Bryant Elementary School

Bryant Elementary School serves 437 students in grades PK-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is equal to the WA average of 19:1.
Minority enrollment is 43% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 41%.
Bryant Elementary School operates within the Tacoma School District.

Overview

The student population of 437 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-8
Total Students 437 students
Bryant Elementary School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 44% Male / 56%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 23 teachers
Bryant Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Bryant Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has decreased from 25:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.62 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
Bryant Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
American Indian
2%
2%
Bryant Elementary School American Indian Students (1988-2013)
Asian
5%
7%
Bryant Elementary School Asian Students (1988-2013)
Hispanic
10%
20%
Bryant Elementary School Black Students (1988-2013)
Black
22%
5%
Bryant Elementary School Black Students (1988-2013)
White
57%
59%
Bryant Elementary School White Students (1988-2013)
Hawaiian
1%
1%
Bryant Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2013)
Two or more races
3%
6%
Bryant Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Bryant Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown WA All Ethnic Groups 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.
0.62 0.39
Bryant Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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.
45%
38%
Bryant Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2002-2013)
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.
5%
7%
Bryant Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 31,191 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $12,695 is higher than the state average of $12,260. The district revenue/student has grown by 21% over four years.
The district spending/student of $12,902 is higher than the state average of $11,231. The district spending/student has grown by 11% over four years.
School District Name Tacoma School District
Number of Schools
Managed
67
4
Number of Students Managed 31,191 935
Tacoma   School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $375 MM $12 MM
Tacoma   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $381 MM $11 MM
Tacoma   School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $12,695 $12,260
Tacoma   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $12,902 $11,231
Tacoma   School District 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 Alternative Spcl Needs Div Occ High School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Jason Lee Middle School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Grant Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • TacomaJason Lee Middle School
    602 North Sprague Ave
    TacomaWA 98403
    (253)571-1395
    0.1 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 524 students                      
  • TacomaGrant Elementary School
    1018 North Prospect St
    TacomaWA 98406
    (253)571-5400
    0.5 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 381 students                      
  • TacomaAlternative Spcl Needs Div Occ High School
    Special Education School
    601 South 8th St
    TacomaWA 98405
    (253)571-1040
    Special Education School

    0.7 mi | Gr. 9-12 | n/a students                      
  • TacomaCommunity Based Trans Program High School
    Special Education School
    601 South 8th St
    TacomaWA 98405
    (253)571-1091
    Special Education School

    0.7 mi | Gr. 11-12 | 45 students                      
  • TacomaSpecial Services
    Alternative School
    601 South 8th St
    TacomaWA 98405
    (253)571-1224
    Alternative School

    0.7 mi | Gr. PK-12 | 40 students                      

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