First Creek Middle School

  • First Creek Middle School serves 773 students in grades 6-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the WA average of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 82% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is more than the state average of 43%.
  • First Creek Middle School operates within the Tacoma School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 773 students has grown by 5% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 45 teachers has grown by 12% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students773 students
First Creek Middle School Total Students (2010-2015)
Gender %First Creek Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers45 teachers
First Creek Middle School Total Teachers (2010-2015)
Students by GradeFirst Creek Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(WA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio17:118:1
First Creek Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (2010-2015)
American Indian
2%
1%
First Creek Middle School American Indian Students (2010-2015)
Asian
20%
7%
First Creek Middle School Asian Students (2010-2015)
Hispanic
29%
22%
First Creek Middle School Black Students (2010-2015)
Black
24%
4%
First Creek Middle School Black Students (2010-2015)
White
18%
57%
First Creek Middle School White Students (2010-2015)
Hawaiian
4%
1%
First Creek Middle School Hawaiian Students (2011-2015)
Two or more races
3%
7%
First Creek Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsFirst Creek Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownWA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.790.62
First Creek Middle School Diversity Score (2010-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
80%
39%
First Creek Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (2010-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
10%
7%
First Creek Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2010-2015)

District Comparison

  • Tacoma School District's student population of 29,426 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $12,330 is higher than the state average of $11,994. The district revenue/student has declined by 8% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $12,196 is higher than the state average of $10,499. The district spending/student has declined by 11% over four years.
School District NameTacoma School District
Number of Schools
Managed
65
4
Number of Students Managed29,426923
Tacoma School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$357 MM$12 MM
Tacoma School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$353 MM$11 MM
Tacoma School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$12,330$11,994
Tacoma School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$12,196$10,499
Tacoma School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

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