Gray Middle School

Gray Middle School 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 Middle School 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
Gray Middle School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 37 teachers
Gray Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Gray Middle School 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 less than the state average of 0.89. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (WA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 19:1
Gray Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
2%
Asian
7%
7%
Gray Middle School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
17%
20%
Gray Middle School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
24%
5%
Gray Middle School Black (1988-2012)
White
33%
60%
Gray Middle School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Gray Middle School Sch Ethnicity Gray Middle School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.77 0.89
Gray Middle School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
50%
37%
Gray Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (2002-2012)
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%
Gray Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 28,540 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Tacoma School District
Number of Schools
Managed
67
4
Number of Students Managed 28,540 974
Tacoma   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $375 MM $12 MM
District Spending $381 MM $11 MM
Tacoma   School District Spending (1990-2009)
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: 2012 (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 Students Grades
  • Tacoma Edison Elementary School
    5830 South Pine St
    Tacoma , WA , 98409
    (253)571-1700
    0.1  mi  |  478  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Tacoma Arlington Elementary School
    3002 South 72nd St
    Tacoma , WA , 98409
    (253)571-3200
    0.8  mi  |  273  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Tacoma Mt Tahoma High School
    4634 South 74th St
    Tacoma , WA , 98409
    (253)571-3800
    0.8  mi  |  1464  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Tacoma Manitou Park Elementary School
    4330 South 66th St
    Tacoma , WA , 98409
    (253)571-5300
    1  mi  |  591  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Tacoma Angelo Giaudrone Middle School
    4902 South Alaska St
    Tacoma , WA , 98408
    (253)571-5811
    1  mi  |  614  students  |  Gr.  6-8

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Tacoma, WA public schools have a 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. of 0.72, which is higher than the Washington average of 0.44. The most diverse school in Tacoma is Lincoln High School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Washington or national school diversity statistics.