Mason

  • Mason serves 791 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 59% (which is higher than the Washington state average of 51%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 69% (which is higher than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Washington state level of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Washington state average of 45%.

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School Overview

  • Mason's student population of 791 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 38 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students791 students
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Total Classroom Teachers38 teachers
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School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WA)
Overall School Rank#573 out of 2,014 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
51%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
69%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio21:119:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
7%
7%
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Hispanic
8%
23%
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Black
9%
4%
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White
72%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
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Two or more races
3%
8%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Mason.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WA.
Diversity Score0.47n/a
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Eligible for Free Lunch
27%
37%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
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 Hoyt Early Learning Center
    Grades: PK
    0.2 miles
    2708 N Union Avenue
    Tacoma, WA 98407
    (253)571-1000
    0.2 PK n/a
  • Tacoma Washington Elementary School
    Grades: K-5 | 473 students
    0.2 miles
    6501 S 10th St
    Tacoma, WA 98407
    (253)571-5738
    0.2 K-5 473
  • Tacoma Downing
    Grades: PK-5 | 311 students
    0.8 miles
    2502 N Orchard St
    Tacoma, WA 98406
    (253)571-7133
    0.8 PK-5 311
  • Tacoma Sherman
    Grades: K-5 | 425 students
    0.8 miles
    4415 N 38th St
    Tacoma, WA 98407
    (253)571-5488
    0.8 K-5 425
  • Tacoma Lowell
    Grades: K-5 | 442 students
    1.1 miles
    810 Mr. Dahl Dr
    Tacoma, WA 98403
    (253)571-7200
    1.1 K-5 442

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