Blix Elementary School

1302 E 38th St
Tacoma, WA 98404
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Blix Elementary School serves 537 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Blix Elementary School 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 percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 31% (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 36% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the Washington state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 75% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Washington state average of 46% (majority Hispanic and Asian).

Top Placements

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School Overview

Blix Elementary School's student population of 537 students has grown by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students537 students
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Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
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School Comparison

Blix Elementary School 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 diversity score of Blix Elementary School is 0.78, 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
#1855 out of 2039 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:118:1
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American Indian
1%
2%
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Asian
12%
8%
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Hispanic
34%
23%
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Black
13%
4%
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White
25%
54%
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Hawaiian
4%
1%
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Two or more races
11%
8%
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Diversity Score
0.780.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
67%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
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 Blix Elementary School is Lincoln (1.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Destiny Middle School (0.7 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Tacoma Destiny Middle School Charter School
    Math: 22% | Reading: 33%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 277 students
    0.7 miles
    1301 E. 34th Street
    Tacoma, WA 98404
    (253) 722-5883
    0.7 6-8 277
  • Tacoma Lister Math: 33% | Reading: 40%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 440 students
    0.7 miles
    2106 E 44th St
    Tacoma, WA 98404
    (253) 571-2929
    0.7 PK-5 440
  • Tacoma Roosevelt Math: 10-14% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 260 students
    0.7 miles
    3550 E Roosevelt Ave
    Tacoma, WA 98404
    (253) 571-4400
    0.7 PK-5 260
  • Tacoma Lyon Math: 45-49% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 346 students
    1.0 miles
    101 E 46th St
    Tacoma, WA 98404
    (253) 571-4800
    1 PK-5 346
  • Tacoma Sheridan Math: 40% | Reading: 41%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 522 students
    1.1 miles
    5317 E Mckinley Ave
    Tacoma, WA 98404
    (253) 571-5900
    1.1 PK-5 522

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