611 132nd Street S
Tacoma, WA 98444
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Brookdale Elementary School serves 466 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Brookdale 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 44% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 50%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 51% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is equal to the Washington state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 69% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Washington state average of 46% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

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School Overview

Brookdale Elementary School's student population of 466 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
466 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
28 teachers
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School Rankings

Brookdale Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,052 schools in Washington (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Brookdale Elementary School is 0.79, 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 Data
This School
State Level (WA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1396 out of 2052 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
50%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
17:1
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American Indian
1%
2%
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Asian
8%
8%
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Hispanic
26%
23%
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Black
6%
4%
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White
31%
54%
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Hawaiian
10%
1%
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Two or more races
18%
8%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.79
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Eligible for Free Lunch
64%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
7%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 466 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 69%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in WA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 44% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 51% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.79 (Top 5%)

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