Gray

  • Gray serves 553 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 27% (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 36% (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 72% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is higher than the Washington state average of 45%.

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School Overview

  • Gray's student population of 553 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 31 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students553 students
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Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
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School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WA)
Overall School Rank#1905 out of 2,014 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
27%
51%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:119:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
10%
7%
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Hispanic
25%
23%
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Black
26%
4%
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White
28%
55%
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Hawaiian
5%
1%
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Two or more races
6%
8%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Gray.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WA.
Diversity Score0.780.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
67%
37%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Gray 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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  • Tacoma Manitou Park
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    1.0 miles
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