1301 E. 34th Street
Tacoma, WA 98404
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Destiny Middle School served 160 students in grades 6-8.
Destiny Middle 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 was 25-29% (which was lower than the Washington state average of 50%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 35-39% (which was lower than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 was lower than the Washington state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment was 68% of the student body (majority Black), which was higher than the Washington state average of 49% (majority Hispanic and Asian).

School Overview

School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
160 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
12 teachers
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School Rankings

Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (WA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1866 out of 2052 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
50%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
16:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
1%
8%
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Hispanic
18%
25%
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Black
30%
5%
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White
32%
51%
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Hawaiian
3%
1%
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Two or more races
15%
9%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.76
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Eligible for Free Lunch
84%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
7%
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School District Name
Green Dot Public Schools Destiny School District
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

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