Mears Middle


Michael Perkins


Contact us

Phone: 907-742-6400

Fax: 907-742-6444


Visit us

2700 W 100th Avenue, Anchorage, Alaska 99515

School and boundary map

Mears' website

School hours: 8:15 a.m. – 2:45 p.m.


School staff

Administrative Assistant


Assistant Principal

Shane Inch



Teaching staff and their websites


School Business Partners

Academy of Hair Design

Alaska Geographic

Alaska State Parks

Chugach National Forest

Municipality Parks and Recreation

Siemens Building Technologies

Steam Dot Coffee

Tastee Freez

Wells Fargo, Sand Lake branch

Learn more about School Business Partnerships »

About our school

The welcoming environment of Mears Middle focuses on academic excellence for all students.  World languages, fine arts, pre-engineering, community outreach projects, and a variety of sports and activities develop students’ interests and talents and enrich an enjoyable and well-rounded middle school experience. Mears is dedicated to promoting academic excellence and providing the opportunity for all students to achieve their potential.  Though teamwork and cooperation, all students become partners in their own educational progress, fostering self-respect, responsibility, and integrity.


Grade levels: 7–8  |  Number of students: 857

Mascot: Panther  |  Colors: Gold & black


Performance assessments and surveys

Several reports and data that assess this school's performance, goals, student issues, community input and more can be found on the performance assessments and surveys page.


Apply to attend

Students who do not reside within this school's neighborhood boundary and those who do not currently attend the school need to apply through the school lottery or zone exemption system using the "Apply" link below.


Apply to Mears Middle School


Apply to Mears Middle School Japanese Immersion Program

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