Mason Middle School

Mason Middle School serves 803 students in grades 6 - 8.
Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 42%.
Mason Middle School operates within the Tacoma School District.

School Overview

The student population of 803 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 803 students
Mason Middle School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Mason Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers n/a
Mason Middle School Total Teachers (1989-2013)
Students by Grade Mason Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The school's diversity score of 0.42 is more than the state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (WA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio n/a n/a
Mason Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Asian
6%
7%
Mason Middle School Asian Students (1989-2013)
Hispanic
7%
21%
Mason Middle School Black Students (1988-2013)
Black
11%
5%
Mason Middle School Black Students (1989-2013)
White
75%
58%
Mason Middle School White Students (1989-2013)
Two or more races
1%
7%
Mason Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2012)
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.
0.42 0.40
Mason Middle 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.
31%
39%
Mason Middle 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.
4%
7%
Mason Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2004-2014)

District Comparison

Tacoma School District's student population of 29,168 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The revenue/student of $12,359 is higher than the state average of $11,994. The district revenue/student has declined by 7% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $12,224 is higher than the state average of $10,499. The district spending/student has declined by 7% over four years.
School District Name Tacoma School District
Number of Schools
Managed
67
4
Number of Students Managed 29,168 912
Tacoma   School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $357 MM $12 MM
Tacoma   School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $353 MM $11 MM
Tacoma   School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $12,359 $11,994
Tacoma   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $12,224 $10,499
Tacoma   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
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 Wilson High School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Truman Middle School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Washington-hoyt Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • TacomaWashington-hoyt Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 417 students
    0.2 miles
    6501 South 10th St
    TacomaWA 98407
    (253)571-5738
    0.2KG-5417
  • TacomaDowning Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 273 students
    0.8 miles
    2502 North Orchard St
    TacomaWA 98406
    (253)571-7100
    0.8PK-5273
  • TacomaSherman Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 381 students
    0.8 miles
    4415 North 38th St
    TacomaWA 98407
    (253)571-5488
    0.8KG-5381
  • TacomaLowell Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 441 students
    1.1 miles
    810 North 13th St
    TacomaWA 98403
    (253)571-7200
    1.1KG-5441
  • TacomaWilson High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1267 students
    1.1 miles
    1202 North Orchard St
    TacomaWA 98406
    (253)571-6000
    1.19-121267

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5.0  9/8/2009
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