Mason Middle School

  • Mason Middle School serves 827 students in grades 6-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the WA average of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 43%.
  • Mason Middle School operates within the Tacoma School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 827 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 40 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 827 students
Mason Middle School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Mason Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 40 teachers
Mason Middle School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by Grade Mason Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has increased from 19:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.45 is more than the state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (WA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 21:1 18:1
Mason Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Mason Middle School American Indian Students (1989-2013)
Asian
4%
7%
Mason Middle School Asian Students (1990-2015)
Hispanic
8%
22%
Mason Middle School Black Students (1990-2015)
Black
12%
4%
Mason Middle School Black Students (1990-2015)
White
73%
57%
Mason Middle School White Students (1990-2015)
Hawaiian
1%
1%
Mason Middle School Hawaiian Students (2009-2015)
Two or more races
2%
7%
Mason Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.45 0.40
Mason Middle School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a n/a
Mason Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (2004-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a n/a
Mason Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2004-2014)

District Comparison

  • Tacoma School District's student population of 29,426 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $12,781 is higher than the state average of $12,543. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $12,309 is less than the state average of $12,413. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Tacoma School District
Number of Schools
Managed
65
4
Number of Students Managed 29,426 923
Tacoma School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue $370 MM $12 MM
Tacoma School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending $356 MM $12 MM
Tacoma School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student $12,781 $12,543
Tacoma School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student $12,309 $12,413
Tacoma School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

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  • TacomaWashington Elementary School
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    0.2 miles
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    Grades: PK-5 | 276 students
    0.8 miles
    2502 N Orchard St
    TacomaWA 98406
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  • TacomaSherman Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 408 students
    0.8 miles
    4415 N 38th St
    TacomaWA 98407
    (253)571-5488
    0.8KG-5408
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    Grades: KG-5 | 440 students
    1.1 miles
    810 Mr. Dahl Dr
    TacomaWA 98403
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    1.1KG-5440
  • TacomaWilson High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1268 students
    1.1 miles
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    TacomaWA 98406
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School Reviews

5  9/8/2009
We found the academics wonderful. They had music, art, and sports during and after school! This school was and is amazing!
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