Madison Headstart Elementary School

3102 South 43rd St

Tacoma, WA 98409

Tel: (253)571-1032
Grades: PK

4 students

Madison Headstart Elementary School serves 4 students in grades PK.
The student:teacher ratio of 4:1 is lower than the WA average of 19:1.
Minority enrollment is 50% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is more than the state average of 41%.
Madison Headstart Elementary School operates within the Tacoma School District.

Overview

The teacher population of 1 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades: PK
Total Students 4 students
Madison Headstart Elementary School Total Students (2005-2013)
Gender % n/a / n/a
Total Classroom Teachers 1 teachers
Madison Headstart Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (2005-2013)
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The school's diversity score of 0.63 is more than the state average of 0.39. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (WA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 4:1 19:1
Madison Headstart Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (2005-2013)
Hispanic
25%
20%
Madison Headstart Elementary School Hispanic (2005-2013)
Black
25%
5%
Madison Headstart Elementary School Black (2005-2013)
White
50%
59%
Madison Headstart Elementary School White (2005-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Madison Headstart Elementary School Ethnicity Breakdown Public School Average Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.63 0.39
Madison Headstart Elementary School Diversity Score (2005-2013)
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.
n/a 38%
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.
n/a 7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 31,191 students has grown by 5% over five years.
School District Name Tacoma School District
Number of Schools
Managed
67
4
Number of Students Managed 31,191 935
Tacoma   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $375 MM $12 MM
District Spending $381 MM $11 MM
District Revenue / Student $12,695 $12,260
Tacoma   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $12,902 $11,231
Tacoma   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Oakland High School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Angelo Giaudrone Middle School (1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Reed Elementary School (0.9 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • TacomaReed Elementary School
    1802 South 36th St
    TacomaWA 98418
    (253)571-6400
    0.9 mi | 510 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • TacomaOakland High School
    Alternative School
    3319 South Adams St
    TacomaWA 98409
    (253)571-5100
    Alternative School

    0.9 mi | 236 students | Gr. 8-12                      
  • TacomaAngelo Giaudrone Middle School
    4902 South Alaska St
    TacomaWA 98408
    (253)571-5811
    1 mi | 632 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • TacomaEdison Elementary School
    5830 South Pine St
    TacomaWA 98409
    (253)571-1700
    1.1 mi | 482 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • TacomaGray Middle School
    6229 South Tyler St
    TacomaWA 98409
    (253)571-5200
    1.1 mi | 629 students | Gr. 6-8                      

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