Lister

  • Lister serves 486 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • 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 34% (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 82% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is higher than the Washington state average of 45%.

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School Overview

  • Lister's student population of 486 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 28 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students486 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WA)
Overall School Rank#1913 out of 2,014 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
51%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:119:1
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American Indian
2%
1%
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Asian
12%
7%
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Hispanic
24%
23%
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Black
17%
4%
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White
18%
55%
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Hawaiian
4%
1%
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Two or more races
23%
8%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Lister.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WA.
Diversity Score0.820.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
79%
37%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
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 Blix Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 523 students
    0.7 miles
    1302 E 38th St
    Tacoma, WA 98404
    (253)571-7400
    0.7 PK-5 523
  • Tacoma First Creek Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 791 students
    0.7 miles
    1801 E. 56th Street
    Tacoma, WA 98404
    (253)571-2700
    0.7 6-8 791
  • Tacoma Roosevelt
    Grades: PK-5 | 269 students
    0.8 miles
    3550 E Roosevelt Ave
    Tacoma, WA 98404
    (253)571-4400
    0.8 PK-5 269
  • Tacoma Sheridan
    Grades: PK-5 | 569 students
    1.1 miles
    5317 E Mckinley Ave
    Tacoma, WA 98404
    (253)571-5900
    1.1 PK-5 569
  • Tacoma Green Dot Destiny Middle School Charter School
    Grades: 6-8 | 269 students
    1.3 miles
    1301 E. 34th Street
    Tacoma, WA 98404
    (253)722-5883
    1.3 6-8 269

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