Blix Elementary School

  • Blix Elementary School serves 523 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 45% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 51%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 38% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Washington state level of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 74% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Washington state average of 45%.

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School Overview

  • Blix Elementary School's student population of 523 students has grown by 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 32 teachers has grown by 39% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students523 students
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Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Blix Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Blix Elementary School is 0.77, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WA)
Overall School Rank#1798 out of 2,014 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
51%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:119:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
11%
7%
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Hispanic
35%
23%
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Black
15%
4%
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White
26%
55%
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Hawaiian
4%
1%
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Two or more races
8%
8%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Blix Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WA.
Diversity Score0.770.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
72%
37%
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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: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

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