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Nancy Brain


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Phone: 907-349-1561

Fax: 907-349-2835

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10121 Lake Otis Parkway, Anchorage, Alaska 99507

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Hanshew Middle School

School hours: 8:15 a.m. – 2:45 p.m.


School staff

Administrative Assistant


Assistant Principal

Patty Hynes




School Business Partners

Alaska Flower Market 

Alaska Fire Department Fire Station 12

Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Alaska

Carls Jr.

Far North Yarn

Lowes South Anchorage

Menchies Frozen Yogurt

Nestle Toll House cafe

Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. Gamma Alpha Alpha Chapter

Pepes Turnagain House

Putters Wild

Quiznos Subs

Sewards Folly Bar & Grill

Steam Dot Coffee Roasters

The Anderson Group with Keller Williams Realty

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About our school:

Hanshew Middle prides itself on being a positive and welcoming school.  At Hanshew, families and our community are a priority. We are a dynamic community of learners and educators. Students are placed on academic teams where they develop a bond with teachers and classmates. Our teachers are trained in MSI, a multi-sensory approach to teaching and learning. Our mission at Hanshew is to provide students with a safe environment, quality education and to motivate all students to believe in themselves.


Grade levels: 7–8  |  Number of students: 791

Mascot: Hawk  |  Colors: Red, black & white

Motto or slogan: Soaring into a Successful Future


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.


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