Mason

3901 North 28th St,

Tacoma, WA, 98407

Tel: (253)571-7000
Grades: 6-8

790 students

Mason serves 790 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is equal to the WA average of 19:1.
Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Black and Asian), which is less than the state average of 40%.
Mason operates within the Tacoma School District.

Overview

The student population of 790 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 41 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 790 students
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 41 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.46 is less than the state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has increased by 6% over five years.
This School (WA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1
19:1
American Indian
n/a
2%
Asian
5%
7%
Hispanic
5%
20%
Black
7%
5%
White
72%
60%
Unknown
11%
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. 0.46
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. 23%
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.
3%
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 Wilson (1.1 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Truman (1.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Washington-hoyt (0.2 miles away)
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  • Town School Miles Students Grades
  • Tacoma Washington-hoyt
    0.2  mi  |  421  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Tacoma Downing
    0.8  mi  |  311  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Tacoma Sherman
    0.8  mi  |  336  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Tacoma Wilson
    1.1  mi  |  1450  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Tacoma Lowell
    1.1  mi  |  439  students  |  Gr.  KG-5

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  • Recommended September 08, 2009 - We found the academics wonderful. They had music, art, and sports during and after school! This school was and is amazing! - Posted by Student/Alumni

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