Franklin Pierce High School

Franklin Pierce High School serves 1,098 students in grades 9 - 12.
Minority enrollment is 48% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 42%.
Franklin Pierce High School operates within the Franklin Pierce School District.
Franklin Pierce School District's 62% graduation rate is lower than the WA state average of 80%.

School Overview

The student population of 1098 students has declined by 8% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,098 students
Franklin Pierce High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Franklin Pierce High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers n/a
Franklin Pierce High School Total Teachers (1988-2013)
Students by Grade Franklin Pierce High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The school's diversity score of 0.68 is more than the state average of 0.61. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (WA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio n/a n/a
Franklin Pierce High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2013)
American Indian
1%
1%
Franklin Pierce High School American Indian Students (1990-2014)
Asian
7%
7%
Franklin Pierce High School Asian Students (1990-2014)
Hispanic
19%
21%
Franklin Pierce High School Black Students (1989-2014)
Black
10%
5%
Franklin Pierce High School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
52%
58%
Franklin Pierce High School White Students (1990-2014)
Hawaiian
3%
1%
Franklin Pierce High School Hawaiian Students (2010-2014)
Two or more races
8%
7%
Franklin Pierce High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.68 0.61
Franklin Pierce High School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
47%
39%
Franklin Pierce High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2004-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
10%
7%
Franklin Pierce High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2004-2014)

District Comparison

Franklin Pierce School District's student population of 7,544 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 62% has increased from 48% over five years.
The revenue/student of $10,158 is higher than the state average of n/a. The district revenue/student has grown by 12% over four years.
School District Name Franklin Pierce School District
Number of Schools
Managed
15
4
Number of Students Managed 7,544 912
Franklin Pierce   School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 62% 80%
Franklin Pierce   School District Graduation Rate (2002-2014)
District Total Revenue $77 MM n/a
Franklin Pierce   School District District Total Revenue (1992-2010)
District Spending $75 MM n/a
Franklin Pierce   School District District Spending (1992-2010)
District Revenue / Student $10,158 n/a
Franklin Pierce   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $9,956 n/a
Franklin Pierce   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Gates Open Doors Program High School (2.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Morris Ford Middle School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Midland Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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  • TacomaMorris Ford Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 904 students
    0.3 miles
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    TacomaWA 98445
    (253)535-9883
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  • TacomaMidland Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 499 students
    0.4 miles
    2300 105th St East
    TacomaWA 98445
    (253)298-4500
    0.4KG-5499
  • TacomaHarvard Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 405 students
    1.5 miles
    1709 85th St East
    TacomaWA 98445
    (253)535-9890
    1.5KG-5405
  • TacomaCentral Avenue Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 424 students
    1.8 miles
    4505 104th St East
    TacomaWA 98446
    (253)535-9886
    1.8KG-5424
  • TacomaElmhurst Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 481 students
    1.8 miles
    420 133rd St East
    TacomaWA 98445
    (253)535-9889
    1.8KG-5481

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