Edison

  • Edison serves 432 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 38% (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 52% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Edison 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the Washington state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 72% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Washington state average of 46%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Edison's student population of 432 students has declined by 15% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has declined by 21% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students432 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Edison
Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Edison is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,028 schools in Washington (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Edison 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (WA)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#1428 out of 2028 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
5%
8%
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Hispanic
27%
23%
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Black
16%
4%
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White
28%
54%
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Hawaiian
5%
1%
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Two or more races
19%
8%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Edison. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WA.
Diversity Score0.790.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
67%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
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 Edison is Mt Tahoma (0.9 miles away)
  • The nearest middle school and elementary school is Gray (0.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Tacoma Gray
    Grades: 6-8 | 526 students
    0.1 miles
    6229 S Tyler St
    Tacoma, WA 98409
    (253)571-5200
    0.1 6-8 526
  • Tacoma Arlington
    Grades: PK-5 | 367 students
    0.8 miles
    3002 S 72nd St
    Tacoma, WA 98409
    (253)571-3200
    0.8 PK-5 367
  • Tacoma Angelo Giaudrone Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 668 students
    0.9 miles
    4902 S Alaska St
    Tacoma, WA 98408
    (253)571-5811
    0.9 6-8 668
  • Tacoma Mt Tahoma
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,427 student
    0.9 miles
    4634 S 74th Street
    Tacoma, WA 98409
    (253)571-3800
    0.9 9-12 1,427
  • Tacoma Madison Headstart
    Grades: PK-K | 7 students
    1.1 miles
    3102 S 43rd Street
    Tacoma, WA 98409
    (253)571-1032
    1.1 PK-K 7

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