Gray

6229 South Tyler St,

Tacoma, WA, 98409

Tel: (253)571-5200
Grades: 6-8

649 students

Gray serves 649 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is lower than the WA average of 19:1.
Minority enrollment is 67% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 40%.
Gray operates within the Tacoma School District.

Overview

The student population of 649 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 37 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 649 students
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 37 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.77 is more than the state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (WA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1
19:1
American Indian
n/a
2%
Asian
7%
7%
Hispanic
17%
20%
Black
24%
5%
White
33%
60%
Unknown
19%
6%
All Ethnic Groups
Diversity ScoreThe 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. 0.77
0.59
Eligible for Free LunchFamilies 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. 50%
37%
Eligible for Reduced
LunchFamilies 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%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 28,540 students has grown by 0% over five years.
School District Name Tacoma School District
Number of Schools
Managed
67
n/a
Number of Students Managed 28,540
n/a
District Total Revenue n/a
n/a
District Spending n/a
n/a
District Revenue / Student n/a
n/a
District Spending / Student n/a
n/a
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2034 (latest year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Mt Tahoma (0.8 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Angelo Giaudrone Middle School (1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Edison (0.1 miles away)
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  • Town School Miles Students Grades
  • Tacoma Edison
    0.1  mi  |  478  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Tacoma Arlington
    0.8  mi  |  273  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Tacoma Mt Tahoma
    0.8  mi  |  1464  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Tacoma Manitou Park
    1  mi  |  591  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Tacoma Angelo Giaudrone Middle School
    1  mi  |  614  students  |  Gr.  6-8

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