Mears Middle School



Mears Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Mears Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 438
8 419
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Mears Middle School is a public high school of the Anchorage School District located in Anchorage, AK. It has 857 students in grades 7th through 8th. It has a student teacher ratio of 16.4 to 1.

Total Students: 857
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 52.2

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Mears Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 430
(50%)
9,615
(48%)
 Male 427
(50%)
10,223
(52%)

Mears Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 397
(46%)
9,525
(48%)
 Two or More 131
(15%)
2,314
(12%)
 Asian 98
(11%)
2,163
(11%)
 Hispanic 90
(11%)
2,058
(10%)
 American Indian 77
(9%)
1,711
(9%)
 Pacific Islander 37
(4%)
836
(4%)
 Black 27
(3%)
1,231
(6%)

Mears Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 575
(67%)
13,747
(69%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 231
(27%)
5,232
(26%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 51
(6%)
859
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Mears Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (32.9%) is lower than the state average of 46.9%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Mears Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1090
2006 1054
2007 818
2008 870
2009 842
2010 804
2011 832
2012 857

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.1
2006 16.8
2007 15.1
2008 15.6
2009 16.1
2010 15.3
2011 15.8
2012 16.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.25871559633028
2006 0.26091081593928
2007 0.24938875305623
2008 0.22413793103448
2009 0.26365795724466
2010 0.32462686567164
2011 0.35697115384615
2012 0.32905484247375

Compare Mears Middle School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,640.0% 16.4:1
 
1,714.5% 17.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 32.9%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 46.9%
 

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