Wendler Middle School

Serves grades 7 - 8

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year [note on school closures TBD].
  • Expenditures: 2018
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
2905 Lake Otis Rkwy
Anchorage, AK 99508
Phone
(907) 742-7300
District
ANCHORAGE SCHOOL DISTRICT
County
ANCHORAGE MUNICIPALITY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
455
Classroom Teachers
28

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Alaska

2

(10 is best)

Better than 14.4% of AK schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

2

(10 is best)

Wendler Middle School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 7

50 40 30 20 10 0
22%
36%
27%
44%
17%
29%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Grade 8

50 40 30 20 10 0
25%
32%
32%
37%
17%
27%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

20 15 10 5 0
16
17
18
16
    AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL
    AVG FOR DISTRICT
    AVG FOR STATE
    AVG FOR NATION
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 7 230 50.5%
Grade 8 225 49.5%
Total 455 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 29.6% 49.1% 54.3%
Black 8.9% 5.8% 3.0%
Hispanic 15.3% 13.8% 8.7%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 17.7% 12.5% 6.4%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 28.5% 18.8% 27.6%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 62.0% 43.5% 42.5%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 62.0% 40.3% 38.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.0% 3.2% 3.8%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 293,531 731,545
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 169.1 0
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 7.2% 7.2%
5-19 YEARS OLD 19.5% 20.2%
20-44 YEARS OLD 38.3% 36.2%
45-64 YEARS OLD 24.4% 25.1%
65 OR OLDER 10.5% 11.2%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 106,567 253,346
Single Parent Households With Children 10.9% 11.1%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 93.9% 92.8%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 36.1% 29.6%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 21.7% 18.2%
$100,000 - $149,999 20.5% 19.4%
$75,000 - $99,999 13.8% 14.0%
$50,000 - $74,999 17.4% 17.6%
$30,000 - $49,999 13.0% 14.1%
$15,000 - $29,999 8.2% 9.7%
$15,000 or less 5.4% 7.0%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $8,567 $407,663,000 53.8%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,514 $72,031,000 9.5%
Staff $522 $24,841,000 3.3%
General Administration $98 $4,664,000 0.6%
School Administration $869 $41,354,000 5.5%
Operation $1,617 $76,935,000 10.1%
Transportation $493 $23,457,000 3.1%
Other $560 $26,667,000 3.5%
Total Support $5,673 $269,949,000 35.6%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,697 $80,766,000 10.6%
Total Expenditures $15,936 $758,378,000 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $9,557 $1,261,678,000 49.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,373 $181,228,000 7.1%
Staff $1,446 $190,831,000 7.5%
General Administration $262 $34,555,000 1.4%
School Administration $1,101 $145,396,000 5.7%
Operation $2,125 $280,580,000 11.0%
Transportation $620 $81,788,000 3.2%
Other $702 $92,611,000 3.6%
Total Support $7,628 $1,006,989,000 39.7%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,051 $270,821,000 10.7%
Total Expenditures $19,236 $2,539,488,000 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,069 $358,201,987,000 50.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $716 $36,303,849,544 5.1%
Staff $569 $28,839,133,000 4.1%
General Administration $233 $11,807,269,000 1.7%
School Administration $680 $34,450,660,000 4.8%
Operation $1,094 $55,418,509,000 7.8%
Transportation $494 $25,019,268,456 3.5%
Other $430 $21,796,799,000 3.1%
Total Support $4,216 $213,635,488,000 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,767 $140,198,177,000 19.7%
Total Expenditures $14,052 $712,035,652,000 100.0%