Tacoma, WA
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Tacoma Public Schools

Source & Methodology

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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 2016 – 2017 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Districts in Tacoma


Bates Technical College School District Details

Bates Technical College School District
1101 South Yakima Ave.
Tacoma, WA 98405

298 Students enrolled in District

2 Schools in District

UNREPORTED Students Per Classroom (State average is 19)

Bates Technical College School District School Quality Ratings

District Quality Compared to Washington

(10 is best)

Better than of WA school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of U.S. school districts.



Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools in this District

School Grades
Bates Technical College Open Doors School
1101 South Yakima Ave.
Tacoma, WA, 98405
09-12
Bates Technical High School
1101 South Yakima Avenue
Tacoma, WA, 98405
09-12

School District Enrollment by Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 70.1% 61.3%
Black 11.3% 4.8%
Hispanic 12.0% 24.5%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 5.3% 8.0%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 1.4% 1.4%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 0.0% 45.3%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.0% 38.2%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.0% 7.1%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Support Expenditures
Student UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Staff UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
General Administration UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
School Administration UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Operation UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Transportation UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Other UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Total Support UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Non-instructional Expenditures UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Total Expenditures UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,759 $6,259,158,595 49.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $678 $737,036,335 5.8%
Staff $617 $670,955,141 5.3%
General Administration $113 $122,430,438 1.0%
School Administration $591 $642,770,255 5.0%
Operation $888 $964,992,078 7.6%
Transportation $398 $432,557,608 3.4%
Other $409 $444,275,544 3.5%
Total Support $3,694 $4,015,067,646 31.4%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,302 $2,501,695,451 19.6%
Total Expenditures $11,754 $12,776,003,647 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,336 $324,841,513,788 51.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $572 $29,350,053,799 4.7%
Staff $471 $24,151,307,291 3.8%
General Administration $200 $10,266,593,644 1.6%
School Administration $587 $30,091,720,454 4.8%
Operation $1,010 $51,800,394,937 8.2%
Transportation $464 $23,797,624,893 3.8%
Other $368 $18,843,845,750 3.0%
Total Support $3,673 $188,301,671,729 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,243 $114,972,145,768 18.3%
Total Expenditures $12,251 $628,114,952,936 100.0%

Franklin Pierce School District Details

Franklin Pierce School District
315 129 Th St S
Tacoma, WA 98444

7,737 Students enrolled in District

15 Schools in District

18 Students Per Classroom (State average is 19)

Franklin Pierce School District School Quality Ratings

District Quality Compared to Washington

(10 is best)

Better than of WA school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of U.S. school districts.

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools in this District

School Grades
Brookdale Elementary School
611 132nd Street S
Tacoma, WA, 98444
PK-05
Central Avenue Elementary School
4505 104th Street E
Tacoma, WA, 98446
KG-05
Christensen Elementary School
10232 Barnes Lane
Tacoma, WA, 98444
PK-05
Collins Elementary School
4608 128th St E
Tacoma, WA, 98446
PK-05
Early Learning Center School
12223 S A Street
Tacoma, WA, 98444
PK-PK
Elmhurst Elementary School
420 133rd St E
Tacoma, WA, 98445
KG-05
Franklin Pierce High School
11002 18 Th Ave E
Tacoma, WA, 98445
09-12
Gates Secondary School
813 132nd Street S
Tacoma, WA, 98444
08-12
Harvard Elementary School
1709 85th Street E
Tacoma, WA, 98445
KG-05
James Sales Elementary School
11213 Sheridan Ave S
Tacoma, WA, 98444
KG-05
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School District Enrollment by Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 43.0% 61.3%
Black 12.0% 4.8%
Hispanic 30.2% 24.5%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 13.9% 8.0%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.8% 1.4%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 74.2% 45.3%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 70.5% 38.2%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 3.7% 7.1%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,950 $44,886,800 50.4%
Support Expenditures
Student $769 $5,801,336 6.5%
Staff $762 $5,748,528 6.4%
General Administration $90 $678,960 0.8%
School Administration $638 $4,813,072 5.4%
Operation $870 $6,563,280 7.4%
Transportation $501 $3,779,544 4.2%
Other $347 $2,617,768 2.9%
Total Support $3,977 $30,002,488 33.7%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,886 $14,227,984 16.0%
Total Expenditures $11,813 $89,117,272 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,759 $6,259,158,595 49.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $678 $737,036,335 5.8%
Staff $617 $670,955,141 5.3%
General Administration $113 $122,430,438 1.0%
School Administration $591 $642,770,255 5.0%
Operation $888 $964,992,078 7.6%
Transportation $398 $432,557,608 3.4%
Other $409 $444,275,544 3.5%
Total Support $3,694 $4,015,067,646 31.4%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,302 $2,501,695,451 19.6%
Total Expenditures $11,754 $12,776,003,647 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,336 $324,841,513,788 51.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $572 $29,350,053,799 4.7%
Staff $471 $24,151,307,291 3.8%
General Administration $200 $10,266,593,644 1.6%
School Administration $587 $30,091,720,454 4.8%
Operation $1,010 $51,800,394,937 8.2%
Transportation $464 $23,797,624,893 3.8%
Other $368 $18,843,845,750 3.0%
Total Support $3,673 $188,301,671,729 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,243 $114,972,145,768 18.3%
Total Expenditures $12,251 $628,114,952,936 100.0%

Tacoma School District Details

Tacoma School District
601 S 8 Th
Tacoma, WA 98401

29,323 Students enrolled in District

66 Schools in District

18 Students Per Classroom (State average is 19)

Tacoma School District School Quality Ratings

District Quality Compared to Washington

(10 is best)

Better than of WA school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of U.S. school districts.

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools in this District

School Grades
Alternative Spcl Needs Div Occ School
601 S 8 Th St
Tacoma, WA, 98405
09-12
Angelo Giaudrone Middle School
4902 S Alaska St
Tacoma, WA, 98408
06-08
Arlington School
3002 S 72nd St
Tacoma, WA, 98409
PK-05
Baker School
8001 So J Street
Tacoma, WA, 98408
06-08
Birney School
1202 S 76th St
Tacoma, WA, 98408
PK-05
Blix Elementary School
1302 E 38th St
Tacoma, WA, 98404
PK-05
Boze School
1140 E 65th St
Tacoma, WA, 98404
PK-05
Browns Point School
1526 51st St Ne
Tacoma, WA, 98422
KG-05
Bryant School
717 S Grant Ave
Tacoma, WA, 98405
PK-08
Comm Based Trans Program School
601 S 8th St
Tacoma, WA, 98405
11-12
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School District Enrollment by Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 44.8% 61.3%
Black 19.5% 4.8%
Hispanic 21.1% 24.5%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 13.4% 8.0%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 1.3% 1.4%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 62.1% 45.3%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 54.5% 38.2%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 7.6% 7.1%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,320 $184,196,400 45.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $950 $27,687,750 6.9%
Staff $1,040 $30,310,800 7.5%
General Administration $76 $2,215,020 0.6%
School Administration $765 $22,295,925 5.5%
Operation $965 $28,124,925 7.0%
Transportation $376 $10,958,520 2.7%
Other $560 $16,321,200 4.0%
Total Support $4,732 $137,914,140 34.2%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,784 $81,139,680 20.1%
Total Expenditures $13,837 $403,279,365 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,759 $6,259,158,595 49.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $678 $737,036,335 5.8%
Staff $617 $670,955,141 5.3%
General Administration $113 $122,430,438 1.0%
School Administration $591 $642,770,255 5.0%
Operation $888 $964,992,078 7.6%
Transportation $398 $432,557,608 3.4%
Other $409 $444,275,544 3.5%
Total Support $3,694 $4,015,067,646 31.4%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,302 $2,501,695,451 19.6%
Total Expenditures $11,754 $12,776,003,647 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,336 $324,841,513,788 51.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $572 $29,350,053,799 4.7%
Staff $471 $24,151,307,291 3.8%
General Administration $200 $10,266,593,644 1.6%
School Administration $587 $30,091,720,454 4.8%
Operation $1,010 $51,800,394,937 8.2%
Transportation $464 $23,797,624,893 3.8%
Other $368 $18,843,845,750 3.0%
Total Support $3,673 $188,301,671,729 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,243 $114,972,145,768 18.3%
Total Expenditures $12,251 $628,114,952,936 100.0%

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