Lowell

  • Lowell serves 432 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 79% (which is higher than the Washington state average of 51%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 86% (which is higher than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Lowell placed in the top 5% of all schools in Washington for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Washington state level of 18:1.

Top Placements

Lowell places among the top 20% of public schools in Washington for:

School Overview

  • Lowell's student population of 432 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 22 teachers has declined by 15% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students432 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Lowell
Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Lowell is ranked within the top 5% 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 20:1 has increased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Lowell is 0.45, which is less 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#76 out of 2039 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
79%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
86%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
2%
7%
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Hispanic
11%
23%
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Black
5%
4%
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White
73%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
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Two or more races
9%
8%
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Diversity Score0.450.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
15%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Lowell and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Washington by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameTacoma School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school to Lowell is Stadium (0.8 miles away)
  • The nearest middle school is Jason Lee (0.8 miles away)
  • The nearest elementary school is Grant (0.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Tacoma Grant
    Grades: PK-5 | 342 students
    0.6 miles
    1018 N Prospect St
    Tacoma, WA 98406
    (253) 571-5400
    0.6 PK-5 342
  • Tacoma Jason Lee
    Grades: 6-8 | 547 students
    0.8 miles
    602 N Sprague Ave
    Tacoma, WA 98403
    (253) 571-7700
    0.8 6-8 547
  • Tacoma Stadium
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,459 student
    0.8 miles
    111 N E St
    Tacoma, WA 98403
    (253) 571-3100
    0.8 9-12 1,459
  • Tacoma Bryant
    Grades: PK-8 | 510 students
    0.9 miles
    717 S Grant Ave
    Tacoma, WA 98405
    (253) 571-2800
    0.9 PK-8 510
  • Tacoma Hoyt Early Learning Center
    Grades: PK
    0.9 miles
    2708 N Union Avenue
    Tacoma, WA 98407
    (253) 571-1000
    0.9 PK n/a

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