• In 2018 - 2019  there are 804 students who attend Jane Mears Middle School in grades 7 and 8. 



    PEAKS Testing

    PEAKS is a statewide summative assessment that is given in the spring. A summative assessment is "designed to give information on a student’s understanding of the state’s English language arts, mathematics, and science standards." More information about PEAKS can be found on the Alaska Department of Education's Assessment and Accountability website.


    Several different tools are available for students to use while taking the PEAKS test. Watch the video tutorials to see how the tools are used. Practice tests are also available for students to practice using the tools.

    PEAKS Video Tutorials

    PEAKS Practice Test


    Student Handbook

    The Anchorage School District Middle School Handbook provides students with rules, guidelines, and procedures for many things. All students should read the handbook and be familiar with what it contains. Use the link on the left to access a digital version of the handbook.