Manitou Park

  • Manitou Park serves 487 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 39% (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 49% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Washington state level of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 75% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Washington state average of 45%.

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School Overview

  • Manitou Park's student population of 487 students has declined by 15% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 33 teachers has grown by 17% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students487 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Manitou Park
Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Manitou Park's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Manitou Park is 0.75, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WA)
Overall School Rank#1778 out of 2,014 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
51%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:119:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
5%
7%
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Hispanic
39%
23%
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Black
17%
4%
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White
25%
55%
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Hawaiian
2%
1%
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Two or more races
12%
8%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Manitou Park.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WA.
Diversity Score0.750.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
74%
37%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Manitou Park 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

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school to Manitou Park is Mt Tahoma (0.3 miles away)
  • The nearest middle school is Gray (1.0 miles away)
  • The nearest elementary school is Arlington (1.0 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Tacoma Mt Tahoma
    Grades: 9-12 | 1480 students
    0.3 miles
    4634 S 74th Street
    Tacoma, WA 98409
    (253)571-3800
    0.3 9-12 1480
  • Tacoma Arlington
    Grades: PK-5 | 272 students
    1.0 miles
    3002 S 72nd St
    Tacoma, WA 98409
    (253)571-3200
    1.0 PK-5 272
  • Tacoma Gray
    Grades: 6-8 | 553 students
    1.0 miles
    6229 S Tyler St
    Tacoma, WA 98409
    (253)571-5200
    1.0 6-8 553
  • Tacoma Edison
    Grades: PK-5 | 467 students
    1.1 miles
    5830 S Pine St
    Tacoma, WA 98409
    (253)571-1700
    1.1 PK-5 467
  • Lakewood Dower Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 292 students
    1.5 miles
    7817 Dower Rd West
    Lakewood, WA 98499
    (253)583-5240
    1.5 PK-5 292

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