2.5% 0.4%
Multiracial 13.3% 14.2% 8.7% 3.1%

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Klatt Elementary44%1.3Anchorage, AK
Sand Lake Elementary56%1.8Anchorage, AK
Gladys Wood Elementary40%2.0Anchorage, AK
Campbell Elementary37%2.1Anchorage, AK
Ocean View Elementary45%2.1Anchorage, AK
Kincaid Elementary59%2.4Anchorage, AK
Taku Elementary31%2.8Anchorage, AK
Focus Homeschool32%2.8Anchorage, AK
Bowman Elementary40%3.0Anchorage, AK

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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