4634 S 74th Street
Tacoma, WA 98409
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Mt Tahoma serves 1,353 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 14% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 50%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Washington state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 79% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is higher than the Washington state average of 49% (majority Hispanic and Asian).

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Mt Tahoma's student population of 1,353 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 65 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
1,353 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
65 teachers
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School Rankings

Mt Tahoma is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,052 schools in Washington (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Mt Tahoma is 0.82, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.67. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (WA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1995 out of 2052 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
14%
50%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
21:1
16:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
16%
8%
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Hispanic
28%
25%
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Black
15%
5%
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White
21%
51%
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Hawaiian
7%
1%
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Two or more races
12%
9%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.82
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Graduation Rate
91%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
59%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
7%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 1,353 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 79%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 91% (Top 20% in WA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 14% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 35% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.82

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