Mt Tahoma

  • Mt Tahoma serves 1,480 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 50-54% (which is approximately equal to the Washington state average of 51%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 74% (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 72% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is higher than the Washington state average of 45%.

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School Overview

  • Mt Tahoma's student population of 1,480 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 72 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,480 students
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Total Classroom Teachers72 teachers
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School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WA)
Overall School Rank#1114 out of 2,014 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
51%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
74%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio21:119:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
17%
7%
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Hispanic
25%
23%
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Black
19%
4%
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White
28%
55%
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Hawaiian
4%
1%
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Two or more races
6%
8%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Mt Tahoma.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WA.
Diversity Score0.800.41
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Graduation Rate
80%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
62%
37%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
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

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