Jason Lee

  • Jason Lee serves 536 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 31% (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 42% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the Washington state level of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 57% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Washington state average of 45%.

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School Overview

  • Jason Lee's student population of 536 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 31 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students536 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#1738 out of 2,014 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
51%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:119:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
6%
7%
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Hispanic
14%
23%
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Black
30%
4%
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White
43%
55%
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Hawaiian
2%
1%
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Two or more races
4%
8%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Jason Lee.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WA.
Diversity Score0.710.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
57%
37%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameTacoma School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Tacoma Bryant
    Grades: PK-8 | 478 students
    0.1 miles
    717 S Grant Ave
    Tacoma, WA 98405
    (253)571-2800
    0.1 PK-8 478
  • Tacoma Grant
    Grades: PK-5 | 382 students
    0.4 miles
    1018 N Prospect St
    Tacoma, WA 98406
    (253)571-5400
    0.4 PK-5 382
  • Tacoma Alternative Spcl Needs Div Occ Special Education School
    Grades: 9-12
    0.8 miles
    601 S 8th St
    Tacoma, WA 98405
    (253)571-1040
    0.8 9-12 n/a
  • Tacoma Bates Technical College - Open Doors Alternative School
    Grades: 9-12
    0.8 miles
    1101 South Yakima Ave.
    Tacoma, WA 98405
    (253)680-7415
    0.8 9-12 n/a
  • Tacoma Bates Technical High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 270 students
    0.8 miles
    1101 South Yakima Avenue
    Tacoma, WA 98405
    (253)680-7584
    0.8 9-12 270

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (3 reviews)
5  
Jason Lee is a pretty good school I was there from 6 to 7 grade all my sister's and brothers went To Jason Lee then it was my turn but then I Moved to a different state.but it was the most Coolest.School ever.
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5  
I love this school I'm in 8th grade now and this is the best school i have ever been to!!!!! I hate the fact that i have to leave it next year.
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5  
I went Jason Lee Jr. High from 1974 - 1977. It was a pretty amazing school back then. I am looking for the school year books from those years. This was the best school ever. The staff were amazing. If you let them they will be a great help to you. It took me a year and a half to figure that out. Those teachers never gave up on me. If it wasn't for them I don't know where I would have ended up. The princepals were also amazing. At that time there was George Miller and Marvin Shane. I probably put some gray hairs on those amazing men. They also never gave up on me. Once a Bobcat always a Bobcat.
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