Geiger

  • Geiger serves 445 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 40% (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 46% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is lower than the Washington state level of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 48% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Washington state average of 45%.

School Overview

  • Geiger's student population of 445 students has grown by 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has grown by 92% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students445 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WA)
Overall School Rank#1389 out of 2,014 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
51%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:119:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Geiger and percentage of American Indian public school students in Washington by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Asian
6%
7%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Geiger and the percentage of Asian public school students in Washington by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
18%
23%
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Black
8%
4%
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White
52%
55%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Geiger and the percentage of White public school students in Washington by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hawaiian
2%
1%
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Two or more races
14%
8%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Geiger.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WA.
Diversity Score0.670.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
37%
37%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Geiger and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Washington by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Geiger and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Washington by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameTacoma School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

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