Curtis Senior High School

Curtis Senior High School serves 1,399 students in grades 10-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the WA average of 19:1.
Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Black and Asian), which is more than the state average of 41%.
Curtis Senior High School operates within the University Place School District.
The school district's 69% graduation rate is lower than the WA state average of 77%.

Overview

The student population of 1399 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 64 teachers has declined by 8% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 10-12
Total Students 1,399 students
Curtis Senior High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 45% Male / 55%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 64 teachers
Curtis Senior High School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Curtis Senior High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has decreased from 23:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.65 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 22:1 19:1
Curtis Senior High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
American Indian
1%
2%
Curtis Senior High School American Indian Students (1988-2010)
Asian
10%
7%
Curtis Senior High School Asian Students (1988-2013)
Hispanic
9%
20%
Curtis Senior High School Black Students (1988-2013)
Black
11%
5%
Curtis Senior High School Black Students (1988-2013)
White
56%
59%
Curtis Senior High School White Students (1988-2013)
Two or more races
13%
6%
Curtis Senior High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Curtis Senior High 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.
0.65 0.39
Curtis Senior High 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.
25%
38%
Curtis Senior High 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.
7%
7%
Curtis Senior High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 5,717 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 69% has decreased from 96% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $13,540 is higher than the state average of $12,260. The district revenue/student has grown by 66% over four years.
The district spending/student of $16,948 is higher than the state average of $11,231. The district spending/student has grown by 121% over four years.
School District Name University Place School District
Number of Schools
Managed
9
4
Number of Students Managed 5,717 935
University Place   School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 69% 77%
University Place   School District Graduation Rate (2002-2009)
District Total Revenue $74 MM $12 MM
University Place   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $92 MM $11 MM
University Place   School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $13,540 $12,260
University Place   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $16,948 $11,231
University Place   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 Curtis Junior High School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Curtis Junior High School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Curtis Junior High School (0.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • TacomaCurtis Junior High School
    3725 Grandview Dr West
    TacomaWA 98466
    (253)566-5670
    0.2 mi | Gr. 8-9 | 1012 students                      
  • TacomaUniversity Place Special Education
    Special Education School
    3717 Grandview Dr West
    TacomaWA 98466
    (253)566-5600
    Special Education School

    0.3 mi | Gr. PK-12 | 24 students                      
  • TacomaNarrows View Intermediate
    7813 44th St West
    TacomaWA 98466
    (253)566-5630
    0.5 mi | Gr. 5-7 | 713 students                      
  • University PlaceDrum Intermediate
    4909 79th Ave West
    University PlaceWA 98467
    (253)566-5660
    0.7 mi | Gr. 5-7 | 672 students                      
  • TacomaSunset Primary
    4523 97th Ave West
    TacomaWA 98466
    (253)566-5640
    0.8 mi | Gr. KG-4 | 447 students                      

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