Helen B. Stafford Elementary School

Serves grades PK - 5

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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 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
1615 South 92nd St
Tacoma, WA 98444
Phone
(253) 571-4300
District
TACOMA SCHOOL DISTRICT
County
PIERCE COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
536
Classroom Teachers
30

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Washington

5

(10 is best)

Better than 42.7% of WA schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

5

(10 is best)

Helen B. Stafford Elementary School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 3

70 60 50 40 30 20 10 0
80 60 40 20 0
47%
58%
32%
56%
62%
59%
47%
58%
32%
56%
62%
59%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Grade 4

70 60 50 40 30 20 10 0
80 60 40 20 0
55%
56%
52%
58%
57%
55%
55%
56%
52%
58%
57%
55%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Grade 5

70 60 50 40 30 20 10 0
80 60 40 20 0
50%
55%
52%
61%
47%
49%
50%
55%
52%
61%
47%
49%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

25 20 15 10 5 0
18
18
18
16
    AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL
    AVG FOR DISTRICT
    AVG FOR STATE
    AVG FOR NATION
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade pk 72 13.4%
Kindergarten 74 13.8%
Grade 1 66 12.3%
Grade 2 70 13.1%
Grade 3 80 14.9%
Grade 4 92 17.2%
Grade 5 82 15.3%
Total 536 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 20.7% 43.9% 57.5%
Black 14.8% 15.4% 5.0%
Hispanic 30.3% 25.4% 25.9%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 22.2% 10.3% 8.9%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 12.0% 4.9% 2.8%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 69.4% 57.1% 44.0%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 57.5% 47.6% 35.9%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 11.9% 9.5% 8.1%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 223,696 7,614,893
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 4,308.9 112
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 6.5% 6.1%
5-19 YEARS OLD 17.4% 18.4%
20-44 YEARS OLD 38.1% 34.8%
45-64 YEARS OLD 24.7% 25.5%
65 OR OLDER 13.4% 15.1%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 88,053 2,848,396
Single Parent Households With Children 10.6% 9.0%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 89.9% 91.3%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 30.6% 36.0%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 11.8% 17.9%
$100,000 - $149,999 16.4% 17.7%
$75,000 - $99,999 13.7% 13.7%
$50,000 - $74,999 18.8% 17.2%
$30,000 - $49,999 17.0% 15.1%
$15,000 - $29,999 11.8% 10.4%
$15,000 or less 10.5% 8.0%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,735 $224,771,000 43.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,371 $39,836,000 7.7%
Staff $1,399 $40,664,000 7.9%
General Administration $85 $2,477,000 0.5%
School Administration $1,017 $29,560,000 5.7%
Operation $1,126 $32,707,000 6.4%
Transportation $424 $12,313,000 2.4%
Other $726 $21,089,000 4.1%
Total Support $6,148 $178,646,000 34.7%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,810 $110,717,000 21.5%
Total Expenditures $17,693 $514,134,000 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,289 $8,336,957,000 46.2%
Support Expenditures
Student $919 $1,051,594,000 5.8%
Staff $862 $986,118,000 5.5%
General Administration $132 $150,666,000 0.8%
School Administration $757 $866,141,000 4.8%
Operation $1,057 $1,208,969,000 6.7%
Transportation $475 $542,895,000 3.0%
Other $563 $643,699,000 3.6%
Total Support $4,765 $5,450,082,000 30.2%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,720 $4,255,113,000 23.6%
Total Expenditures $15,774 $18,042,152,000 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,838 $346,122,956,267 50.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $679 $34,352,975,349 5.0%
Staff $546 $27,656,793,506 4.0%
General Administration $224 $11,359,077,651 1.7%
School Administration $657 $33,237,901,128 4.9%
Operation $1,054 $53,333,273,914 7.8%
Transportation $473 $23,948,272,674 3.5%
Other $420 $21,254,923,139 3.1%
Total Support $4,053 $205,142,872,671 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,612 $132,190,575,207 19.3%
Total Expenditures $13,503 $683,455,649,655 100.0%