Franklin Pierce High School

Franklin Pierce High School serves 1,105 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is equal to the WA average of 19:1.
Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is more than the state average of 41%.
Franklin Pierce High School operates within the Franklin Pierce School District.
The school district's 55% graduation rate is lower than the WA state average of 77%.

Overview

The student population of 1105 students has declined by 8% over five years.
The teacher population of 57 teachers has grown by 1040% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,105 students
Gender % 46% Male / 54%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 57 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has decreased from 48:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.66 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 19:1 19:1
American Indian
1%
2%
Asian
5%
7%
Hispanic
17%
20%
Black
13%
5%
White
54%
59%
Hawaiian
2%
1%
Two or more races
8%
6%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.66 0.39
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%
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.
9%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 7,693 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 55% has decreased from 94% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,989 is less than the state average of $12,260. The district revenue/student has grown by 25% over four years.
The district spending/student of $9,552 is less than the state average of $11,231. The district spending/student has grown by 23% over four years.
School District Name Franklin Pierce School District
Number of Schools
Managed
14
4
Number of Students Managed 7,693 935
Graduation Rate 55% 77%
District Total Revenue $78 MM $12 MM
District Spending $75 MM $11 MM
District Revenue / Student $9,989 $12,260
District Spending / Student $9,552 $11,231
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 Gates Secondary 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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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • TacomaMorris Ford Middle School
    1602 104th St East
    TacomaWA 98445
    (253)535-9883
    0.3 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 902 students                      
  • TacomaMidland Elementary School
    2300 105th St East
    TacomaWA 98445
    (253)298-4500
    0.4 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 450 students                      
  • TacomaHarvard Elementary School
    1709 85th St East
    TacomaWA 98445
    (253)535-9890
    1.5 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 406 students                      
  • TacomaCentral Avenue Elementary School
    4505 104th St East
    TacomaWA 98446
    (253)535-9886
    1.8 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 422 students                      
  • TacomaLarchmont Elementary School
    8601 East B St
    TacomaWA 98445
    (253)571-2092
    1.8 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 396 students                      

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