Gray Middle School

Gray Middle School serves 629 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is equal to the WA average of 19:1.
Minority enrollment is 65% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 41%.
Gray Middle School operates within the Tacoma School District.

Overview

The student population of 629 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has declined by 17% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 629 students
Gray Middle School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 33 teachers
Gray Middle School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Gray Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 18:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.73 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
Gray Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
American Indian
2%
2%
Gray Middle School American Indian Students (1988-2013)
Asian
8%
7%
Gray Middle School Asian Students (1988-2013)
Hispanic
20%
20%
Gray Middle School Black Students (1988-2013)
Black
32%
5%
Gray Middle School Black Students (1988-2013)
White
35%
59%
Gray Middle School White Students (1988-2013)
Hawaiian
3%
1%
Gray Middle School Hawaiian Students (2009-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Gray Middle 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.
0.73 0.39
Gray Middle 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.
72%
38%
Gray Middle 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.
8%
7%
Gray Middle 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 Mt Tahoma High School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Angelo Giaudrone Middle School (1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Edison Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • TacomaEdison Elementary School
    5830 South Pine St
    TacomaWA 98409
    (253)571-1700
    0.1 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 482 students                      
  • TacomaArlington Elementary School
    3002 South 72nd St
    TacomaWA 98409
    (253)571-1863
    0.8 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 287 students                      
  • TacomaMt Tahoma High School
    4634 South 74th St
    TacomaWA 98409
    (253)571-3800
    0.8 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 1490 students                      
  • TacomaManitou Park Elementary School
    4330 South 66th St
    TacomaWA 98409
    (253)571-5300
    1 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 601 students                      
  • TacomaAngelo Giaudrone Middle School
    4902 South Alaska St
    TacomaWA 98408
    (253)571-5811
    1 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 632 students                      

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