Mt Tahoma

4634 S 74th Street
Tacoma, WA 98409
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Mt Tahoma serves 1,427 students in grades 9-12.
Mt Tahoma 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 percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 21% (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 49% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Washington state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 74% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is higher than the Washington state average of 46% (majority Hispanic and Asian).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Mt Tahoma's student population of 1,427 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 69 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,427 students
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Total Classroom Teachers69 teachers
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School Comparison

Mt Tahoma 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 diversity score of Mt Tahoma is 0.81, 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 Testing Rank
#1788 out of 2039 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
21%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio21:117:1
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American Indian
2%
2%
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Asian
16%
8%
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Hispanic
27%
23%
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Black
16%
4%
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White
26%
54%
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Hawaiian
6%
1%
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Two or more races
7%
8%
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Diversity Score
0.810.64
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Graduation Rate
87%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
55%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
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

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Mt Tahoma is Northwest Career And Technical High School (1.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Gray (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Manitou Park (0.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Tacoma Manitou Park Math: 39% | Reading: 49%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 470 students
    0.3 miles
    4330 S 66th St
    Tacoma, WA 98409
    (253) 571-5300
    0.3 PK-5 470
  • Tacoma Gray Math: 28% | Reading: 35%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 526 students
    0.8 miles
    6229 S Tyler St
    Tacoma, WA 98409
    (253) 571-5200
    0.8 6-8 526
  • Tacoma Edison Math: 52% | Reading: 63%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 432 students
    0.9 miles
    5830 S Pine St
    Tacoma, WA 98409
    (253) 571-1700
    0.9 PK-5 432
  • Tacoma Arlington Math: 30-34% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 367 students
    1.0 miles
    3002 S 72nd St
    Tacoma, WA 98409
    (253) 571-3200
    1 PK-5 367
  • Tacoma Madison Headstart
    Grades: PK-K | 7 students
    1.4 miles
    3102 S 43rd Street
    Tacoma, WA 98409
    (253) 571-1032
    1.4 PK-K 7

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