About Us

Mears Panthers Have Integrity

We foster:

- Respect

- Responsibility

- Creativity


We  Strive For Academic Excellence

The welcoming environment of Jane Mears Middle School 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. Through teamwork and cooperation, all students become partners in their own educational progress, fostering self-respect, responsibility, and integrity.

Mears Quick Info:

Grade levels: 7–8 | Number of students: 857
Mascot: Panther | Colors: gold & black

Mears school hours: classes are from 8:15 AM - 2:45 PM

Mears office hours: 7:00 AM - 3:30 PM


Mears is located at:

2700 West 100th Avenue

Anchorage, AK 99515


Contact Mears at the following numbers:

Main office: (907)742-6400

Fax number: (907)742-6444

Attendance/Registrar: (907)742-6402

Administrative Assistant: (907)742-6420

24-hour Attendance: (907)566-3300

For staff emails use the Staff tab at the top


  • Driving north or south on Minnesota Drive (Walter J. Hickel Expressway) exit onto 100th Avenue and turn west.
  • Continue on 100th Avenue through the stop sign at Victor Road.
  • Mears Middle School will be on your left, 100 yards past the intersection with Victor Road.