Arlington

  • Arlington serves 367 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 51%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35-39% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Arlington placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Washington for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Washington state level of 18:1.

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School Overview

  • Arlington's student population of 367 students has grown by 37% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 23 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students367 students
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Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Arlington is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,039 schools in Washington (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Arlington is 0.77, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WA)
Overall Testing Rank#1800 out of 2039 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)30-34%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:118:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
4%
7%
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Hispanic
27%
23%
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Black
18%
4%
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White
31%
55%
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Hawaiian
7%
1%
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Two or more races
12%
8%
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Diversity Score0.770.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
66%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameTacoma School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school to Arlington is Mt Tahoma (1.0 miles away)
  • The nearest middle school is Gray (0.8 miles away)
  • The nearest elementary school is Edison (0.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Tacoma Edison
    Grades: PK-5 | 432 students
    0.8 miles
    5830 S Pine St
    Tacoma, WA 98409
    (253) 571-1700
    0.8 PK-5 432
  • Tacoma Gray
    Grades: 6-8 | 526 students
    0.8 miles
    6229 S Tyler St
    Tacoma, WA 98409
    (253) 571-5200
    0.8 6-8 526
  • Tacoma Manitou Park
    Grades: PK-5 | 470 students
    1.0 miles
    4330 S 66th St
    Tacoma, WA 98409
    (253) 571-5300
    1.0 PK-5 470
  • Tacoma Mt Tahoma
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,427 student
    1.0 miles
    4634 S 74th Street
    Tacoma, WA 98409
    (253) 571-3800
    1.0 9-12 1,427
  • Tacoma Birney
    Grades: PK-5 | 433 students
    1.2 miles
    1202 S 76th St
    Tacoma, WA 98408
    (253) 571-4600
    1.2 PK-5 433

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