Lister

  • Lister serves 440 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 33% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 51%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Lister placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Washington for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Washington state level of 18:1.

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School Overview

  • Lister's student population of 440 students has declined by 17% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students440 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Lister is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,039 schools in Washington (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Lister is 0.80, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WA)
Overall School Rank#1765 out of 2039 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:118:1
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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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Diversity Score0.800.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
82%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameTacoma School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

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