Goldenview Middle School is a middle school for grades 7 and 8 located in Anchorage, Alaska with 750 students. Part of the Anchorage School District, Goldenview opened in 1997 after two years of construction and a total cost of $239 million. The school's name is derived from its panoramic “Golden View” that encompasses Cook Inlet, Redoubt Volcano, Flattop Mountain and Mount McKinley. As of 2010-2011, 46 teachers teach at Goldenview. There are 87 faculty in all. The current principal is Julie Maker. The school mascot is the Sun. The school colors are purple, gold and black.