Gray Middle School

  • Gray Middle School serves 617 students in grades 6-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the WA average of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 67% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 43%.
  • Gray Middle School operates within the Tacoma School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 617 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 31 teachers has declined by 16% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 617 students
Gray Middle School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Gray Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 31 teachers
Gray Middle School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Gray Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 18:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.77 is more than the state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (WA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 20:1 18:1
Gray Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Gray Middle School American Indian Students (1990-2014)
Asian
11%
7%
Gray Middle School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
23%
22%
Gray Middle School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
25%
4%
Gray Middle School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
33%
57%
Gray Middle School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
5%
1%
Gray Middle School Hawaiian Students (2009-2015)
Two or more races
3%
7%
Gray Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Gray Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown WA 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.
0.77 0.40
Gray Middle School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
67%
39%
Gray Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (2004-2015)
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.
11%
7%
Gray Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2004-2015)

District Comparison

  • Tacoma School District's student population of 29,426 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $13,442 is higher than the state average of $12,785. The district revenue/student has grown by 5% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $13,826 is higher than the state average of $12,256. The district spending/student has grown by 7% over four years.
School District Name Tacoma School District
Number of Schools
Managed
65
4
Number of Students Managed 29,426 923
Tacoma School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $392 MM $12 MM
Tacoma School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $403 MM $11 MM
Tacoma School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $13,442 $12,785
Tacoma School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $13,826 $12,256
Tacoma School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

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